The colonial city of Tegucigalpa offers visitors with wide ranging attractions such as beautiful parks, historic museums and significant landmarks that are dotted all around the city. The interesting history of the city dates back to over 400 years and is rightly depicted in its numerous monuments and important landmarks. Tourist throng the city for having a glimpse at the colonial style churches, vibrant markets and for collecting souvenirs from the numerous handicraft stores mostly located in the downtown area.
The well laid out parks in the city including Parque La Leona, Central Park, Parque Herrera and Plaza España are the best places to relax and spend some leisure time. Besides this, La Tigra National Park and The United Nations National Park are also worth visiting. The Metropolitan Cathedral, National University, Manuel Bonilla Theater and La Merced Church are famous landmarks in Tegucigalpa.