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“Avila!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Teleferico

Teleferico
Final Avenida Principal de Mariperez, Caracas 1080, Venezuela
58 212 901 5555
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Ranked #4 of 85 attractions in Caracas
Type: Trams
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Caracas, Venezuela
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Avila!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Great views from the city, up at the mountain are very nice places to eat. I recommend the visit about 6pm to see the lights turning on

Visited December 2012
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Caracas, Venezuela
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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“Nice trip, but lines can be long and there are mechanical issues.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

The tereferico offers great views on your way to the top of the Avila - and one way to get there without having to climb the mountain. The Avila is great - again, beautiful views (when it's not cloudy), good food, some shops. The Avila is crowded during peak times (like the weekend) and can have mechanical problems, especially in the years since the government took it over. Always double check it's open before heading out in Caracas traffic to get there. Remember the Avila is high up, so the temps are cooler. Nice in the summer, especially, but you might need a sweater or jacket up there, esp. in the winter.

Visited October 2012
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Caracas, Venezuela
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“A ride to the top of the avila mountain”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

Developed during the military dictatorship together with the humboldt hotel, the cable car takes you up to the top of the iconic avila mountain, where you can enjoy a spectacular view from the city and the Caribbean ocean. Around the station there are food options, but the best way to enjoy the trip is to take a jeep to the mountain town of San Jose de galipan, where you can eat in five star restaurants (many require previous reservation) while watching the sunset, ride a horse and eat strawberrys with cream or hot chocolate. Ideal for couples, friends or family with children, the visit is a great plan for a weekend day, just remember to bring a jacket or sweater, cash and arrive early to avoid long lines and enjoy the full day.

Visited May 2013
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“Top class”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

The teleferico is great, with marvellous views of Caracas and the Caribbean when you get to the top. But there can be long queues at weekends and holidays,

Visited July 2013
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San Cristobal, Venezuela
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“City and Sea from the top of El Ávila”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Clean, fast, and with many small places to eat or drink hot venezuelan chocolate. Besides that an opportunity to see both the sea and the city from a single point

Visited March 2013
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