Barinas is a city in west central Venezuela
. It is the capital of the Barinas Municipality and the State of Barinas. The city of Barinas is known as the capital of Los Llanos.The city is located in the northwest part of the state, along the river Santo Domingo in the Andean foothills about 165 km from the city of Mérida and 525 km from Caracas.
The city has become an important administrative centre being the headquarters of major educational institutions.In recent years an important tourist industry has emerged in the city since it has served as a base or point of entry to all eco-tourism locations in the region of Western Plains.
- The Marques Palace
- Museum Alberto Arvelo Torrealba
- Cathedral of Our Lady of Pilar of Zaragoza and Santiago
- Santo Domingo River
- Squares: Student's Square, Bolivar Square, Zamora Square, Francisco de Miranda Square, Poet's Square
- Walk of the Trujillanos
- The Federation Park