in Municipio Libertador of Distrito Federal, Venezuela
- Maiquetía (Simón Bolívar Internacional) Airport (11 mi)
- El Libertador Airbase (51 mi)
- Escuela Mariscal Sucre Airport (55 mi)
- Arturo Michelena International Airport (75 mi)
- General Bartolome Salom International Airport (81 mi)
- Gran Roque Airport (102 mi)
- Valle de La Pascua Airport (106 mi)
- Calabozo Airport (114 mi)
- Historic Area of Willemstad, Inner City and Harbour, Curaçao (Unesco heritage, 112 mi)
- Coro and its Port (Unesco heritage, 116 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 10.488 and -66.879 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 10° 29' 16" and W -66° 52' 45"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Bolivar - VEF
- Spoken languages:
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 06:09 AM (Tuesday)
- Timezone: America/Caracas
- UTC/GMT offset: -4.5 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:45 am and 6:36 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -8.554 and 113.905 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Safety Score: 4,4 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Venezuela.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Venezuela. Last Update: 2019-02-19 07:26:47
Delve into Caracas
Caracas in Municipio Libertador (Distrito Federal) with it's 3,000,000 habitants is a town located in Venezuela. It's the capital of this country.
Time in Caracas is now 06:09 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named America / Caracas with an UTC offset of -4 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Caracas. The closest airport in Venezuela is Maiquetía (Simón Bolívar Internacional) Airport in a distance of 11 mi (or 18 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site is Historic Area of Willemstad, Inner City and Harbour, Curaçao in Netherlands at a distance of 112 mi (or 181 km). The closest in Venezuela is Coro and its Port in a distance of 116 mi (or 181 km), North. In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Chacao, Baruta, Petare, El Hatillo and Caricuao. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Gran Meliá Caracas
InterContinental Hotels TAMANACO CARACAS
LIDOTEL CENTRO LIDO CARACAS
EUROBUILDING HOTEL AND SUITES
JW Marriott Hotel Caracas
Embassy Suites by Hilton Caracas
HOTEL CHACAO AND SUITES
Renaissance Caracas La Castellana Hotel
Hotel The VIP Caracas
Videos from this area
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
National Assembly (Venezuela)
The National Assembly is the legislative branch of the Venezuelan government. It is a unicameral body made up of a variable number of members, who are elected by "universal, direct, personal, and secret" vote partly by direct election in state-based voting districts, and partly on a state-based party-list proportional representation system.
Bolivarian Intelligence Service
SEBIN, the Servicio Bolivariano de Inteligencia Nacional ("Bolivarian National Intelligence Service"), is the premier intelligence agency in Venezuela. It was established in March 1969 with the name of DISIP, Dirección Nacional de los Servicios de Inteligencia y Prevención ("National Directorate of Intelligence and Prevention Services"), by then-president Rafael Caldera, replacing the Dirección General de Policía (DIGEPOL).
Central University of Venezuela
The Central University of Venezuela (or Universidad Central de Venezuela, UCV, in Spanish) is a premier public University of Venezuela located in Caracas. Founded in 1721, it is the oldest university in Venezuela and one of the oldest in the Western Hemisphere . The main university campus, Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas, was designed by architect Carlos Raúl Villanueva and it is considered a masterpiece of urban planning and was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2000.
Estadio Olímpico (Caracas)
The Estadio Olímpico de la UCV is a multi-purpose stadium in Caracas, Venezuela. It is a multipurpose stadium with a running track used primarily for the practice of football, athletics and rugby, which is part of the Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas and as such named a UNESCO World Heritage Site, one of the most important stadiums of Venezuela and one of the oldest in the country. Anecdotally, the Venezuela national football team has not played at this stadium as of September 3, 2003.
Estadio Universitario (Caracas)
Estadio Universitario is a multi-use stadium in Caracas, Venezuela. The stadium holds 22,690 people and was built in 1952. This stadium is home for 2 national teams: Leones del Caracas (2006 National Champions and Caribbean League Champions) and Tiburones de la Guaira. It is currently used mostly for baseball games.
University City of Caracas
The University City of Caracas (Spanish: Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas) is the main Campus of the Central University of Venezuela. It was designed by the Venezuelan architect Carlos Raúl Villanueva and was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2000. The Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas is considered a masterpiece of architecture and urban planning and is the only university campus designed by a single architect in the 20th century that has received such recognition by UNESCO.
Bolivarian University of Venezuela
The Universidad Bolivariana de Venezuela (UBV, English: Bolivarian University of Venezuela) is a state university in Venezuela founded in 2003 by decree of President Hugo Chávez. The UBV is a part of the Chávez government's "Mission Sucre" social programs, which aim to provide free higher education to the poor. Consequently, enrollment at the UBV is free and open to all, regardless of academic qualifications, prior education or even nationality.
Central University of Ecuador
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Generalissimo Francisco de Miranda Air Base
Generalisimo Francisco de Miranda Airbase is located in Caracas, Venezuela. The airport is named for Francisco de Miranda a South American revolutionary, though most people refer to this airport as La Carlota. On November 27, 1992, the airport was bombed during a coup attempt. In 2006, Leopoldo López, mayor of the Chacao Municipality (where La Carlota is located), has proposed demolishing the airport and building homes and businesses on the land.
The Caracas Athenaeum (known in Spanish as the Ateneo de Caracas) is a cultural institution centred on the arts. It is currently located in Macaracuay, at the Southeast corner of Caracas, after having been expelled by the Bolivarian government from its premises located in the area of Los Caobos, Caracas, Venezuela. Its former building hosted two theatre auditoriums, a concert hall, a library, a gallery, a cinema, rehearsal rooms, a café, as well as numerous offices.
