Somoto Tourism

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Somoto (Spanish pronunciation: [soˈmoto]) is a city and municipality located in the hills of northern Nicaragua, and capital of the department of Madriz. It is around 20 km (12 miles) south-west of Ocotal and 51 km (32 miles) north-west of Estelí. It sits on the Pan-American Highway around 16 km (10 miles) from the Honduran border crossing at El Espino. Founded in pre-Hispanic times by Olmec and Aztec immigrants from modern Mexico, Somoto is the economic and cultural heart of Madriz. It has also become a growing tourist centre since the discovery of Somoto Canyon, located 13 km (8 miles) west of the city. Somoto has a total population of approximately 40,000, with 15,000 people living in the urban area and 25,000 in 48 nearby communities. It is known as La Flor de Henequén (the Flower of Henequen) as a result of the cultivation of this crop in the city's environs. It is also renowned for its production of rosquillas somoteñas, crispy corn biscuits with a variety of flavours.

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Home to pretty treasures, Somoto is Nicaragua's best kept secret. A vacation to Somoto can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

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Facts and Stats for Somoto*

  • Living in Somoto - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index 99.3 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Somoto

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Somoto

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.16 USD
    • International Movie per seat 5 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 41.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 79.14 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 60.31 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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