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Address: Av. Universidad and Norte 1, Caracas, Venezuela
Phone Number: 0212/545-9828
Description: His birthplace and an adjacent museum honor Simon Bolivar, “El Liberator...
His birthplace and an adjacent museum honor Simon Bolivar, “El Liberator”, who achieved independence from Spain for Venezuela and other South American countries.
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These 2 well kept establishments are in the center of Caracas near the governmental buildings. Entrance is free and they are worth visiting

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2015
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Maracaibo, Venezuela
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

It is a very tidy place and offers basic facilities for visitors as well as informative literature about the place. I recommend it widely

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Paramaribo, Suriname
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

These 2 well kept establishments are in the center of Caracas near the governmental buildings. Entrance is free and they are worth visiting

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Caracas, Venezuela
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

El complejo es pequeño de visita rápida, se observa la estructura típica de casas coloniales españolas y muchos objetos pertenecientes a Simón Bolívar (libertador). The complex is very small so is very quickly, you can see the colonial structure tipic in those days and a lot of things related to the libertador (Simon Bolivar and family).

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Cebu City, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

It is always a pleasure to go. This house has been maintained very well and it is a good way to feel and remember our heritage.

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

For us, Venezuelans, Simon Bolivar is the father of our country and an important figure for Latin America. Many Historians qualify Bolivar as one of the highest figures that ever lived in the world and coming to Caracas and not seeing this House is like going to Washington DC and not see the White House. If you appreciate History, this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

This is an amazing place to understand an important part of the latinamerican culture. Simon Bolivar was born in Caracas - Venezuela and this was is house.. very interesting museum.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Excellent museum about Simon Bolivar who is one of the most important historical figures from South American history. Very interesting and well presented exhibits. The house next door was his family home as a child.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

These 2 small museums are worth a look as you wander around the historical centre of Caracas. The display on the exhumation of Bolivar's remains is really quite appalling.

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Caracas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

interesting place, one of the few original houses still standing in the center of Caracas - original pieces of art and personal items on display

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Caraballeda, Venezuela
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

It was very interesting to go there. A good piece of history - and completely free of charge. No fees! If you happen to spend some time in Caracas it's one recommendation to do.

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Additional Information about Casa Natal & Museo Bolivar

Address: Address: Av. Universidad and Norte 1, Caracas, Venezuela
Phone Number: 0212/545-9828
Location: South America  >  Venezuela  >  Capital Region  >  Caracas>  > Catedral

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