is the capital and the largest city in Republic of Venezuela
situated some 10 km south-west of Chacao
. The population of Caracas is 3,000,100 people (as of 2015). Thousands of tourists visit Caracas every year to see its theatres and world heritage sites.
It is served by Simon Bolivar Intl (IATA: CCS) airport, which is 30 km away.
Tourist attractions in Caracas
The Teresa Carreño Cultural Complex (Complejo Cultural Teresa Carreño), or more commonly the Teresa Carreño Theater (Teatro Teresa Carreño), is one of the most important Theaters of Caracas and Venezuela, where symphonic and popular concerts imagine frequently, operas, ballet and theater. It is located near the Seat of the museums, the Caobos Park and the Caracas Athenaeum, in the cultural zone of the city. It is divided in two rooms: Jose Felix Ribas and Ríos Reyna. The theatre is constructed on…
The University City of Caracas (español. Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas) is the main Campus of the Central University of Venezuela. It was designed by the Venezuelan architect Carlos Raúl Villanueva and was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2000. The Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas is considered a masterpiece of architecture and urban planning and is the only university campus designed by a single architect in the 20th century that has received such recognition by UNESCO.
The Palacio Federal Legislativo (English.'Federal Legislative Palace'), also known as the Capitolio, is a historic building in Caracas, Venezuela which now houses the National Assembly. Located southeast of the Plaza Bolívar, it was built in 1872 by President Antonio Guzman Blanco to a design by the architect Luciano Urdaneta. The Salón Elíptico, opened in 1877, is topped by an impressive golden dome.
The Teatro Nacional de Venezuela is a building (opened 1905) and associated theatre company in Caracas. The theatre presents plays, operas and zarzuelas.
The Palacio de Miraflores (Spanish for " Miraflores Palace" ) is the official workplace of the President of Venezuela. It is located on Urdaneta Avenue, Libertador Municipality in Caracas.
The Caracas Athenaeum (known in Spanish as the Ateneo de Caracas) is a cultural institution centred on the arts. It is currently located in Macaracuay, after having been in the area of Los Caobos, Caracas, Venezuela. The building hosts two theatre auditoriums, a concert hall, a library, a gallery, a cinema, rehearsal rooms, a café, as well as numerous offices.
The Caracas Cathedral is the seat of the archdiocese of Caracas, located in one corner of the Plaza Bolívar in Caracas, Venezuela. The colonial chapel of the Trinity is notable because it is where the parents and wife of Simón Bolívar are buried.
Cuartel de la Montaña (Caracas) is a tourist attraction, one of the Museums in Caracas, Republic of Venezuela. It is located: 237 km from Maracay, 374 km from Valencia, 820 km from Barquisimeto.
If you have seen everything in Caracas already, take a look on the outskirts of the town. If you're visiting the area, you may want to check out something from the following list:
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