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Half-Day Historical Tour of Caracas
"Start your tour in the historic center from Plaza Bolívar originally called Plaza de Armas. It adopted its current name in 1883 on the hundredth’s birthday of Simón Bolívar. The four corners that surround the plaza are occupied by important buildings of big historic relevance as the Caracas Cathedral the government Palace the City Hall the Yellow House and The Capitol (Congress of Venezuela). Simón Bolívar birthplace is next a colonial house enriched by precious pieces of that period and paintings by famous artists such as Tito Salas who captured the most important highlights of El Libertador’s life. Visit to the Capitolio
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El Hatillo Day Trip from Caracas
"The tour stars in the historic center from Plaza Bolivar originally called Plaza de Armas. The four corners that surround the plaza are occupied by imposing buildings of great historic relevance as the Caracas Cathedral the government Palace the City Hall the Yellow House and The Capitol (Congress of Venezuela). See the Simon Bolivar’s birthplace which is a colonial house next to Bolivar Square
From $93.00
 
Caracas Sightseeing Tour Including Cable Car Ride and Lunch
"Starting in the historic center from Plaza Bolívar originally called Plaza de Armas. It adopted its current name in 1883 on the hundredth birthday of Simón Bolívar. The four corners that surround the plaza are occupied by importsnt buildings of big historic relevance; Caracas Cathedral the government Palace the City Hall the Yellow House and The Capitol (Congress of Venezuela). Simón Bolívar birthplace is next on the list a colonial house enriched by precious pieces of that period and paintings by famous artists such as Tito Salas who captured the most important highlights of El Libertador’s life. Visit to the Capitolio
From $100.00

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A GREEN SHELTER CLOSE TO CARACAS DOWNTOWN

Los Caobos is a very interesting green area close to the city centre of Caracas. I like to walk in the mornings (this is the safes ttime to enjoy the park...do not go there in the end of the...
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NEW CURRENCY IN 2008!!!

Your attention please... (and if you dont know math, take a BIG breath):Since January 1rst, 2008, we are moving gradually from (old) Bolívares -bills and coins- to Bolívares Fuertes - new bills and...
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All about the Benjamins

Before I left, I had heard people say take American dollars, because the black market will exchange them at a much better rate than the official at the airport, but I decided against it, being scared...
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THE VENEZUELAN FLAG

It might look like some other Latinamerican flags that have the same colours due to historical reasons. But OUR flag is:yellow, blue and red; and is the only one to have 7 white stars, displayed in...
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Polar Ice

In Venezuela you will see advertismens for "POLAR" beer, everywhere. Now I'm not usually too much of a beer fan, but polar ice is the perfect beer for this kind of person. It's very light and fresh....
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Heavy breakfast

A lot of Venezuelans start the day with a strong meal. When you're used to having a small bowl of cereal or just a cup of coffee in the morning, this can be quite the challenge! A typical breakfast...
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Venezuelan dish

One of the traditional Venezulean dishes is "Pabellon". It coonsists of black beans, fried platanos (sort of banana), rice and teared up beef cooked in a saus, with some cilantro bringing a certain...
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Caracas or Caraca

It may seem they say Caraca instead of Caracas. But VTer Kelly disagrees. She say it is indeed Caracas but with a very short and soft 's'. This is just a bit of change in the 'Spainsh' used in Latin...
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Venezuelan folks

Like other Latin American countries, Venezuelans are also very warm and friendly but its difficult to talk to them if you dont speak Spanish. The taxi I was arranged by the hotel, there was this...
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Mourning

When you are in a grief situation, because somebody died, the proper thing to do, when you go to the funeral and cementery is to dress in black, black and white, white or gray.Long time ago, people...
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Tiping the porters at the airport

One dollar per bag. Right now, February 2005, that would be 1950 (lets make it 2000) bolívares per bag. You can pay them in bolívares, but you can also give them dollars bills. They will change them...
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Being ridiculous

That is something that a venezuelan doest likes to be. Oh no. In this country people love to be open and fun and chatty and sparkly and social, but not ridiculous. Never.Here you have to be nuts to go...
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Kissing...kissing...

We venezuelan kiss on the cheek. A lot. Everybody. All the time. For example, besides kissing my mom, family and my he/she friends, Ive always kissed my teachers, my doctors, their assistants, the...
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No ACRONYMS nor ABBREVIATIONS, please!!!

Please... por favor... if you are planning to write in English to a venezuelan, please undestand that is very difficult for us to follow your acronyms or abbreviations. Your UFO is our OVNI (Objeto...
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Top Hotels in Caracas

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Av Venezuela con Calle Mohedano, El Rosal, Caracas, Central Venezuela, 1060, Venezuela
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Avenida Casanova, Urb. Bellomonte, Sabana Grande, Caracas, Central Venezuela, 1050, Venezuela
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Avenida Principal de las Mercedes, PO Box 467, Caracas, Central Venezuela, 1060-A, Venezuela
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Final Calle La Guairita Urb, Caracas, Central Venezuela, 1010A, Venezuela
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Av Francisco de Miranda con Av El Parque, Caracas, Central Venezuela, 1060, Venezuela
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Avenida Tamanaco - Centro Lido, El Rosal, Caracas, Central Venezuela, 2004, Venezuela
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Top Things to Do in Caracas

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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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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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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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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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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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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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