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 …
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.
On the shady Plaza Bolívar, the Catedral de María Auxiliadora has a colorful interior worth seeing.
A viewpoint looking out over Puerto Ayacucho.
The main market of Puerto Ayacucho.