Top things to do in La Asunción

in La Asunción

Museo Nueva Cádiz

On the northern side of the plaza is the Museo Nueva Cádiz, named after the first Spanish town in South America, which was established around 1500 on Isla Cubagua, south of Margarita. An earthquake in 1541 completel…
in La Asunción

Castillo de Santa Rosa

Just outside town, is the Castillo de Santa Rosa, one of seven forts built on the island to protect it from pirate attacks. It provides great views and has some old armor on display.