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*The Original* Free Walking Tour León-Nicaragua

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About the guru Leonel

We are a friendly Team, focused on our History, culture and many other fantastic characteristics that make unic and beautiful our city. Free Walking Tour León (The Original) has been running over 3 years ago, we have walked with a great many of people around our crazy City. We are happy and proud of providing this walking, being that it's the only complete tour in León a... More »

We are a friendly Team, focused on our History, culture and many other fantastic characteristics that make unic and beautiful our city. Free Walking Tour León (The Original) has been running over 3 years ago, we have walked with a great many of people around our crazy City. We are happy and proud of providing this walking, being that it's the only complete tour in León and across Nicaragua!! and of course! for walkers like you!! Come, join us and experience the city while knowing the history through interesting murals, the colonial churches,volcanoes, traditional food and why not? many suggestions that will make you feel more comfortable during your stay,and ready to discover león by your own. #FreeWalkingTourLeón

About the tour

* The Original * Free Walking Tour. It is the Welcome Tour to all of the travelers of the World coming to Nicaragua.

In León, the oldest city in the country while walking around its Historical Center!! we´ll bump into with:

History, Culture, Gastronomy, friendly People, beautiful Churches, Monuments and several Murals. they are the vivid memories of a City that still remains its colonial heritage, land of crazy poets and art.

Santiago de los Caballeros de León, it was called in 1524 by Spanish settlers. And it was designated as the first capital of Nicaragua by Captain Francisco Hernández de Córdoba.

León has been the brain of the Nation and the center of the most important historical facts.

thus, descovering and to know about León is to know about Nicaragua!!

* The first Capital of Nicaragua.

* Headquarters of the first University and 2 in Central America (UNAN).

* Cradle of the largest Nicaraguan Rubén Darío, prince of the letras Castellanas.

* Capital of the Sandinista Popular Revolution until the fall of the Somoza dictatorship.

* FSLN Foundation, Sandinista National Liberation Front.

* Heritage site that has 2 of the 4 cultural resources declared Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO.

 

Many events of national and regional importance talk the history about the Colonial City of León.

It's a excellent place to live experiences in; Volcanoes, Beaches, Islands, Traditions, Gastronomy, Nights of Music and Latin Dances, Learn Spanish, Rural Communities, Natural Reserves and a lot of experiences waiting for you.

Meeting point
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How to find me: NW corner of Basilic Cathedral 20 meters norh, Vivero de Empresas, Office #1.
Tour duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

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What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give €10 per person, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!

Ratings 185

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Carlangas

2 months ago

Disfrutamos mucho del tour. Leonel fue súper amigable y nos hizo baterías recomendaciones de que visitar en León y en las cercanías

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Ineth

6 months ago

Great tour! Perfect mix between culture, history, food, recommendations and the guides personal story. Would definitely recommend.

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Benjamin

6 months ago

Lionel was the best! His English was stellar, and he's an easy guy to talk to. Very knowledgeable of the history and surrounding area. Would highly recommend, especially when it's your first full day in the city.

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Kari

6 months ago

Noel was a great guide - imparting lots of information with energy and passion! He also helped me out with transport options. A great intro to the city and also to Nicaraguan history. Highly recommended.

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Emmanuelle

7 months ago

Great tour!! If you are in Leon, this is a most do. The guide was really knowledgeable and entertaining. I learned a lot about the history of Nicaragua and Leon!

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Ilaria

7 months ago

4.9 (185 Ratings) Rate this tour