León is the second largest city in Nicaragua, after Managua. Founded by the Spanish as Santiago de los Caballeros de León, it is the capital and largest city of León Department. It also has the distinction of being the first Capital of Nicaragua. As of 2016, the municipality of León had an projected population of 206,264.
Leon is centuries of History and traditions. Some of the most important battles of the revolution were fought here.
Leon has a unique gastronomy, where all the elements of the Nicaraguan culture are found.
Time and legends are nestled in the streets, the beaches and the many volcanoes for you to explore providing an incredible and unforgettable experience.