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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
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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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Other Dangers

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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Street Crime

There are many people with guns in Caracas. Try to avoid moving around the city during the night. If you have to go somewhere, take a taxi you trust at your hotel. Be aware of the people with...
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Moving Around Town

Before traveling to Caracas, please go online and read carefully State Dept. travel advisory warnings about suspicious arrangements made between some Airport Staff and some Taxi drivers. Use ONLY...
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Squatter Settlements - Barrios

Hi! Safe areas: Los Ruices, Sebucan, Los Dos Caminos, Palos Grandes, Parque del Este, Chacao, Altamira, Chacaito, La California, Bello Monte, Colinas de Bello Monte, Los Chaguaramos, Sta Monica,...
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Feelings about United States of America

One concern American's have about visiting Venezuela..is Hugo Chavez and his well documented hatred towards our government (Chavez has called President Bush the devil....has compared capitalism to...
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tampa_shawn
Nov 15, 2008

How to successfully use an ATM in Venezuela

I spent six months in Venezuela in the last year, and yes, the ATM's can be difficult. Each bank is associated with either the Plus or Cirrus system. The back of your card will tell you which system...
sharnewman
Sep 12, 2008
 
 
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Be carefull but beautiful country worth visiting

We travel to Venezuela in March with my 3months old baby and my little sister who's 14 Obviously, i had given her an explanation as to why not wear her digital camera around your neck, listen to her...
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vivacolombia
Aug 22, 2008

Fake Taxi tour guides

Guys hanging around air/sea ports pretennding to be taxis private hire and tour guides, car usually looks legitimate but not. take you on tour then rob you at knife point ours was a bad experience...
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jcbboy
Aug 10, 2008

thirsty mosquitoe

Not all cities have mosquito related issues and if there is, there might not be a period of epidemic. So, you might want to check before arriving in some cities if that's an issue.Then off course,...
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vivacolombia
Apr 04, 2008

Designer gear/Gold jewelry

(edit 2008)Although Venezuelans love to dress up, they used to usually wear clothes bought in Venezuela. Since returning there (2008) , there seems to be alot more imported named goods and people...
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amapola66
Feb 16, 2008

Trust NOBODY in Venezuela!

First I will say that 90% of the Venezolanos are great people, but like every country, you also have to beware of the scum. Here are some examples: I have lived in San Cristobal, VE and have visited...
mike77761
Dec 31, 2007

SANTA ELENA DE UAIREN: PURIPURIS

'Puripuris' are sandflies and they are everywhere near the waterfalls and rivers.There is no avoiding them, I guess, because even if you spray insect repellant, by the time you dip into the waterfalls...
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swesn
Oct 20, 2007

Money

It is not easy to get money out off the ATMs in Venezuela. I have heard that you will need an extra two numbers in your code and that many tourists can’t use their cards. I paid for my tour to Roraima...
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MalenaN
Sep 01, 2007

Too cold on the night buses

The buses in Venezuela are much too cold (the night buses). I had been warned about it but could not imagine how cold it actually was. For my first bus journey in Venezuela, with the night bus between...
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MalenaN
Sep 01, 2007

Popular Cities in Venezuela

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Caracas

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Isla Margarita

Estado Nueva Esparta
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Isla Margarita

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Isla El Gran Roque

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Puerto La Cruz

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Ciudad Bolívar

Estado Bolívar
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Top Hotels in Venezuela

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Av Venezuela con Calle Mohedano, El Rosal, Caracas, Central Venezuela, 1060, Venezuela
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Street Petion, Centro Comercial Delta Center, Local No. 16. Tucupita, Venezuela-State Delta Amacuro
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Calle de los Pinos Entre 4, Margarita Island, Venezuela
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Av 4 entre calles 15 y 16, Merida, Venezuela
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Playas Puerto Viejo y Puerto Cruz, Pedro Gonzalez, , Margarita Island, Venezuela
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Calle Venzuela N° 30, Ciudad Bolivar, Venezuela
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Top Things to Do in Venezuela

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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 Mission

Also along the highway between Maturin and Cumana is a very old mission building which I wasn't able to identify by name. The building is clearly one of the oldest in Venezuela. The mission is...
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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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Presidential Busts

Also near the Bolivar Plaza are sizeable busts of the greater modern first presidents, Betancourt, Gallegos, and Leoni. After having read about the efforts of Betancourt to bring democracy to...
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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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Amana del Tamarindo

Amana del Tamarindo is a pueblo located thirty minutes from Maturín on the highway to Cumana, and is a good place to stop and look around. The central plaza area is shaded by an ancient tamarind tree...
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Top 5 Venezuela Writers

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MalenaN

"Venezuela"
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ezaguryk

"YOU ALWAYS BE WELCOME!!!!!!!!"
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atufft

"Venezuela is a beautiful party place"
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amapola66

"Amapola's Venezuela Page"
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lemondrop

"Venezuela-Viva Variety"
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