The city has a series of natural viewpoints such as the United Nations Park, known as El Picacho, which dominates the entire city; the Manuel Bonilla Park; the La Leona Park; Cerro El Berrinche; Cerro Juana Laínez; Cerro de Hula, south of the city; and, La Montañita, to the east. This is the reason why, Tegucigalpa is also known as Ciudad de los Cerros de Plata.
In Tegucigalpa, you can also visit the Minor Basilica of the Virgin of Suyapa, patron saint of the Hondurans. The city limits to the north with the La Tigra National Park, located just 11 kilometers from Tegucigalpa, with a maximum height of 2,290 meters above sea level. La Tigra is the first cloud forest in Honduras, an excellent place for bird watching, including the quetzal. The park has a total of 34 bird families with 171 species, 42 of which are only found in cloud forests, and 27 migratory species that use the area during their migration.