With a population around 4 million, Caracas is the capital and more populated city in Venezuela. It is located close to the Coast (La Guaira Port), but at an altitude of 800 meters (2400 feet), which gives it an unique climate.
Parque Central (Central Park)
View of Caracas
East of Caracas and the Avila
Golf - Caracas Country Club
Caracas is located under the Avila, a mountain that reaches 2600 meters (7800 ft.), where the Humboldt Hotel (currently out of service, undergoing arrangements) is located, which you can reach by cable car. Definitely for tourists, it is the best activity around the city, because of the beautiful view and the nice and cool weather. If you like hiking you can also make a three to four hour excursion, and return by cable car (or walking).
Los Caobos and Parque Central
Paseo Colón - Plaza Venezuela
Teresa Carreño Theater
Caracas is also a cultural center. The museum of modern art, is one of the most important in south America and you can appreciate high quality works. Every year Caracas hosts an international Theater Festival, where groups from all over the world meet.
National Art Gallery
Sculpture from Otero
Caracas is known for the quality of its restaurants, where you can have meals from all over the world. It also has several shopping centers, modern and luxurious that make shopping and interesting activity. Among the most popular buys for the tourists are gold jewels and shoes (consequence of the Italian immigration in the fifties).
Centro Ciudad Comercial Tamanaco (CCCT)
Caracas has several parks. The biggest one is the Avila National Park, where sport fans can climb 400 meters (1200 ft) in half an hour, and be awarded with a beautiful view of the city. To see other parks, click below..
Venezuela Fountain inl Parque Los Caobos
Botanic Garden - Central University
The airport that serves Caracas is Maiquetia International Airport (Simon Bolivar). It is a modern airport that connects Caracas to the main cities of the nation and many other cities in south, central and north America.
Caracas inhabitants can enjoy all year long the beaches, located at only half an hour or the nice weather of the mountain, at a similar distance. One of the most popular trips is to "Colonia Tovar", a German village in the tropics.
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5 stars Hotel located at Centro Ciudad Comercial Tamanaco (CCCT) offers the nice environment and safety being into a Mall as stores, restaurants and any kind of services.
The Hotel has warm swimming pool, tennis court, Intenet Access.
Suites are equiped with: A/A, Direct Phone, Cable TV, Movie rental, Internet Access, Voice mail, minibar, safety box, air dryer and iron/iron table.
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