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The city of Granada is Nicaragua’s most visited site and is located on the shores of Lake Nicaragua beneath the imposing Mombacho Volcano. This charming colonial city was founded by the Spanish conquerors in 1524 and preserved colonial, baroque and neoclassical architecture is outstanding. There are many significant adobe buildings such as the Cathedral, the Bishop Palace, the old train station, the City Hall and the San Juan de Dios Hospital which evoke memories of the town’s flourishing past. Nearby, the Mombacho Volcano is an unforgettable attraction and dazzling cloud forest hides many unique endemic species like salamanders, orchids and butterflies.