Cumaná attractions

Architectural in Cumaná

Casa Ramos Sucre

Casa Ramos Sucre is dedicated to a local poet, José Antonio Ramos Sucre, born here in 1890. Sucre’s poetry was well ahead of his time, and it was only in the 1960s that his verses attracted the attention of scholars…
Historic Building in Cumaná

Castillo de San Antonio de la Eminencia

The grandest and best-restored colonial structure in town is the coral-rock Castillo de San Antonio de la Eminencia, with good views over the city and coastline from a hill just southeast of the center. Constructed …
Museum in Cumaná

Museo Gran Mariscal de Ayacucho

The Museo Gran Mariscal de Ayacucho is dedicated to the Cumaná-born hero of the War of Independence, General Antonio José de Sucre (1795–1830), who liberated Peru and Bolivia. His statue is nearby in the park.
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Museo de Arqueología e Historia del Estado Sucre

Next door to the Casa Ramos Sucre, the Museo de Arqueología e Historia del Estado Sucre has a small archaeological collection, though it was closed for renovations at the time of research.
Gallery in Cumaná

Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Cumaná

Next to Castillo de San Antonio is this small, concrete Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Cumaná. It stages changing exhibits of modern art, and is only open on weekends if there are events.
Architectural in Cumaná

Casa Natal de Andrés Eloy Blanco

The Casa Natal de Andrés Eloy Blanco is a historic house where one of Venezuela’s most extraordinary poets was born in 1896.