Attractions

Market in Puerto Ayacucho

Mercado Indígena

Across from the museum, the market sells some indigenous crafts and lots of black-velvet paintings. But the most interesting items are the bottles of catara sauce (hot sauce made from ants), and the medicinal barks …
Museum in Puerto Ayacucho

Museo Etnológico de Amazonas

A fascinating display of regional indigenous culture, the Museo Etnológico de Amazonas displays personal items and model-housing replicas from groups including the Piaroa, Guajibo, Ye’kwana and Yanomami.
Church in Puerto Ayacucho

Catedral de María Auxiliadora

On the shady Plaza Bolívar, the Catedral de María Auxiliadora has a colorful interior worth seeing.
Viewpoint in Puerto Ayacucho

Cerro Perico

A viewpoint looking out over Puerto Ayacucho.
Market in Puerto Ayacucho

Mercado Municipal

The main market of Puerto Ayacucho.