Venezuela lies in the northern coast of South America. The oil-rich nation features a continental land area, several small islets, and islands in the Caribbean Sea. Venezuela is also widely renowned for its picturesque sceneries, amazing sights, ranging from the mountain tops and waterfalls to the organized beaches. Wildlife and marine life flourish here, making it the perfect destination for a memorable holiday. Here are the top 10 things Venezuela is famous for. Angel Falls is a very famous waterfall in the country. It is the highest waterfall in the world with a plunge of 807 meters and a height of 979 meters. The waterfall drops from the edge of the Auyán-tepui Mountain located in the Canaima National Park. The UNESCO World Heritage site is a great spot for sightseeing. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!