Caracas Things to Do

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  • 1. Avila National Park

    Once in Caracas, you must go to Mariperez, where Avila M?gica (cable car station) its located. Go Up must take around 15 minutes, Will enjoy the view from the city while the car its going up. Dont...

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  • 2. Old Caracas (Centro)

    CARACAS IS A VERY UNSAFE AND DANGEROUS PLACE TO VISIT. AFTER 8PM YOU CANT GO OUTSIDE UNLESS YOU WANNA BE DEATH. I FLOWN FROM CANADA TO VENEZUELA. AND LET ME TELL YOU. IN JUST ONE WEEK I WAS STOLEN...

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  • 3. Museums

    The Museum of Modern Art is one of the best of its kind in Latin America. It was inaugurated in 1973 and on 16 000 sq metres there are both permanent and temporary exhibitions. In the permanent...

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  • 4. El Hatillo

    If you want to buy some authentic venezuelan craft, El Hatillo is the place to be. There are a lot of different stores, selling different things. There is one store that has it all. It's so big you...

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  • 5. Urban Parks & Plazas

    The entrance to the Botanical Garden is just next to the entrance to the University. On 70 hectare there are over 2200 species and all together 150 000 plants. There are a few greenhouses and there...

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  • 6. La Colonia Tovar

    When in caracas , you can take a side trip to COLONIA TOVAR its a small german settlement just 40 minutes by car... You you feel the difference of the busy capital to a more quiet mountain...

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  • 7. Teresa Carreno performing arts center

    This is a cultural centre between Parque Central and the Natural Science Museum. The large, grey building has a retro-feel and is not particularly attractive. But if you have nothing planned for the...

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  • 8. Ciudad Universitaria

    I spent four days in Caracas. It was not the dangerous city that people had told me. Perhaps the fact that I speak Spanish helped me. I never had any problem...

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  • 9. The cutest zoo i've been to!

    Caracas zoologico is at the far end of the city, but it's reachable with the metro (like 30mins). Metro tickets are like 0.20euros. What so special about this...

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  • 10. Universidad Central de Venezuela

    Universidad Central de Venezuela is the largest university in Venezuela and it is also an UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2000. The university campus was...

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  • 11. Capitolio Nacional

    This neoclassical building was commissioned by Guzman Blanco in the neoclassical style, as the seat of congress. Unfortunately I did not have time to visit the...

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  • 12. Casa Natal de Bolivar

    This is the house where Simon Bolivar was born on 24 July 1783. The interior has been restored and houses a small museum containing paintings and artefacts...

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  • 13. Cathedral

    The cathedral was built fro 1665 to 1713, though the interior was remodelled in the 19th century.On the right-hand side is the Bolivar family chapel, which a...

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  • 14. MY GREEN SHELTER IN CARACAS

    Parque del Este is one of my favorite places in Caracas, it is an enormous city park with lots of trees, some lakes and a little zoo. It is located in one of...

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  • 15. JARDIN BOTANICO / UNIVERSIDAD

    The Jardin Botanico (Botanic Garden) of Caracas is not a must-see and I do not particularly recommend it.I was seeking a reprieve from the pollution, some peace...

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  • 16. SABANA GRANDE

    Well, this is not a pretty or pleasant neighbourhood but as it is so central, there is no avoiding it.The Boulevard de Sabana Grande (or Avenida Abraham...

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  • 17. MURALS ALONG AVENIDA MEXICO

    I do not recall seeing this mentioned in the guidebook but to me, these murals are quite a delight!Along Avenida Mexico, after Parque Carabobo metro station,...

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  • 18. Osprey expeditions - hotel transfers

    I booked my tour in Venezuela through a company I found on the internet called Osprey Expeditions which specialises in organising tours for backpackers and...

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  • 19. El Mirador de La Alameda

    One of my favorite things to do when I visit Caracas is walk through the neighborhoods (urbanizaciones ) of Santa Fe, La Alameda, and Colinas de Valle Arriba. I...

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  • 20. La Urbanizacion Altamira, Part I

    One of the more upscale communities of Caracas worth visiting in Altamira. The metro has a station for it, so it's easy to visit. Just outside the station is a...

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  • 21. Urbanizacion Altamira, Part II

    Down the street from the old Embassy building is a large souvenir shop where Venezuelan handicrafts from all over the nation can be purchased. Altamira is a...

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  • 22. Barrio

    The Caracas barrios are mostly located on the hills. It's not a very comfortable place to live in but it sure is an experience to walk aound there. It's not...

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  • 23. House Watching

    This is an activity to do if you have a car or someone who knows the city driving you. There are several neighbourhoods where "the rich" live. You will feel...

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  • 24. No moving

    At a point when the car is moving between two mountains it may seem not moving. Sometimes it may stop moving for a while. But nothing to get scared of, as Kelly...

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  • 25. Customer Survey

    On the way taking the return car, we were given (it was in Spanish) a customer satisfaction survey. Kelly too her time to fill out the front page but when she...

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