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  • Address: Calle Real Xalteva, Granada, Nicaragua

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Iglesia de la Merced

There are several churches in Granada to visit, but the Iglesia de la Merced (not far from Central Park) is noted by many as the city's most beautiful. The church on this site dates from the early 16th century, although it has been damaged twice (to the point of nearly-complete destruction once) and rebuilt, most recently in the 1860s. The present look of the interior is from the most recent reconstruction, while the Baroque facade was added in the 1780s.

Anyone can enjoy a stroll through La Merced church, but the best reason to go is to climb the church's lone bell tower for commanding views of the city center. You will be able to explore the church itself for free, but there is a small admission charge to climb up into the tower. Note that you may need to find a caretaker to gain access to the tower stairs, which are generally open from 10am-6pm on most days, and those who are claustrophobic should be aware it's a narrow spiral staircase to the top.

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Granada and its Islets Tour from Managua, Managua, null
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Granada and its Islets Tour from Managua

Granada, colonial city is one of the main tourist destinations of the country. You will take a boat ride around Cocibolca Lake to see the Granada Islets, and ...  Read more

Location: Managua, Nicaragua
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $56.00
3-Hour Walking Tour of Granada, Granada, City Tours
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3-Hour Walking Tour of Granada

Explore the city of Granada on this 3-hour walking tour. Relax on a horse drawn carriage through the city before continuing on foot. Visit an art gallery, the ...  Read more

Location: Granada, Nicaragua
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $54.00
Granada City Tour and Boat Tour in Lake Nicaragua, Granada, Walking Tours
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Granada City Tour and Boat Tour in Lake Nicaragua

Spend a day touring Granada to see the important sites, including the convent of San Francisco Church and Iglesia la Merced. In the afternoon, cruise around ...  Read more

Location: Granada, Nicaragua
Duration: 6 hours (approx.)

From USD $104.00
Granada and San Francisco Convent Tour from Managua, Managua, Half-day Tours
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Granada and San Francisco Convent Tour from Managua

No visit to Granada is complete without a tour of the city’s beautiful historic center and what better way to do that than on a traditional horse-drawn ...  Read more

Location: Managua, Nicaragua
Duration: Flexible

From USD $93.40
Granada City Tour, Granada, City Tours
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Granada City Tour

Granada is the oldest city in Central America to remain on its original site. The most colorful of Nicaragua’s cities, Granada has been charming travelers with ...  Read more

Location: Granada, Nicaragua
Duration: 6 hours (approx.)

From USD $75.00
Full Day Nicaragua Tour, Tamarindo, City Tours
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Full Day Nicaragua Tour

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Explore all of Nicaragua's most famous highlights all in one day from Costa Rica! You will see a dormant volcano crater, the active Masaya Crater, go shopping ...  Read more

Location: Tamarindo, Costa Rica
Duration: 15 hours (approx.)

From USD $175.00

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