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Ranked #1 of 85 attractions in Caracas
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Ranked #2 of 85 attractions in Caracas
Category: Other
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Ranked #3 of 85 attractions in Caracas
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Ranked #4 of 85 attractions in Caracas
Category: Trams
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Ranked #5 of 85 attractions in Caracas
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: Popular with roller bladers, bikers, joggers and people watchers, this complex of monuments to Venezuela’s national heroes... more » Owner description: Popular with roller bladers, bikers, joggers and people watchers, this complex of monuments to Venezuela’s national heroes includes a lengthy avenue lined with lush trees, gardens and artwork integrated into the landscape. « less
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Ranked #6 of 85 attractions in Caracas
Category: Historic Sites; History Museums
Owner description: His birthplace and an adjacent museum honor Simon Bolivar, “El Liberator”, who achieved independence from Spain for Venezuela... 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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Ranked #7 of 85 attractions in Caracas
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Ranked #8 of 85 attractions in Caracas
Category: Architectural Buildings
A masterpiece of the Modern Movement in architecture, created by the Venezuelan architect Carlos Raul Villanueva.
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Ranked #9 of 85 attractions in Caracas
Category: Theaters

The Teresa Careno theatre is a Venezuelan architectural and cultural masterpiece and a must see if you are visitng Caracas.  Enormous columns and hexagonal roofs in an harmonic... more »

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Ranked #10 of 85 attractions in Caracas
Category: Art Museums
Owner description: One building houses two institutions: the National Art Gallery, with a large collection of Venezuelan art, and a museum, with... more » Owner description: One building houses two institutions: the National Art Gallery, with a large collection of Venezuelan art, and a museum, with art from around the world. The top floor terrace offers beautiful views of the city. « less
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Ranked #11 of 85 attractions in Caracas
Category: Historic Sites
Owner description: The remains of celebrated Venezuelans, including Simon Bolivar, are housed inside this building, whose walls and ceilings... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Ranked #12 of 85 attractions in Caracas
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Ranked #13 of 85 attractions in Caracas
Category: Art Museums
Owner description: Housing one of the finest collections of modern art in South America, this world-class museum has high quality works by... more » Owner description: Housing one of the finest collections of modern art in South America, this world-class museum has high quality works by Picasso, Matisse, Joan Miro and other modern masters. « less
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Ranked #14 of 85 attractions in Caracas
Category: Parks
Owner description: Urban stresses melt away as you enter this peaceful 17th-century park, once a coffee plantation. An old terracotta building... more » Owner description: Urban stresses melt away as you enter this peaceful 17th-century park, once a coffee plantation. An old terracotta building houses a photography museum. « less
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Ranked #15 of 85 attractions in Caracas
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Ranked #16 of 85 attractions in Caracas
Category: Religious Sites
Owner description: Over 300 pounds of gold leaf were used to gild the main altar at this late 17th-century cathedral, which also houses the... more » Owner description: Over 300 pounds of gold leaf were used to gild the main altar at this late 17th-century cathedral, which also houses the private Bolivar family chapel. « less
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Ranked #17 of 85 attractions in Caracas
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Impressive fountains grace the entrance to the Altamira subway station, which is located in this popular square of Caracas.
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Ranked #18 of 85 attractions in Caracas
Category: Gardens
Owner description: Thousands of plants and trees are displayed at this expansive botanical garden, featuring 100 varieties of palm trees, 80... more » Owner description: Thousands of plants and trees are displayed at this expansive botanical garden, featuring 100 varieties of palm trees, 80 other tree species, an herbarium and a natural forest. « less
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Ranked #19 of 85 attractions in Caracas
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Ranked #20 of 85 attractions in Caracas
Category: Children's Museums
Owner description: Children learn by doing at this highly interactive museum, which covers such areas as biology, communication, space... more » Owner description: Children learn by doing at this highly interactive museum, which covers such areas as biology, communication, space exploration, medicine and physics. « less
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Ranked #21 of 85 attractions in Caracas
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Ranked #22 of 85 attractions in Caracas
Category: Art Museums
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Ranked #23 of 85 attractions in Caracas
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #24 of 85 attractions in Caracas
Category: Parks
Owner description: This beautiful park with various flora and fauna, nine lakes, a cactus garden, aviary, planetarium and more, is a true oasis... more » Owner description: This beautiful park with various flora and fauna, nine lakes, a cactus garden, aviary, planetarium and more, is a true oasis for anyone who wants to walk, jog, row a boat, picnic or visit its attractions. « less
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Ranked #25 of 85 attractions in Caracas
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Ranked #26 of 85 attractions in Caracas
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Ranked #27 of 85 attractions in Caracas
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Ranked #28 of 85 attractions in Caracas
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Ranked #29 of 85 attractions in Caracas
Category: Religious Sites
Owner description: This historically and artistically significant church, dating back to the late 1500s, was the site of a massive funeral for... more » Owner description: This historically and artistically significant church, dating back to the late 1500s, was the site of a massive funeral for Simon Bolivar, and remains a beautiful example of colonial architecture. « less
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Ranked #30 of 85 attractions in Caracas
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Category: Libraries
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