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Granada

city nicaragua

Granada (pop. 58,100), oldest city in Nicaragua, located on Lake Nicaragua. The city, founded in 1523, was raided by pirates throughout the 1600s. It was burned in 1856 by U.S. adventurer William Walker, and rebuilt shortly thereafter. The city has many ornate Spanish-style churches and fine mansions.

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