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Address: Plaza del Panteon | Avenida Norte, Caracas 1010, Venezuela
Phone Number: 58 212 862 1518
Description: The remains of celebrated Venezuelans, including Simon Bolivar, are housed...
The remains of celebrated Venezuelans, including Simon Bolivar, are housed inside this building, whose walls and ceilings display the most famous Venezuelan independence battle scenes.
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Currently under renovation

Not currently possible to go inside due to renovation work being carried out. Looks like it's not going to be over in a hurry!

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 27, 2014
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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Not currently possible to go inside due to renovation work being carried out. Looks like it's not going to be over in a hurry!

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Caracas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

I have read most of the opinions posted here about this place. I agree with some, disagree with others. Sadly, as most things these days in our country, many of the opinions are tainted by the political preferences of the individuals writing them. I agree with Jurgendhondt and others that there shoud be guided tours in other languages, at least... More 

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Chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

I visited this place at lease twice before January 2014, as a good Venezuelan. The previous visits were good but the last one in January 2014 was great. The new building that host the remains of Simon Bolivar is IMPRESSIVE and the guard change ceremony has been improved. If you are planing to visit Caracas this is a must go... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

I got a guided tour in Spanish, would be great if you can get it in different languages, it gives you an insight of the history of the country, but still it's great how the people Venezuela remember their heroes>

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budapest
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

Unreal. Surreal. The only IMAX-type theater in the world for a dead person. Truly mind blowing. I had wondered what the big ugly building crowding the Panteon from behind was, and then I entered...and was lucky enough even to see the changing of the guard. But first: the original Panteon Nacional is a stunning and solemn place. The murals and... More 

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Miami
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

Simon Bolivar is buried in this sacred place to all the venezuelans. We suggest you to dress accordingly if you plan to visit this place. The church was named "Iglesia de la Santisima Trinidad", and today the rest of this latin american hero are buried there. In the square outside you can find in the trees "the pereza monkey" which... More 

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Address: Address: Plaza del Panteon | Avenida Norte, Caracas 1010, Venezuela
Phone Number: 58 212 862 1518
Location: South America  >  Venezuela  >  Capital Region  >  Caracas

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