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Address: Gran Avenida, Parroquia El Recreo, Caracas, Venezuela
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Plaza Venezuela is a beautiful square in Caracas, however it's a bit remote and we have to be careful about the assaults. It has a gorgeous fountain, very colorful.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 6, 2015
Caparica, Portugal

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Miami, Florida
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537 reviews
126 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is not a place to stay or visit more than just passing by with a car! It is a plaza, could be very nice, but it is dirty and needs maintanance... Should you want to walk, don't do so there as it is NOT safe!! So, just drive by and go elsewhere... Enjoy

Thank Jacques R
Caracas, Venezuela
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133 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its a cool fountain. Cool to see it while you're driving. Not a safe place to go down and take pictures.

Thank EliasBBC
Preston, United Kingdom
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583 reviews
277 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 305 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visited on a tour from a cruise ship. If it is your first vist to Caracas, it is one of the sights you should see. we were taken by coach so no security problems. Traffic horrendous.

Thank djpend
Caparica, Portugal
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25 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Plaza Venezuela is a beautiful square in Caracas, however it's a bit remote and we have to be careful about the assaults. It has a gorgeous fountain, very colorful.

1 Thank MelSam
Caracas, Venezuela
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1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Has a very nice view. Next to Lincoln Suites Hotel. An emblematic place where you can see Colón´s Statue. But you should be aware at night. Althouch it has an interesing design.

Thank ElizabethOropeza
Caraballeda, Venezuela
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21 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

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.

Thank bbuske
Caracas, Venezuela
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57 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 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.

2 Thank Masa G
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34 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 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 

1 Thank Lawrence F
Tralee, Ireland
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559 reviews
287 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 317 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!

1 Thank samboDublin
Caracas, Venezuela
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54 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 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.

1 Thank Ruben00

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