Houston, Texas (PRWEB) May 14, 2013
Leon real estate services have just been announced by RealEstatesNicaragua.com. The new service will help anyone interested in buying or selling property in Leon, Nicaragua. Leon is located in the Northwest of Nicaragua, and is considered the cultural capital of the country. It is home to many universities and museums. It has colonial architecture throughout the city and also has many cathedrals throughout the city. Leon is one of the oldest cities in all of Nicaragua and has close access to the beach. It has been a popular destination for tourists for a long time and is now becoming a popular place for expats to retire as well and buy property.
Leon is located along the Chiquito River, some 90 km northwest of Managua, and some 18 km east of the Pacific Ocean coast. Although less populous than Managua, Leon has long been the intellectual center of the nation, with its main university founded in 1813. Leon is also an important industrial, agricultural (sugar cane, cattle, peanut, plantain, sorghum) and commercial center for Nicaragua.
Leon has fine examples of Spanish Colonial architecture, including the grand Cathedral of the Assumption, built from 1706 to 1740, with two towers added in 1746 and 1779. In the year 2011, the Cathedral of the Assumption was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Leon is also close to many attraction in the area, including Poneloya beach, the San Jacinto Swarms (a geothermal place at the base of the Santa Clara volcano), Momotombo volcano, and Cerro Negro volcano.
To learn more about buying and selling Leon properties and other Nicaragua real estate, visit the website http://realestatesnicaragua.com or to learn more about Leon visit this page here: http://realestatesnicaragua.com/leon-real-estate-for-sale/ a specific page on real estate in Leon, Nicaragua. The website is dedicated to helping buy and sell property in the entire country of Nicaragua.