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Private La Candelaria Tour
"Walk around the stoned paths of the city center to be the spectator of a place where the architecture the art and the culture are combined in a perfect way. You will also have the opportunity to get to know The Congress The Prime Cathedral The Justice Palace and The Main Town Hall that are resisting the time in a zone full of history where the republic was built.If you are interested in the pre-Colombian tradition the Gold Museum in this Candelaria tour
From $79.00
 
Private La Candelaria Tour Including Lunch
"Witness the development of this cosmopolitan city. La Candelaria is the place that keeps the magic of the colonial era when the so called South American was just a seed of what it is today. Walking around the stoned paths of the city center is to be the spectator of a place where the architecture the art and the culture are combined in a perfect way. You will also have the opportunity to get to know The Congress The Prime Cathedral The Justice Palace and The Main Town Hall that are resisting the time in a zone full of history where the republic was built.If you are interested in the pre-Colombian tradition
From $129.00
 
Bogotá City Sightseeing Tour with Optional Lunch and Cable Car Ride
"While in Bogotá take a city sightseeing tour to discover the best of this beautiful Colombian city! After pickup from your Bogotá hotel begin your city tour in La Candelaria the historic neighborhood of Bogotá. Admire the colonial architecture of the neighborhood as you walk along cobblestone streets.Then follow your guide to Plaza de Bolívar (Bolívar Plaza) home to some of the most historical buildings in Bogotá. As you walk around the plaza see La Catedral Primera (Prime Cathedral) the Presidential Palace and the Capitolio Nacional (National Capitol). As your tour continues
From $68.00

More Local Customs in Caracas

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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Saringuis
Feb 07, 2006

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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Saringuis
Feb 09, 2006

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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Saringuis
Feb 09, 2006

Venezuelan men... wow!!!

They come in many varieties, shapes, every color, every size, most of them have an extraordinary sense of humor, most of them are awesome dancers, most of them are extremely sweet and great...
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carolinaEspada
Oct 04, 2004

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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travelife
May 18, 2005

"When you wish upon a...car"...

Make sure is a red one. But in order to make a wish you need to see a black dog. A red car and a black dog, and then make a wish. It will come true!I dont know if this is a tradition in Caracas or...
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carolinaEspada
Feb 29, 2004
 
 
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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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travelife
May 18, 2005

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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RafaelTheSecond
Apr 29, 2008

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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carolinaEspada
Jan 10, 2008

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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Meztli81
Dec 29, 2006

"Oh, Xmas tree, oh Xmas tree, of tree of..."

I'm NOT dreaming of a white Xmas... How could I?!?!?! It's imposible; I'm realistic... In Caracas you cant!!! It's sooo sunny here!!!Now... about the Xmas tree... of course that is not a local...
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carolinaEspada
Dec 19, 2004

"El Nacimiento" (The Nativity)

Although we are open to any kind of forein Xmas traditition and celebration: xmas trees, carrolls in English, german breads, italian pandoro and pannettone, spanish "turrones", french bois de noel,...
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carolinaEspada
Dec 19, 2004

Baby Jesus: "El Niño Jesús"

Forget Santa, the reindeers and Rudolph. We venezuelans, who are so open to forein Xmas traditions and characters, dont believe in Santa Claus. Probably because we dont have chimenies.BUT WE HAVE BABY...
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carolinaEspada
Dec 19, 2004

Christmas wreaths are "Coronas de Navidad"

That is another forein tradition that were were more than happy to incorporate to our Xmas celebrations since the last century.Not everyone has one on the main door of their homes, though, but you get...
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Dec 19, 2004

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

Along the northern side of Caracas is the mountain range Cordillera de Ávila. Here there is a national park with may hiking trails and a great diversity of wildlife. To the peak of El Ávila (2175m)...
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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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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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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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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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"THIS IS MY HOMETOWN"
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"Caracas"
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"Stopover in Caracas"
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"Caracas"
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