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Plaza de la Fé Juan Pablo II - City Plaza Managua - Nicaragua

At Plaza de la Fé Juan Pablo II, the pope gives his blessing from a white obelisk in the middle of an empty concrete lot. In 1996, on his second trip to the country (he had also visited in 1983), Pope John Paul II stood in the same plaza and addressed the Nicaraguan people. You can find more monuments commemorating his visit at Catholic churches around the countryside, particularly in Jinotepe and Niquinohomo. Plaza de la Fé Juan Pablo II is now mainly used as a parking area when infrequent events are held at the Concha Acustica. During the day, the empty plaza is also patrolled by a couple of friendly guards.

Across from the Malecòn
Managua, Nicaragua

City Plaza

Relative price: Budget

Travel Skills: None

Here are other activities in and around Managua that may be of interest: La Plaza de la Revolucción , Plaza de la Cultura de Guatemala and Plaza de la República.

By Rachael Hanley
A sometime newspaper journalist with a heavy side of wanderlust, Rachael moved to Quito in November to work on the V!VA staff. She is currently...
03 May 2009

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