The theater “teatro ángela peralta was built in the years 1869 till 1874 as an opera house and later on it was used as a cinema. In 1964 the operation discontinued and in 1975 it the hurricane “oilvia” hit it badly and gave it the rest. It collapsed completely and the city government wanted to tear it down. In the late 80s there was initative to save the theater, in 1990 it was declared as a national cultural monument and it reopened again in 1990.
The old town is pitoresk, many newly renovated buildings alternate with complete ruins and often the fresh painted facade is a pure scenery. Be sure to visit the covered market place.