Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #1 in Caracas, Venezuela

Tour Facts

Number of sights 7 sights
Distance 2.1 km
Ascend 41 m
Descend 71 m

Explore Caracas in Venezuela with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

All Sightseeing Tours in Caracas Individual Sights in Caracas

Sight 1: Mausoleo al Libertador

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464 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 2: 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.

Wikipedia: National Pantheon of Venezuela (EN), Website

889 meters / 11 minutes

Sight 3: 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.

Wikipedia: Catedral de Caracas (ES), Website

98 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 4: 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.

Wikipedia: Bolívar Square (Caracas) (EN)

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Sight 5: 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.

Wikipedia: Libertador Bolivarian Municipality (EN)

256 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 6: Casa Natal del Libertador

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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.

Wikipedia: Birthplace of Simón Bolívar (EN), Website

363 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 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.

Wikipedia: Iglesia de San Francisco (Caracas) (EN)


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