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Casa Natal & Museo Bolivar

Av. Universidad and Norte 1, Caracas, Venezuela (Catedral)
0212/545-9828
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Ranked #6 of 85 attractions in Caracas
Type: Historic Sites, History Museums
Owner description: His birthplace and an adjacent museum honor Simon Bolivar, “El Liberator”, who achieved independence from Spain for Venezuela and other South American... more » Owner description: His birthplace and an adjacent museum honor Simon Bolivar, “El Liberator”, who achieved independence from Spain for Venezuela and other South American countries. « less
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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47 reviews 47 reviews
11 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

If you are interested in Simon Bolivar, this is one you should see. A good compliment to visiting his mausoleum. The tour can take 20-30 minutes

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Panama City, Panama
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128 reviews 128 reviews
37 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

after many visits to Caracas, I got to visit the center of town, it is a bit more restored and cleaner than the rest of the city, I visited the Bolivar Museum adjacent to the House where he was born that is closed due to restoration works, the place is interesting but bear in mind that all explanations are in... More

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Vienna, Austria
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

Quite a beautiful place that allows you to know a little bit more about the old Caracas, the one right before the İndependence and home of Simon Bolivar, more than 200 yrs. ago ! Everything buildings and collections are amazingly well preserved !

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Miami
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152 reviews 152 reviews
27 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

Even though most of the decoration of the house are not the real that was used by Simon Bolivar, this house is suposse to be the place where He was born! You can have a glimpse of what the houses in Venezuela were made during the beginning of the past century. The House is located near the "Centro"or downtown. Near... More

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Caracas, Venezuela
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

Is amazing to be inside the place where The Liberator was born. They have everything in there... beds, pictures, medals and there's the same tree used by Bolivar to study and read under. I think about this place every time.

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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

Loved this charming little place. Well maintained and staff friendly and speak several languages. The history was very interesting for my kids.

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caracas
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151 attraction reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2012

It is important because Simon Bolivar was the libertator of many countries, very well known man , the house is okey, give it a try, not too exciting, unless you read something about this great man

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Sydney, Australia
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2012

It's free and open everyday except Mondays. The wealth may be dated but is still impressive.

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