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Masaya has, during several eruptions, spurted fire from it's summit, it also used to have a molten lava lake, so it's thought of as one of the worlds most exciting volcanoes. Masaya also emits large quantities of hot sulphur gases. You can drive almost to the rim, very exciting, especially during winter when rain forms steam and rises from the crater. You can also tour the volcanic tunnels, which have really interesting rock formations and at night you can visit a view point looking directly into the mouth of the volcano.

Written by  Hamish Holl.

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