Top things to do in Miranda State

in San Francisco de Yare

Casa de los Diablos Danzantes

The Casa de los Diablos Danzantes, one block down from the plaza, shelters a small museum with a collection of papier-mâché devil masks and photos from previous festivals. The family living in the house to the left …
in San Francisco de Yare

Artesanía Morgado

Artesanía Morgado, one block down from the museum, is run by noted local artisan Juan Morgado – a ‘living Unesco site, ’ as he calls himself – and a mask maker since 1963. Knock on the entrance door around the corne…
in San Francisco de Yare

Artesanía el Mocho

You can stop by workshops manufacturing devil masks to see the production process and buy masks at good rates. Artesanía El Mocho, led by Manuel Sanoja, is two blocks down from the museum, above the small Bodega San…
in Parque Nacional Guatopo


At Parque Nacional Guatopo, there’s an intriguing reconstructed trapiche, complete with its huge cauldrons and ladles.