Got your plane ticket booked and paid for and your luggage all packed? Read on for a few basic Managua tips before you take off.
Managua is the national capital city of Nicaragua and is located 150 miles (241 kilometers) southeast of the noteworthy city of Tegucigalpa.
Like meeting the locals on vacation? This part of Western Nicaragua is home to around 950,000 residents.
Places to visit in Managua
Try to imagine the age-old secrets hidden in the walls of National Palace as you stare up at its superb facade. Want some more ideas? Oh to be a fly on these walls! Picture the countless deals and heated conversations that have taken place at Presidential House. Take a tour and get an up-close-and-personal look at this historically significant building. But there's more. Some of the world's most exquisite areas of water are lagoons. Make tracks to Tiscapa Lagoon and marvel at the splendor of this shallow, sheltered pool.
Where do you fly into for Managua?
Got your bags packed and your passport in your hand? Great — board a plane to Augusto C. Sandino International Airport (MGA). Once you land, you'll be just 7 miles (11 kilometers) to the east from central Managua.