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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
From $67.00
 
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

Other Dangers Tips (11)

POLICE

If you like the good herb like I do. If your staying in Caracas, make sure you are not walking the streets with it on you.I got stopped and frisked by the bastard cops. They searched me dam well. I...
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the___gecko
Dec 16, 2007

Don't be taken advantage of!

My last day in Venezuela, I was dropped off at the airport and was wheeling my heavy luggage to the gate. An airport employee rushed up to me and offered to assist me. I said ok. After he helped me...
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indpenguin
Jul 22, 2005

Caracas is not what it used to be six years ago...

It has become a fithy city. Smelly. Many sculptures and monuments have been either stolen or graffitied or even torn appart. For the first time in Venezuelan history, in these recent years, people pee...
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carolinaEspada
Nov 04, 2004

Some of President Chavez followers

They are called "Circulos Bolivarianos", but also, Tupamaros, Comando Ayacucho, Comando Maisanta, etc... They move around the city mainly in motorcicles (two on one motorcicle, one who drives, the one...
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carolinaEspada
Aug 19, 2004

Dont drink water directly from the faucet!

Our faucet water is not purified enough. Not good for drinkable purposes. Although, one of my cousins has always drank faucet-water with no problems at all.In restaurants and hotels they will serve...
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carolinaEspada
Feb 29, 2004

BEWARE WITH TOILETS!!!

Now... toilets in Caracas and in Venezuela... most of them are filthy. I´m not talking about the ones in the hotels, nice restaurants and elegant places. I´,m talking about the other 99% of the...
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carolinaEspada
Feb 01, 2004

"La Cucaracha, la Cucaracha, ya no puede caminar"

"La Cucaracha, La Cucarachaya no puede caminarporque le falta, porque no tienela patita principal"If there is anything I hate, something I really fear... is a cucaracha. I dont know how to spell it in...
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carolinaEspada
Jan 02, 2004

Avila Mountain. Guides needed for some places

You can VERY EASILY get lost in the Avila. So if you want to go hiking to places different of those I name in this web page (excluding Pico Oriental , Naiguatá and La Silla) do not go by yourself, go...
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AleMich13
Nov 19, 2003

Waterfall Excursion

We went on a excursion that was supposedly going to take us to a beautiful waterfall where we could see the island on the drive and swim in the water by the falls. We were all crammed into jeeps to...
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scotia621
Jul 17, 2003

Do not accept assistance in...

Do not accept assistance in the aiports, people may be carrying a badge and assist to carry your luggage but will then charge you around 20 US dollars to get your luggae back.You may get taxed at the...
stevenmiles
Aug 24, 2002

In Caracas there is a ratio of...

In Caracas there is a ratio of 6 women to every 1 man. Some of the Venezuelan women wear revealing clothes. I guess guys would probably like that. However, as a girl, it makes me feel uncomfortable. ...
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CLillard
Aug 24, 2002
 
 
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Things to Do Near 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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