Its tourist potential is linked to the Business Tourism, Agricultural and Ecological Deportivo. We recommend visiting, among other attractions: The Parks "Cachamay", "Loefling", "The Rain" and Stone Theatre, "The Foundation" and "Christmas", the Ecomuseum with Water Square, Tourist Circuits basic industries, the Municipal Palace of San Felix and his Malecón, the Plazas del Hierro, the Flags and Miranda, and the Missions of the Caroni.
Its capital Ciudad Guayana, is considered the 5th largest city in Venezuela, as seat of the basic state. It is comprised of the towns of Puerto Ordaz and San Felix. The first, founded in 1961, is a leading industrial center in the global metal production, the second is located at the mouth of the Caroni River, founded in 1628 by Capuchin missionaries, is River Port Liaison eastern Venezuela and the rest of world. Ciudad Guayana, is surrounded by landscapes and scenery, making it a magnet for Trade, Tourism and Recreation of national and international importance.
Natural Monument - National History "Cerro El Gallo": Composed of a small hill about a mile and a half on each side. Site of the Battle of San Felix, recognized as one of the decisive events in the process of independence of Venezuela and Latin, in which the 11 April 1817, the Commanding General Manuel Piar, defeated royalist forces at command of Brigadier Miguel La Torre, it freed up the province of Guayana from Spanish rule.
Location: Avenida Manuel Piar - San Felix.
Ruins of the Caroni Missions: Ruins consolidated the mission of the Immaculate Conception of the Capuchins Caroní Catalan eighteenth century. Dominating the tribes in the region, the missionaries organized a vast network of missions and ranches, which created an agricultural empire, to be taken by the Patriots in 1817, enabled the liberation army supply and subsequent triumphs of Boyacá and Carabobo. In the churchyard is a monument erected in honor of the Capuchin order Guiana evangelizing.
Location: on the road the Pao-San Felix.
Caroni River: Born in the western slope of Mount Roraima-tepui, is the largest tributary of the Orinoco River, the second volume of Venezuela, travels approximately 840 kilometers from its source, to save a level of 912 meters to its junction with the Orinoco. In its lower reaches, at the height of Nekuima canyon, the river presents a bottleneck in which the dam was built Raul Leoni (Guri). The Caroni has been inspired by myths and legends to explain the immense wealth of the watershed that originates.
Location: between Puerto Ordaz and San Felix.
The Rain Waterfall: Waterfall formed by the lower Caroni river jumps, blackish water, twenty feet high and rising rapids and falls as rain over a wall of Precambrian rocks.
Location: Avenida Leopoldo Sucre Figarella-San Felix.
Lake Macagua: huge stage, with an area of 47.4 square kilometers, consisting of a rising water at a depth of 54.50 meters, while preserving the characteristics of the river due to its elongated shape. It has an area adjacent protection, within which are set spaces and recreational tourism development.
Location: Ciudad Guayana.
Punta Vista Park: Part of the Caroni urban park, has an area of 25 hectares including the lake bearing the same name.
Location: Club-Puerto Ordaz view point.
Cachamay Park: It takes its name from the rapids of the lower Caroni, which consists of 52 hectares of green areas and varied vegetation.
Location: Avenida Guayana, Puerto Ordaz.
The Cachamay waterfall: One of the jumps lower Caroni River, the river last season in his dizzying journey to the mouth of the Orinoco.
Location: Park Cachamay, Avenida Guayana, Puerto Ordaz.
Loefling Park: Named after the Swedish Peter Loefling, in recognition of the research conducted on the flora, in the famous expedition led by José limits of Iturriaga, linking task first European science with Venezuela. It is an area of 245 hectares, its purpose is to house and preserve animal species and vegetation of the region in danger of extinction, is variety of wildlife such as: váquiros, monkeys, tigers, otters, among others.
Location: Avenida Guayana, Cachamay park entrance.
