Being the capital city and economic center, has more shopping malls, traditional markets and supermarkets. Most important Shopping malls are:
Galerías Santo Domingo:
Located at Km 7 Masaya highway, is the largest and most exclusive in the country, with over 130 stores with international brands, entertainment for all ages, has a Zona Viva, with the best restaurants, sport bars and the latest club Moods.
Among its services are: Shops, banks, ATMs, cafes, food court, restaurants, wine bar, pharmacy, phone center, game center, club, 10 cinemas, Wi-fi and more ...
Located on Masaya highway is one of the most visited, with 120 shops and a wide range of services such as shopping, financial, immigration and migration office, food court, 6 cinemas, free internet access, playgrounds and hosts fashion events, trade shows and more.
Multicentro Las Americas:
Located in Bello Horizonte, is the second largest, has 159 stores, banks, supermarket, free internet access, 6 cinemas, food court with 19 restaurants and has a terrace where you can practice adventure sports, it also host variety of events. http://www.lasamericas.com.ni/default.aspx
Centro Comercial Managua:
is the oldest of all, located in Centroamerica neighboor was rebuilt after a fire, and still is very crowded, especially in its traditional shopping nights on wednesdays on the christmas season, which are animated by national music groups.
is located near the historic center of Managua, has 65 stores, 8 cinemas, food court area and also has a square known as Plaza Maya where concerts and various cultural presentations.
But definitely if you want to venture and meet the traditional markets the best option is:
Roberto Huembes Market:
one of the most orderly and safe, compared with the rest, is famous because there you can buy handicrafts coming from all around the country, such like the famous hammocks, enjoy typical food and drinks, you will find everything from clothes, grains, fruits, vegetables, plants, household appliances, but the more special is the atmosphere.
It also has a bus station with connections to Masaya, Granada and Rivas. For added security precaution it is suggested with their personal items.
There are also various places to shop, with some stores and restaurants such as Plaza Caracol, Brazil Plaza, Plaza Maranao just to mention a few.
And finally there are the Supermarkets La Union, La Colonia, Pali and Pricesmart (the latter requires membership to enter), where you can find all the basic products and more, are located in different parts of the city, easily you´ll find one.