Las Mercedes (district in Caracas, Venezuela)
Las Mercedes is the largest district for shopping and leisure in Latin America. It is located at the Baruta Municipality, Caracas. It contains discos and pubs. It contains clothing and fashion stores, art galleries, and restaurants, that include diverse gastronomical specialties from local food such as areperas to foreign and international food.
Children's Museum of Caracas
Children's Museum of Caracas (Fundación Museo de los Niños) is a museum in Caracas, Venezuela aimed at teaching children about science, technology, culture and arts. It was established in 1982.
Banco del Libro
Banco del Libro is a non-profit organization for the promotion of children's literature, with headquarters in Caracas, Venezuela. It was established in 1960 as a centre for the exchange of textbooks – hence the name Banco del Libro (Book Bank). As it has grown it has diversified to promote reading in Venezuela, in every conceivable arena and genre of children’s literature.
The Caracas Cathedral is the seat of the archdiocese of Caracas, located in one corner of the Plaza Bolívar in Caracas, Venezuela. The colonial chapel of the Trinity is notable because it is where the parents and wife of Simón Bolívar are buried.
Rómulo Gallegos Center for Latin American Studies
Rómulo Gallegos Center for Latin American Studies (CELARG, Fundación Centro de Estudios Latinoamericanos Rómulo Gallegos), is a foundation of the Venezuelan government for the study and promotion of Latin American culture, with emphasis on the life and work of Rómulo Gallegos.
Universidad Monteávila is a private, Roman Catholic - Opus Dei - University in Caracas, Venezuela, founded in 1998.
San Francisco church
San Francisco church is a church in Caracas, Venezuela.
General Intelligence Office
The General Intelligence Office is the internal intelligence agency of Venezuela. According to the New York Times, as of June 3, 2008, this agency replaced the Dirección de los Servicios de Inteligencia y Prevención; however this appears to be incorrect.
Centro Financiero Confinanzas
Centro Financiero Confinanzas also known as Torre de David (the Tower of David), is an unfinished skyscraper in Caracas, the capital of Venezuela. It is the third highest skyscraper in the country after the twin towers of Parque Central Complex. The construction of the tower began in 1990 but was halted in 1994 due to the Venezuelan banking crisis. As of early 2013, the building remains uncompleted.
Mosque of Sheikh Ibrahim Al-Ibrahim
The Mosque Ibrahim Ibin Abdul Aziz Al-Ibrahim or Caracas Mosque is a mosque in the El Recreo district of Caracas. It is the second largest mosque in Latin America after the King Fahd Islamic Cultural Center in Buenos Aires. The construction of the mosque began in 1989 by Sheikh Ibrahim Bin Abdulaziz. The building was designed by architect Zuhe Fayez. The mosque occupies an area of 5000 m²; its minaret is 113 metres high (the highest in Latin America). The dome is 23 metres high.
Parque del Este
East Park (officially Generalissimo Francisco de Miranda Park in honor of Venezuelan national hero) is a public recreation park. Located in the Sucre Municipality of Metropolitan Caracas in Venezuela, is one of the most important city with a total of 82 hectares (equivalent to 0.82 km ²) in area, designed by Brazilian landscape designer Roberto Burle Marx. Opened in 1961. The park is located just outside the station Miranda (formerly East Park) Line 1 of the Caracas Metro.
La Chiquinquirá Church (Caracas)
La Chiquinquirá Church (Spanish: Iglesia La Chiquinquirá) is a church in Caracas, Venezuela. La Chiquinquirá Church is the largest Catholic church in Caracas, located in a fortress-like building with a high tower. The church contains some notable statues and paintings. The church is dedicated to Our Lady of the Rosary of Chiquinquirá.
Centro Simón Bolívar Towers
The Centro Simón Bolívar Towers TCSB also known as the Towers of Silence are two 26-story twin towers measuring 103 meters high built during the 50s. Were opened to the public on December 6, 1954 and the same is located in the center of the city of Caracas called El Silencio. They are defined as a functional architecture that includes the idea of arts integration.
Centro San Ignacio
Centro San Ignacio is a Venezuelan shopping mall and office complex, opened in September 1998. It won the recognition of Latin American contemporary architecture in the Mies van der Rohe Award that same year. It is located in La Castellana, Chacao municipality of Caracas, Venezuela. Its construction was carried out on the athletic fields adjacent to the San Ignacio Jesuit college, between early 1993 and late 1998. Currently is administered by Fondo de Valores Inmobiliarios.
Embassy of Colombia, Caracas
The Embassy of Colombia in Caracas is the diplomatic mission of the Republic of Colombia to the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela; it is headed by the Ambassador of Colombia to Venezuela. It is located in the Campo Alegre neighbourhood of Caracas.
These districts belong to Caracas.
- Colinas de Bello Monte
- Colinas de Santa Monica
- El Pinar
- El Portachuelo
- El Silencio
- La Florida
- La Palmita
- La Pastora
- La Pastora
- La Planicie
- Las Acacias
- Los Campitos
- Los Caobos
- Los Chaguaramos
- Pedro Camejo
- Prado de Maria
- Sabana Grande
- San Agustin
- San Bernardino
- Urbanizacion Valle Arriba
- Vista Alegre
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Caracas.
- El Hatillo
- San Antonio de Los Altos
- La Guaira
- Los Teques
- San Francisco de Yare
- Ocumare del Tuy
- Las Tejerias
- El Consejo
- San Casimiro
- La Victoria
- San Mateo
- San Sebastian
- Santa Cruz
- Santa Rita
- Palo Negro
- San Juan de los Morros
Caracas › North-East: El Paraiso, Caracas (source)
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Workshop: Create Better Products By Design Thinking
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
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