Guías de Viaje
Palacio de las academias
Complejo cultural Teresa Carreño
Plaza Caracas
Vista del Este de Caracas
Parque El Calvario
Jardín Botánico
Los Próceres
Plaza Venezuela

Caracas

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
Parque Central (Central Park)

View of Caracas
View of Caracas

East of Caracas and the Avila
East of Caracas and the Avila

Caracas's Cable Car


Skating ring
Skating ring

Golf - Caracas Country Club
Golf - Caracas Country Club

Hotel Humboldt
Hotel Humboldt

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
Los Caobos and Parque Central

Paseo Colón - Plaza Venezuela
Paseo Colón - Plaza Venezuela

Panoramic views

Art and Culture

Teatro Teresa Carreño
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
National Art Gallery

Sculpture from Otero
Sculpture from Otero

Cuadro de Miró

Visit the museum of modern Art

Commerce

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).

Sambil Mall
Sambil Mall

Centro Ciudad Comercial Tamanaco (CCCT)
Centro Ciudad Comercial Tamanaco (CCCT)


Parks and Recreation

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
Venezuela Fountain inl Parque Los Caobos

Botanic Garden - Central University
Botanic Garden - Central University

Parque del Este y Avila
East Park

Visit Caracas' Parks

Nearby

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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