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==Get in==
 
==Get in==
  
You can get to Chinandega from Managua on a mini bus or bus in Huembes Market.  This costs $3 and takes 2.5 hours and is very safe.
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You can get to Chinandega from [[Managua]] on a mini bus or bus in Huembes Market.  This costs $3 and takes 2.5 hours and is very safe.
  
 
Hitchiking is an option, as is renting a car.
 
Hitchiking is an option, as is renting a car.
  
Chinandega is past leon.  Refer to ViaNica for more directions [http://www.vianica.com]
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Chinandega is past [[Leon]].  Refer to ViaNica for more directions [http://www.vianica.com]
  
 
==Get around==
 
==Get around==
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* Take a bike taxi (5 cordobas)
 
* Take a bike taxi (5 cordobas)
  
There are school buses that leave from "El Mercadito" to go to other parts of Chinandega province, such as the town of El Viejo, where the rosquillas (cheese crackers) are famous.
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There are school buses that leave from "El Mercadito" to go to other parts of Chinandega province, such as the town of [[El Viejo]], where the rosquillas (cheese crackers) are famous.
  
 
==See==
 
==See==
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There are many sights that make Chinandega a great place to come:
 
There are many sights that make Chinandega a great place to come:
  
* Volcanoes - see them from the Hotel los Volcanes
 
* Playa Venetia - accessible with rental car, or even better, hire a taxi driver
 
* Puerto de Corinto - accessible with rental car, or even better, hire a taxi driver
 
 
* Large churches in town
 
* Large churches in town
 
* Great park in the middle of town
 
* Great park in the middle of town
 
* Friendly, real people
 
* Friendly, real people
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Going to the central park is a good past time.  There are many carts selling hamburguers and milkshakes.  You can also take the famous "bus pelon" for a ride around the town - for just 3 cordobas.  It is a way to enjoy the cool night air.
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==Do==
 
==Do==
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*'''Dilectus''' is the major night club in Chinandega.  There is a 50 cordoba cover. Everyone is very dressed up here.  They play a mix of salsa, merengue, reggeaton and hip hop.  The crowd ranges from 14 year olds to 40 year olds - the majority in their mid-late twenties.
  
 
==Buy==
 
==Buy==
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You can satisfy your need for USA-style food from
 
You can satisfy your need for USA-style food from
Subway <br>
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*Subway
Tip Top<br>
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*Tip Top
RostiPollo<br>
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*RostiPollo
On The Run<br>
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*On The Run
Hotel de los Volcanes <br>
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*Hotel de los Volcanes
La Union grocery store
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*La Union grocery store
  
 
There is also great food from the many fritangas on the side of the road.
 
There is also great food from the many fritangas on the side of the road.
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Also, do not forget to try TONCUA!  It is the most delilious fruit ever. Ask street vendors if they know anyone who is selling Tonqua.
 
Also, do not forget to try TONCUA!  It is the most delilious fruit ever. Ask street vendors if they know anyone who is selling Tonqua.
  
The BEST PIZZA in Nicaragua comes from Pizza HOT...  I love the name, but I love the pizza more.  There are 2 Pizza Hots in Chinandega!   
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The BEST PIZZA in Nicaragua comes from Pizza HOT...  love the name, but love the pizza more.  There are 2 Pizza Hots in Chinandega!   
  
 
If you want gourmet food, check out Jack's, which is on main street.
 
If you want gourmet food, check out Jack's, which is on main street.
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==Drink==
 
==Drink==
There are many types of beers, both foreign and domestic to try out. My favortie is Tona which you can buy at any local pub for about 5 cordobas .
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There are many types of beers, both foreign and domestic to try out. A favortie is Tona which you can buy at any local pub for about 5 cordobas .
  
 
==Sleep==
 
==Sleep==
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==Get out==
 
==Get out==
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* Volcanoes - see them from the Hotel los Volcanes
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* Playa Venetia - accessible with rental car, or even better, hire a taxi driver
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* Puerto de Corinto - accessible with rental car, or even better, hire a taxi driver
  
Dilectus is the major night club in Chinandega.  There is a 50 cordoba cover. Everyone is very dressed up here.  They play a mix of salsa, merengue, reggeaton and hip hop.  The crowd ranges from 14 year olds to 40 year olds - the majority in their mid-late twenties.
 
 
Going to the central park is a good past time.  There are many carts selling hamburguers and milkshakes.  You can also take the famous "bus pelon" for a ride around the town - for just 3 cordobas.  It is a way to enjoy the cool night air.
 
  
 
[[WikiPedia:Chinandega]]
 
[[WikiPedia:Chinandega]]
  
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Chinandega is in Nicaragua.

Contents

Get in

You can get to Chinandega from Managua on a mini bus or bus in Huembes Market. This costs $3 and takes 2.5 hours and is very safe.

Hitchiking is an option, as is renting a car.

Chinandega is past Leon. Refer to ViaNica for more directions [1]

Get around

In Chinandega city you can either

  • Walk
  • Take a taxi (8 cordobas)
  • Take a bike taxi (5 cordobas)

There are school buses that leave from "El Mercadito" to go to other parts of Chinandega province, such as the town of El Viejo, where the rosquillas (cheese crackers) are famous.

See

There are many sights that make Chinandega a great place to come:

  • Large churches in town
  • Great park in the middle of town
  • Friendly, real people

Going to the central park is a good past time. There are many carts selling hamburguers and milkshakes. You can also take the famous "bus pelon" for a ride around the town - for just 3 cordobas. It is a way to enjoy the cool night air.


Do

  • Dilectus is the major night club in Chinandega. There is a 50 cordoba cover. Everyone is very dressed up here. They play a mix of salsa, merengue, reggeaton and hip hop. The crowd ranges from 14 year olds to 40 year olds - the majority in their mid-late twenties.

Buy

Eat

You can satisfy your need for USA-style food from

  • Subway
  • Tip Top
  • RostiPollo
  • On The Run
  • Hotel de los Volcanes
  • La Union grocery store

There is also great food from the many fritangas on the side of the road.

Also, do not forget to try TONCUA! It is the most delilious fruit ever. Ask street vendors if they know anyone who is selling Tonqua.

The BEST PIZZA in Nicaragua comes from Pizza HOT... love the name, but love the pizza more. There are 2 Pizza Hots in Chinandega!

If you want gourmet food, check out Jack's, which is on main street.

Just ask everyone for directions to these various places because they will know.

Drink

There are many types of beers, both foreign and domestic to try out. A favortie is Tona which you can buy at any local pub for about 5 cordobas .

Sleep

  • Los Volcanes Hotel, Km. 129 1/2, Carretera a Chinandega, Nicaragua (Go to Chinandega. From Chinandega hire a taxi to take you to the hotel. They will know where it is.), 505-341-1000, [2]. A high quality hotel in Chinandega. Nice food. You can relax here. $46-93.

Get out

  • Volcanoes - see them from the Hotel los Volcanes
  • Playa Venetia - accessible with rental car, or even better, hire a taxi driver
  • Puerto de Corinto - accessible with rental car, or even better, hire a taxi driver



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