If you go to this place please make sure you go with a tour guide or else you might not understand the truth about this places history. If we wouldn't of had a guide we would of just thought it was some abandoned fort, but now we know the real story behind it.
This is a very interesting place. The top of a hill with incredible views. It appears to be as high as the Masaya Volcano. Although built long after the Spanish conquerors gave up on Nicaragua, it is a fort. It appears to have been used a lot as a kind of political prison, in which opponents to the Somoza dictatorship... 更多
I walked up the hill from the main road...quite a hike. Beautiful views from the top, but don't take a tour company to the site. The amount of money you will pay is not worth it for what you will see and read. I took a bus from metrocentro in Managua there and back for less than the entrance fee... 更多
This former fortress and political prison is just outside Masaya and only costs $2 to enter, so it's a bargain. From the fortress walls you get a great panoramic view of the area, including several volcanoes. Venture down into the cells and you can see a grim reminder of Nicaragua's political past. You'll need to ask one of the attendants... 更多
We traveled as a group of 16 to El Coyotepe Fortress. It was $2.00 per person to have the tour. We were blessed to have an interpreter with us as the tour guide explained the history. The history is important, but gruesome. The part when we went into the dungeon was the worst and I do not recommend it at... 更多
There is a very good panoramic view from the El Coyotepe fortress of the surrounding area. You can see Lake Nicaragua, Lake Managua, Masaya Lagoon, Masaya volcano, Mombacho volcano and the city of Masaya. The cost was $2 U.S. for entry to the site. The fort is a fairly large structure with cells on the lower level which were used... 更多
It's a grim place, with a grim history, but now run by the Boy Scouts, who do a good job with their guided tour.