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Puerto la Cruz & Barcelona

Barcelona

Barcelona

One of the most traditional cities in eastern Venezuela is Barcelona, the capital of the Anzoategui state. Founded in 1671 it is now integrated with Lecherias and Puerto La Cruz. However Barcelona has kept its colonial look.

Theater in Barcelona
Theater in Barcelona


Casa Fuerte (Strong house)
Casa Fuerte (Strong house)

Casa Fuerte (strong house) is a national historic monument. Initially constructed as a convent, in 1811 during the independence war, it was taken by the founders of the republic and turned into a fortification by SImon Bolivar to defend the city from the attacks of his opponents. After several attacks the house was taken and destroyed in 1817. It stands now as a reminder of the independence spirit. There is a statue of Eulolia Buroz, a woman who died in its defense.

Eulalia Buroz
Eulalia Buroz

Among the attractions of Barcelona are its cathedral, and churches like "El Carmen", always in front of squares with many trees.

Church of El Carmen
Church of El Carmen

Barcelona's Cathedral
Barcelona's Cathedral

Plaza Bolivar
Plaza Bolivar

Puerto La Cruz

This city is one of Venezuela's top tourist destination. The beaches that surround Puerto La Cruz, such as Isla de Plata, Conoma and Arapito are beautiful. Puerto La Cruz is also the entry point of Mochima National Park, one of the most spectacular in the country. From its port, you can take a ferry to Margarita Island. You can (and should) also hire a boat that will take you to the neighboring islands, such as Las Chimanas, Cachicamo and Borracha.

Beach in Puerto La Cruz

Pool in Puerto La Cruz

Pool in Puerto La Cruz

Beach in Puerto La Cruz


In the channels of El Morro, there are elegant neighborhoods with their own decks where yachts are parked.

El Morro in Puerto La Cruz

El Morro in Puerto La Cruz

El Morro in Puerto La Cruz

Peer in Plaza Mayor Shopping center
Peer in Plaza Mayor Shopping center

Plaza Mayor shopping center
Plaza Mayor shopping center

At the end of the day, tourists and local people go to the "Paseo Colon" (Colombus promenade) to take a walk, preparing their appetite for a nice dinner in one of the various restaurants.

Neighboring islands in Mochima

Neighboring islands in Mochima

Espacio Publicitario

Espacio Publicitario

Historia y Personajes
Batalla de Carabobo - 24 de Junio
Acción bélica librada cerca de la ciudad de Valencia, el 24 de junio de 1821, entre el ejército realista a cargo del mariscal de campo Miguel de la Torre y el republicano comandado por el general en jefe Simón Bolívar. La victoria lograda por este último,
Cocina
Crema de Champiñones
Las cremas y sopas a base de vegetales y caldos son siempre un excelente comienzo para una comida deliciosa, yo suelo tener en el congelador caldos básicos ya preparados a base de pollo ó carne para así hacer uso de los mismos en diferentes opciones de sopas y cremas
Geografía y Naturaleza
Sucre
El estado Sucre esta ubicado al oriente de Venezuela. Limita al norte con el mar Caribe, al sur con los estados Monagas y Anzoátegui, al oriente (Oeste) con el golfo de Paria y al poniente (Este) con el golfo de Cariaco. El nombre del estado corresponde a
Cultura
De los Licores Venezolanos
En Venezuela se obtienen una cantidad de licores que son reconocidos por su aroma y sabor, desde el ron hasta el aguardiente, desde ponches a cócteles, una de las característica primordiales es el sabor a fiesta que llevan y su fabricación aún conserva el


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