*The Original* Free Walking Tour León-Nicaragua

Duration: 2h and 15min
Languages: English, Spanish, French
Registered on January 23, 2018

We are a friendly team, focused on our history, culture, and many other fantastic features that make our city unique and beautiful. Free Walking Tour León (The Original) has been running for more than 3 years, and the street art tour (a shorter tour focused on the murals). we have walked with many people around our crazy city. We are happy and proud to offer this trek as it is the only complete tour in León and in all of Nicaragua! and of course! for walkers like you!! Come join us and experience the city while learning about the history through interesting murals, 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 on your own. # FreeWalkingTourLeón

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    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

* The Original * Free Walking Tour 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 artists. 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, discovering and knowing about León is knowing 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 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.

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  • Meeting point:
    Av. Central Nte., León, Nicaragua
    Av. Central Nte., León, Nicaragua
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    Avenida Central Norte, Across the street from the Tourist Information Office

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

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Ella 08 Dec 2023

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Travelled alone - Dec 2023
Leo have such a good overview of the history of Leon and Nicaragua, that was simple enough for everyone to understand and he was also capable of asking any of our questions. Really attentive guide with lots of passion, the best guide I’ve had for a walking tour
Ian Wood 04 Dec 2023

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Travelled in couple - Dec 2023
Pleasant enough and laid back tour, moves slow and you can’t wander off to get water otherwise you will get lost as I did
Zahra 03 Dec 2023

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Travelled alone - Dec 2023
This free walking tour was one the best I’ve ever done!! Our guide (Leo? Leon?) was super knowledgeable and interesting, we even did a mini food tour at the market. Highly highly recommend this tour !!!
Debra 24 Nov 2023

Fantastic guide, so much knowledge!
Jessica 23 Nov 2023

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Travelled alone - Nov 2023
Unser Guide war so mega gut. Wirklich ein Erlebnis. Informationen, Geschichte und das Kosten der traditionellen Gerichte ein absolutes Highlight. Vielen Dank für dieses einmalige Erlebnis.
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What should you know?

Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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