A short walk from the Metrocentro shopping centre, in the middle of a field, is the Catedral Metropolitana de la Purísima Concepción, known simply as the Catedral Nueva, a striking and brutal piece of architecture whose roof resembles a collection of large concrete hand grenades. Inside there’s a bleeding figure of Christ encased in glass, but the milling worshippers are more compelling than the cavernous interior.

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Nicaragua's tourism revolution: this is the year to visit

Nicaragua's tourism revolution: this is the year to visit

Nicaragua is fast becoming the must-visit Central American nation. Sarah Gilbert tells us why you need to explore this fascinating country before the crowds and…

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Great journeys – as chosen by you

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