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Nicaragua - Culture


  • Paradise on earth beach on the Pacific
  • Street food vendor cooking
  • Colorful houses in central Granada
  • The National Palace and Culture Museum

Social Conventions

Family is very important to the people of Nicaragua and large families are central to many communities.  While dress is casual in Nicaragua, personal appearance is very important and visitors should wear clean, neat and modest clothing.  Skimpy clothing should be avoided especially if planning to visit churches or other holy places.  

 

Language

Spanish is the official language of Nicaragua, however, along the Caribbean coast and parts of the Atlantic coastal plain, English and indigenous languages are spoken.

 

Religion

More than half of the population of Nicaragua (approximately 58%) identify themselves as being Roman Catholic.  Other religions represented in the country include those who belong to Evangelical churches, Moravian churches and Jehovah’s Witnesses.  There are also small communities of Jewish, Muslim and Mormon populations.

 


 

Extend Your Trip

After your Nicaragua tour, why not consider another of Goway's Latin America tours. These include a large selection of other exciting countries in Central and South America. We offer Chile vacation packages and Easter Island toursEcuador vacation packages which include Galapagos cruises, Peru vacation packages which include Machu Picchu tours and Brazil tours including Iguassu Falls tours among many others. 

 


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