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Casa de los Leones

 
 
Casa de los Leones Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 4, 2019
1. Casa de los Leones Marker
Inscription.  

Casa de los Leones
Edificio reconstruido y ampliado a dos plantas entre 1920 y 1926. El portal vestigio de la construcción original de fecha próxima a 1550. Ultima reconstrucción 1992-1996.

English translation:
House of the Lions
This building was reconstructed and enlarged to two floors between 1920 and 1926. The entryway is a remnant of the original construction from around 1550. The last reconstruction was done from 1992-1996.
 
Location. 11° 55.865′ N, 85° 57.208′ W. Marker is in Granada, Granada. Marker is on Avenida Guzmán just north of Calle la Libertad, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Avenida Guzmán is pedestrian-only in front of the marker. Marker is in this post office area: Granada 43000, Nicaragua. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 18 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tribute to Nicaraguan Independence Leaders (a few steps from this marker); William Walker's Stables (within shouting distance of this marker); Rubén Darío in Granada (within shouting distance of this marker); Father Rafael Villavicencio
Casa de los Leones and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 4, 2019
2. Casa de los Leones and Marker
The marker can be seen here to the right of the original entryway.
(about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); María Romero Meneses (about 150 meters away); Garibaldi in Granada (about 180 meters away); La Gran Francia (about 210 meters away); Carlos Ulloa A. (approx. 16.3 kilometers away in Masaya). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Granada.
 
Categories. Colonial EraMan-Made Features
 
Casa de los Leones and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 4, 2019
3. Casa de los Leones and Marker
The 1550 entryway to the Casa de los Leones, mentioned in the marker text image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, May 4, 2019
4. The 1550 entryway to the Casa de los Leones, mentioned in the marker text
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on May 10, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 10, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 84 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 10, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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