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Plaza Venezuela

Address: Gran Avenida, Parroquia El Recreo, Caracas, Venezuela
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Ranked #25 of 83 Attractions in Caracas
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks

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

This is the shopping heart of Caracas. Unfortunately it is pretty much always crowded but if you are up for some shopping and don't mind, it's definitely worth a visit.

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Caracas, Venezuela
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57 reviews 57 reviews
45 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

Nice place to visit a walk around, you can see gardens, fountain (at night you can see it with lights) and see El Avila mountain. In this point you are close to UCV and Caracas's downtown.

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Caracas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

This is close to the geographical center of the city, but who cares. It has a nice fountain, helped by attractive lighting at night, but there is essentially nothing to do at Plaza Venezuela. There used to be open air cafes where you could have a coffee in the early evening, but now, JUST WATCH OUT. No restaurants to speak... More 

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Tralee, Ireland
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338 reviews 338 reviews
190 attraction reviews
184 helpful votes 184 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013 via mobile

Visited about two years ago Nice place to walk around Caracas can be easily explored on foot Fairly safe city Good enough value too although upmarket hotels are dear Lovely setting with the mountains The price of petrol is crazy About 4 cent a litre!

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Caracas, Venezuela
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54 reviews 54 reviews
36 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

The water fountain is just beaufiful, and it's been a city icon for decades. The lighting at night makes it a nice show. Beware that as in many big cities, you cannot walk around unaware, or you could be a victim. It's better to go with locals or pass by car.

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