Hundreds of devout Catholics took to the streets of Managua on Thursday to celebrate the image of Santo Domingo de Guzmán, which once a year tours the former eastern neighborhoods of the Nicaraguan capital.

The parishioners gathered at the Santo Domingo church in the north of Managua to take a tour of about 10 hours through some popular neighborhoods that a century ago were located in the east of the capital.

That included the crowded Oriental Market which, covering 106 hectares is considered the largest in Central America, and with its more than 20,000 fixed establishments, attracts more than 100,000 people per day.