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Get a feel for Nicaragua's history and pre-history at Centro Cultural Antiguo Convento San Francisco. The small museum features archaeological items, such as pre-Columbian statues, which date from 800 to 1200 CE. These were carved by the native inhabitants of the Zaptera Islands. There are also other items such as pottery and city models that are dedicated to the country's history. The central courtyard features a vibrant garden, which is surrounded by abstract paintings. Complete your historical tour, then visit the adjoining church next door. Plan your Centro Cultural Antiguo Convento San Francisco visit and explore what else you can see and do in Granada using our Granada online tour itinerary maker.
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This museum lays out the entire early history of the San Francisco Convent as well as Nicaragua & Granada. It is good for older children, but not your children. more »
Small museum. Main attractions is the statues of Mayan gods discovered in Zapatera island in Lake Cocibolca in late 19th century. statues were dated between 800 - 1200 AD. they are mostly of Mayan... more »
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