Forbes places León as the number one city in the world to visit in 2018

In recent months we have seen how Nicaragua begins to stand out in the press and international media as the main tourist destination in 2018. Until recently CNN highlighted Nicaragua in a list of 5 countries tourists should visit during the best month to travel: April. At the beginning of the year the New York Post tells us on its cover that we “forget” about Costa Rica, that the new “super-star” of Central America is Nicaragua, I’m not inventing it, here is the link, equally important airlines as Iberia and Avianca have promoted Nicaragua as a desired tourist destination this year. The prestigious US magazine Condé Nast Traveler also published a publication that lists the 10 “Best Hotels in the End of the World”, and in the first position is a hotel located on the South Caribbean Coast of Nicaragua.

This time an article written by journalist Ann Abel, a Forbes collaborator and specialist in articles on tourism and travel, places León as the number one city in the world to visit in 2018. “The coolest city”, “Just one hour away from the Managua airport, the best way to discover León is on foot, since much of its charm is found in the narrow colonial streets, art galleries, museums, restaurants and architecture. “says the editor. ‘

You may also be interested: The Highest Jump in Nicaragua

To make the list, the US publication specializing in business and finance, consulted experts from high-level travel companies around the world about “new, safe or newly discovered” places and “transforming” sites. The complete list is as follows:

  1. León, Nicaragua
  2. Medellín, Colombia
  3. Brazzaville, Congo
  4. El Cairo, Egipto
  5. Arequipa, Perú
  6. Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  7. Malaca, Malasia
  8. Puebla, México
  9. Nagasaki, Japón
  10. Addis Abeda, Etiopía.