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Cultural sightseeing in Honduras. What to visit - museums, temples, castles and palaces

West Bay Beach - Roatan The capital and cultural center of Honduras is the city of Tegucigalpa. It is rich in all sorts of attractions, being primarily associated with beautiful Mayan legends. The central streets have preserved many beautiful buildings of colonial times, which are in perfect harmony with modern architecture. A prominent monument of the colonial era is Iglesia de San Francisco, the first church whose construction took place at the end of the 16th century. A religious monument of a later time is the Cathedral of San Miguel built in the second half of the 18th century. There are also remarkable natural sites in the capital. Thus, Parque Central begins not far from the aforementioned cathedral.
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Travelers are also attracted by the capital's surroundings where there are many other historical monuments. In a small provincial town, you will find an important shrine - Basilica de la Virgen de Souyapa, the construction of which started in 1954. The magnificent building's decoration is still ongoing. The church is striking with its sumptuous design and completely unique architectural style.
The city of Comayagua is equally attractive from a sightseeing point of view. Also founded in the colonial period, it had been the capital of the country until 1880. The city has hundreds of ancient buildings and historical monuments, which would be of interest to any traveler. The spectacular Comayagua Cathedral, magnificent palaces, and numerous museums attract tourists from all over the world. Vacationers must visit the Colonial Museum, which is housed in the old university building. It acquaints visitors with the history of the city and shows the most incredible artifacts and archaeological finds. Copyright
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In the suburban area of Comayagua, there is the picturesque town of Santa Lucia, which boasts an abundance of beautiful architectural monuments. In its outlines, the town still resembles a picturesque medieval village with narrow cobbled streets, elegant churches, and spacious squares. You cannot ignore the ancient city of Choluteca with its impressive cathedrals, various museums, and natural attractions. Here, fans of eco-tourism would probably be interested in visiting the nearby Tiger Island, which is an extinct basaltic volcano.
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Cathedrals and basilicas in Honduras
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