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Loma de Tiscapa

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Address: Parque Loma de Tiscapa, Managua, Nicaragua
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+505 8872 2555
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Excellent historical art exhibit

Worth the quick taxi ride up; you'll learn a lot of Nicaragua's real-life "John Wayne" and revolutionary history. Eerie museum too which helps the setting of the tortures by... read more

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Alexandria, Virginia
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Alexandria, Virginia
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Worth the quick taxi ride up; you'll learn a lot of Nicaragua's real-life "John Wayne" and revolutionary history. Eerie museum too which helps the setting of the tortures by Somoza. Great city view from the top.

Thank Nicoya-Americano85
Dallas, Texas
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a good place to see views of the city and the lake. You can walk through the Somoza dungeons that have now been turned into a museum.

Thank Landon H
Wokingham, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

from the top here, the view is fantastic. it could be impressive to watch the sunrise or sunset from here!!! i did not make it.

Thank PeterC168662
Costa Rica
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23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful and historic place, it was nice to know all the things that happened in that place and all the crimes committed during the revolution, you can see all Managua from there.

Thank Adolfo A
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2 reviews
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Challege to find entrance, there is no sign. Driving in managua is a wild ride with rotarys , lots of traffic,very few signs, and no rules. We visited park on weekday, no other tourists, but felt safe. There is security and tour guides. We had a great tour of past prison area from Ulysis, who has english. .

Thank happyhoward
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

At the exhibits Near the place where in 1934 Sandino and his colleagues got bullets in their heads fired by Somoza's National Guardsmen after Sandino had his last supper with the president. The former presidential palace at the Tiscapa crater lake rim was destroyed by an earthquake. At the highest point there is now a statue of Sandino's silhouette -his... More 

Thank Robert937
New Orleans, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This place is a must visit while in Managua. There is so much history. Try going early in the morning when it is not too hot, specially if you are traveling with children. Enjoy a lovely view of Managua and Xolotlán -the Lake.

Thank RJua
Sainte-Adele, Canada
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Nice place to take picture of Managua. The exposition is very interesting. Good way to start your discovery of the city.

Thank Joanne C
Vilanova i la Geltru, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 251 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

The Loma de Tiscapa is an important historical point for the citizens of Nicaragua as it is where in 1934 the general Augusto C. Sandino was arrested after signing a peace treatment and having dinner with President Juan Bautista Sacasa and general Anastasio Somoza Garcia, who was the first director of the National Guard. This is where the Presidential Palace... More 

Thank Erindel66
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 250 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Beautiful panoramic view. Some interesting exhibits on Somaza. There is a zip line canopy tour for adventurous that costs otherwise everything is free. Very worth doing. If you have teens and young adults they'd like the canopy tour

Thank Chinapjs

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