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Travel to Caracas

Situated in the northern part of Venezuela, close to the Caribbean, Caracas is the capital city of Venezuela. While you travel to Caracas you will discover that it presents a culture of deep urbanism, with the major area occupied by low rises, showing interruptions of several skyscrapers in between. Mostly modern and fast-paced, this cosmopolitan capital city of Venezuela however, bears a rich past of four centuries of history

Caracas tourist attractions
Make your Caracas tours complete with visit to the famous tourist attractions while you are on your travel to Caracas. Some of them are enlisted below:
  • Situated in the city center close to the Metro Capitolio, adjacent to the Congress and several other government buildings, La Plaza Bolivar has statues of Simon Bolivar, bearing fine illustrations of colonial architecture.

  • Astonishingly, one of the well-preserved colonial buildings, housing some masterpiece paintings as well as a museum, La Casa Natal de Simon Bolivar is the birthplace of Bolivar.

  • Situated in the Quinta Anauco on Av Panteon in San Bernardino, Museo de Arte Colonial is a beautiful ancient house with sprawling garden lawns that host small-size shows on weekends.

  • Declared a World Heritage Site in 2000 by the UN, Universidad Central de Venezuela was designed by Venezuela's greatest architect, Carlos Raul Villanueva. The Ciudad Universitaria or the university campus is an expansive complex and is considered a work of art bearing the excellence of 1950s and 1960s art and architecture.

    Caracas hotels
    Unlike other South American cities, Caracas does not have the convenience of youth hostels, which otherwise serve as good accommodation options for several travelers. However, there will be no dearth of good hotels while you travel to Caracas. Make a choice according to your needs and financial suitability and you know you are in for a few days of complete comfort and peace, coupled by the guarantee of warm hospitality.

    Mostly positioned at easy distance from the chief transport depots of the city, the hotels in Caracas are cocoons of comfort for the guests. At the luxury hotels, you can be ensured of receiving most of the up-to-date facilities like multi cuisine dining options, well stocked cocktail bars, well-equipped meeting facilities, fitness hubs, swimming pools, beauty spas, and shopping arcades. Budget travelers can also expect to receive the best of basic amenities amid good hygienic ambience ensuring telephone, 24 hour room service, laundry service and travel desk.

    Reaching Caracas
    With three passenger terminals, the Maiquetía's Simón Bolívar Airport is the most important of the Caracas airports. It is mainly served by American Airlines, Alitalia, Aeropostal, Avianca, Air France, Air Canada, Aerolíneas Argentinas, Continental, Delta, and Varig. Continuous flights connect the city to and from important world cities like, New York, Miami, Dallas, Houston, Atlanta, Paris, Madrid, Milano, Frankfurt, Roma, Lisbon, Bogotá, Panamá City, Lima, Toronto and other cities. Good network of highways and railways connect the various parts of the city inside and outside.