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Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas

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Address: Caracas, Venezuela
Description: A masterpiece of the Modern Movement in architecture, created by the...
A masterpiece of the Modern Movement in architecture, created by the Venezuelan architect Carlos Raul Villanueva.
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A walkthrough to better venezuelan times, a lot of art hightlights, in you are lucky can see the parrots!!!!!!

It was built based on idea of "ideal city" on the 40`s For me was interesting in the art side; Arquitect Villanueva meet various national and intenational artist and you can find... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 4, 2015
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Sao Paulo, SP
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13 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Nice place to walk and take some sun. Of course you need be careful with your things, but it is a nice place to walk.

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Caracas, Venezuela
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

The university is located in the centre of Caracas, you can enter not being a student, I strongly advice to enter in carwith people who know the situation in Caracas as since decades ago there have been in the entrance outside the UCV (University Central Venezuela) thief and rapers who struggle people to the surrounding stinky and filthy river Guaire... More 

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Maracaibo, Venezuela
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Despite being world cultural heritage, the place is very run down and offers no facilities for visitors

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Caracas, Venezuela
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

It was built based on idea of "ideal city" on the 40`s For me was interesting in the art side; Arquitect Villanueva meet various national and intenational artist and you can find among others: Jean arp`s Cloud shipper, Henri Laurens` Amphion in Plaza Cubierta. Fernand Lèger`s Vitral (Stained glass) close to principal library; Alejandro Otero`s polychromy in Faculty of Architecture,... More 

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Trinidad
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Intereresting! The first University of Venezuela. Be careful no safe at all!! Arquitecture Project of Carlos Raúl Villanueva!!

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

It's impressive to be there and look around. This site is huge and impressive. It's grass areas invite to relax. This place is for many years the home of the students who are studying there.

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Caracas, Venezuela
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

I have strong emotional connections with this place where I spent a long period of both Universitary and Postgraduate studies. In my last visit a month ago a saw many negative impacts in its magnificent arquitectural lay out: lack of maintenance over the time probably due to the huge budget restrictions imposed by the current illiterate political stablishment that have... More 

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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

The UCV is a very interesting university where you can find beautiful archways and architecture and sculptures and huge wall art. La Tierra de Nadie is like a national park in itself with the chicha man waiting for you to buy chicha. However most of the protests and shootings happen here, so be aware and be safe!!!!!

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Caracas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

University campus full of art masterpieces. The Aula Magna (auditorium) is a must to see and if you are lucky enough, to watch a performance in it will fulfill your best dreams. Try also The Jardin Botanico (Botanical Garden) situated adjacent to the campus, which belongs to the University. If in Caracas don't miss this place. What sort of visit... More 

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Caracas, Venezuela
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas is an university campus filled with wonderful art work, although my advice is to inform yourself in advance which is the student activity status for the time of your visit. on student vacation there are places closed and perhaps it is better to visit the official ucv page for any notification before you visit it.There are... More 

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Address: Caracas, Venezuela
Location: South America  >  Venezuela  >  Capital Region  >  Caracas

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