Christmas Park: Opened on December 2, 1988, was conceived as a permanent display of the spirit of Christmas, consists of a playground, a mill and gazebo, aluminum monolith, concrete walkways, landscaping and tin soldiers . Displays a "troll" donated by the children of Norwegian children from Guyana, work created by renowned Norwegian sculptor "karten bruntlan". There is also a work by artist Alejandro Otero Guiana.
Location: Avenida Guayana to the Americas, Alta Vista, Puerto Ordaz.
The Light Park: It covers an area of 160 hectares, consisting of 30 islands. The climate is hot and humid, more than 80% of the soil is formed Imataca geological material. Among the fauna is: iguanas, frogs, sloths, has a natural bird sanctuary as tile, cocky, hummingbirds and vegetation is represented by aerial roots, guamo, carob, araguaney, Jaracanda, ceiba.
Location: Avenida Leopoldo Sucre Figarella, San Félix
Park Foundation: Built on the site of the founding of the modern city of Santo Tomé de Guayana, now known as Ciudad Guayana. Attractive light source, gazebo, central plaza, playground, nine squares with sculptures that identify the various subsidiaries of CVG, playground with a replica of the wagon train carrying iron ore.
Location: Avenida Gumilla with Centurion, San Felix.
Plaza Bolívar: Work which opened on July 23, 1984, has an architectural design totally different from the rest of the places in Venezuela, with the central figure of the liberator, replication of the work of the famous Italian sculptor Pietro Tenerani which is in Bogotá. In its modern design elements were used typical Guyanese geography: water Orinoco significant element of social economic development of the area; walls or buttresses that provide the backdrop to the monument to Bolivar, each symbolizing a country liberated by Bolivar .
Location: Downtown San Felix.
Plaza Del Hierro: Founded by the Corporacion Venezolana de Guayana, in its twenty-fifth anniversary, on 29 December 1985. Consists of two iron monoliths brought the Cerro San Isidro, walkways.
Location: Av Guiana, Alta Vista, Puerto Ordaz.
Plaza El Agua: Work inaugurated on December 2, 1997, architectural structure, part of the additional works of the hydroelectric complex on January 23. It has a plant area of oak trees, Jaracanda, majomo and Guatamare. Has a stepped surface in a fan shape having a cascading water ring.
Location: Avs adjacencies. Leopoldo Sucre Figarella Herrera and Pedro Palace, San Felix.
The Source of Energy and Life: Work inaugurated on December 29, 1999, consists of a pedestrian promenade surrounded by green areas of about 12 hectares. It has eight jets and has a light that can be seen by visitors at night.
Location: Plaza del Agua.
Hydroelectric January 23 - Macagua II: Macagua II, is the first draft of the implementation plan under Caroni Central this Macagua with Guri and I, helping to meet the growing demand for electricity in the country, is a special recreational urban setting and entertainment for the entire community.
Location: Ciudad Guayana and 10 kilometers upstream of the confluence of the Orinoco Caroni, just off macagua I.
Ecomuseum Del Caroni: Part of the hydroelectric Macagua II, attractive building built in a red bucket, comprises the information and documentation center, which are preserved in collections of works of art that illustrate the phenomena of nature, specifically on the Caroni River Basin. Within the structure of this museum is the Museo Histórico de Guayana.
Location: Adjacency Avenue and Pedro Leopoldo Sucre Figarella Palace Herrera.
CVG steelmaker Sidor Orinoco: Surge in Guyana since 1926, with the discovery of iron ore deposits in the hills of the Pao and Bolivar. Sidor is the largest industrial complex in Venezuela. Located on the right bank of the Orinoco River, has an area of 2,838 hectares.
Location: Matanzas industrial area-Puerto Ordaz.
CVG Ferrominera Orinoco started its activities on 1 January 1976, with the nationalization of the iron ore industry. It is a logging company, processing and selling of iron ore to domestic and international markets.
Location: Puerto Ordaz-Caracas route.