14 Sights in Caracas, Venezuela (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Caracas, Venezuela. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 14 sights are available in Caracas, Venezuela.

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1. Mezquita Ibrahim Al-lbrahim

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Mezquita Ibrahim Al-lbrahim Jesús Rincón / Public domain

The Mosque Ibrahim Ibin Abdul Aziz Al-Ibrahim or Caracas Mosque is a mosque in the El Recreo district of Caracas, Venezuela. It is the second largest mosque in Latin America after the King Fahd Islamic Cultural Center in Buenos Aires. Mirroring modern Venezuela's religious tolerance and its oil realpolitik the construction of the mosque began in 1989 by Sheikh Abdulaziz Bin Ibrahim Al Ibrahim. The mosque designed by architect Zuhair Fayez occupies an area of 5000 m², its minaret is 113 metres high and the dome is 23 metres high. Construction of the mosque was completed in 1993. The mosque can hold around 3500 worshipers. Rising higher between the Catholic Cathedral a few blocks away and the Caracas Synagogue, the minaret is the highest in the Americas.

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2. Simón Bolívar

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Simón Bolívar Guillermo Ramos Flamerich / CC BY 2.5

The Libertador Bolivarian Municipality is the only administrative division of the Capital District and along with the municipalities of Baruta, Chacao, El Hatillo and Sucre forms the Metropolitan District of Caracas. It is landlocked by Vargas State and also borders Miranda State on the east and south. The municipality is one of a number in Venezuela named "Libertador Municipality", in honour of Venezuelan independence hero Simón Bolívar.

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3. Plaza O'Leary

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The Plaza O'Leary is a public space in Caracas, Venezuela located in the central town of that city in the re -banalization of the silence of the cathedral parish of the Libertador municipality. It is located between Bolívar, Sucre and San Martín Avenues known as the "Y". His name is due to Irishman Daniel Florencio O'Leary who fought in the Venezuelan independence army with Simón Bolívar, Antonio José de Sucre and José Antonio Páez.

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4. Casa Natal del Libertador

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Casa Natal del Libertador Jesús Rincón / Public domain

The Birthplace of Simón Bolívar is a seventeenth-century house in the Venezuelan capital city Caracas where the hero of Venezuelan and Latin American independence, Simón Bolívar, was born. Now a significant tourist attraction, the building is located in a little street off the Plaza San Jacinto, a block east of the Plaza Bolívar. It is one of only a few houses from the colonial era which survive in central Caracas.

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5. Parque El Calvario

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Parque El Calvario Guillermo Ramos Flamerich / CC BY 2.5

Zamora ezequiel Park, also known throughout its history as the White Guzman Promenade-Independence Promenade-Park Cal Skeleton Land-Cal Skeleton Land, is a public space in Caracas, where Venezuela is located in the center of the city, in the rebuilt west, in silence between the cathedral of the city of Jiefang and the parish of San Juan. Covering 17 hectares, it occupies green space, gardens, monuments and squares.

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6. Parque Zoológico El Pinar

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Parque Zoológico El Pinar blmurch / CC BY 2.0

The El Pinar Zoo Also Zoological Park of El Pinar Is the first zoological garden of Caracas, Venezuela inaugurated 13 August 1945 under the presidency of Isaías Medina Angarita. El pinar zoo is located in El Paraiso Parish in the former grounds of the La Vaquera hacienda, which was owned by Juan Vicente Gómez. The State took possession of it in 1935. It occupies an area of 7 hectares.

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7. Iglesia de San Francisco

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Iglesia de San Francisco Guillermo Ramos Flamerich / CC BY 2.5

Iglesia de San Francisco is a church in Caracas, Venezuela. Dedicated to Francis of Assisi, it was built in 1593 under the design of Antonio Ruiz Ullán as an annex of the Convent of San Francisco. The church is notable as being the situ where Simón Bolívar received the title "El Libertador" (1813). His funeral occurred here in 1842.

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8. Catedral de Caracas

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Catedral de Caracas Alexis Carmona / CC BY 3.0

The Metropolitan Cathedral of Santa Ana, or Caracas Cathedral, is the principal temple for the history and location of the city of Caracas and is the seat of the Caracas Archdiocese; The hotel is located in the historic center of the Cathedral Parish of the Liberated Area, adjacent to the famous Bolivar Square in Caracas.

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9. Bolívar Square

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Bolívar Square in Caracas is one of the most important and recognized Venezuelan public spaces. It is located in the center of the first 25 blocks of Caracas when it was founded as "Santiago de León de Caracas" in 1567. It is in the historic center of the city in the Cathedral Parish of the Libertador Municipality.

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10. Parque La Paz

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The La Paz Park, also called Metropolitan Park of La Paz, is located in the town of San Sebastián, belonging to the canton of San José, south of the homonym city, capital of Costa Rica. It is the second largest cantonal public space and is estimated to receive more than 500,000 visitors a year.

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11. Galería de Arte Nacional

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The National Art Gallery also known as Gallery of National Art is located in the Plaza Morelos area of Caracas, Venezuela. The museum opened in May 1976. In 2009 it moved to a new building designed by Carlos Gómez de Llerena, Venezuela's largest museum building.

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12. Panteón Nacional

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The National Pantheon of Venezuela is a final resting place for national heroes. The Pantheon was created in the 1870s on the site of the ruined Santísima Trinidad church from 1744 on the northern edge of the old town of Caracas, Venezuela.

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13. Museo de Ciencias

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Museo de Ciencias Guillermo Ramos Flamerich / CC BY 2.5

The Science Museum is Venezuela's National Museum of Natural History. Caracas Museum located in the square, St. Augustine Parish. The museum's main entrance is mahogany art in the park, an area known as the city's "cultural circle".

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14. Museo de los Niños

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The Children's Museum of Caracas is a museum in Caracas, Venezuela aimed at teaching children about science, technology, culture and arts. It was established by the former First Lady of Venezuela, Alicia Pietri de Caldera in 1982.

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