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Plaza de Altamira

Av Luis Roche | Altamira, Caracas, Venezuela (Altamira)
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Ranked #16 of 83 Attractions in Caracas
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
Owner description: Impressive fountains grace the entrance to the Altamira subway station, which is located in this...
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
Owner description: Impressive fountains grace the entrance to the Altamira subway station, which is located in this popular square of Caracas.

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Caracas, Venezuela
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This Plaza has been coverted into a political strong hold of opposition students but due to local government authority it is well maintained, clean and is a quite safe area. Close by services available is the subway which permits to and from access. No food or drink available except for street sales

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Miami, Florida
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

This is a nice Plaza that has lot's to talk about in the last 15 years of the political arena of Venezuela. Very well located.

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Caraballeda, Venezuela
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This place is not too big but yet impressive and beautiful. The fountain and the whole setting make this place very unique and worth a visit.

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Caracas, Venezuela
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Well maintained, colorfull, noisy, crowded at some hours, there is a Metrro station in its underground. Surrounded for most beautifull and some historic buildings of the city. Plaza Altamira is an Icon for Democracy and Freedom of Speech.

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Caracas, Venezuela
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Caracas is not a great turistic city, but it have its moments and little corners. This place, well known by locals because its political charge of anti-goverment movements, is a good starting point for walking the neigborhood of "Chacao". It have a nice french style and good restaurants and coffee shops to spend a calm afternoon.

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Orlando, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Lovely place to walk and share an ice cream, you can see the people spendind a nice afternoon, it was all decorated with christmas lights.

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Caracas, Venezuela
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17 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

The plaza is located in Altamira, a middle class neighborhood in the east part of the city. The plaza has a subway entrance and it's surrounded by hotels, restaurants, bakeries and cultural spaces such as Centro cultural la estancia, the CELARG and Centro cultural corp banca (which offers from live concerts to flower shows). Due to the heavy traffic around... More 

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Caracas
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5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

The plaza itself is nice, it has trees and benches, a fountain and an obelisk. It also has an entrance to a subway station. During the day, there's always people selling ice cream. The problem is it's right next to a very concurred avenue and so, during the morning and early afternoon it's surrounded by traffic and and noise. I'd... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Nice view of Avila mountain very close to PDVSA art museum and Casa Romulo Gallegos 6 block from excellent restaurant and 9 block from Centro San Ignacio

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Caracas, Venezuela
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44 reviews 44 reviews
9 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Plaza de Altamira is a beautiful square located in the Municipality of Chacao. The beautiful Cerro Avila decorates the background. There are many good hotels and restaurants in this area. There are stairs in the square that lead right to the subway station. Unfortunately, Caracas has become quite a dangerous city, but in this specific place many people feel relatively... More 

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