Caracas
in Municipio Libertador of Distrito Federal, Venezuela

Noteable things around
Location Summary
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:
Spanish
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 02:26 PM (Tuesday)
Timezone: America/Caracas
UTC/GMT offset: -4.5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:39 am and 6:09 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-8.554 and 113.905 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Sumbersuko
References
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Current travel safety evaluation for Venezuela in South America

Safety Score: 3,8 of 5.0 based on data from 6 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Venezuela.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Venezuela. Last Update: 2018-12-18 07:19:02

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 02:26 PM (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.

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Hotels and Places to Stay

Gran Meliá Caracas

Address
0,3 mi
Avenida Casanova
1050 Caracas
Venezuela

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


InterContinental Hotels TAMANACO CARACAS

Address
1,0 mi
Avenida Principal De Las Mercedes,P.O. Box 467
1060-A CARACAS
Venezuela

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


LIDOTEL CENTRO LIDO CARACAS

Address
1,2 mi
AV TAMANACO C.C. CENTRO LIDO
1070 Caracas
Venezuela

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


EUROBUILDING HOTEL AND SUITES

Address
2,0 mi
CALLE LA GUAIRITA CHUAO
1064 A CARACAS
Venezuela

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Pestana Caracas

Address
2,7 mi
PRIMERA AVENIDA URB. SANTA EDUVIGIS
01071 Caracas
Venezuela

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


JW Marriott Hotel Caracas

Address
1,0 mi
Avenida Venezuela con Calle Mohedano, El Rosal
1060 El Rosal,Caracas
Venezuela

Time Information

Checkout: 13:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Embassy Suites by Hilton Caracas

Address
1,1 mi
Av. El,Av. Francisco de Miranda
1060 Caracas
Venezuela

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


HOTEL CHACAO AND SUITES

Address
1,8 mi
AV FRANCISCO DE MIRANDA X JOSE FELIX SOSA
00000 CARACAS
Venezuela

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Renaissance Caracas La Castellana Hotel

Address
2,0 mi
Av Eugenio Mendoza con Calle Urdaneta, La Castellana
1060 Caracas
Venezuela

Time Information

Checkout: 13:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hotel The VIP Caracas

Address
2,2 mi
Transversal 3, Av. San Juan Bosco, Urb. Altamira
. Caracas
Venezuela

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

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Manejo de seguridad (urbano) para guardaespaldas, Caracas Venezuela

Published: April 06, 2011
Length: 10:44 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Orlando Wilson Risks Incorporated

Proveemos un amplio rango de vehiculos blindados, servicios de guardaespaldas y entrenamiento en Caracas Venezuela, Mexico City, Bogota Colombia y Haiti. Este Video fue tomado durante un ...


RESISTOR [En City Day Sabana Grande Caracas Venezuela]

Published: April 03, 2012
Length: 23:51 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Hermanos del Rock

La banda Resistor en el Metnica Fest del 25/03/2012 en City Day Bar de Caracas Venezuela. Las bandas participantes fueron RZAK, RESISTOR, EFFECT, SANSCRITO, BIOWARFARE, CDTM y ...


ARAZIEL - Recuerdos [En Bar City Day Caracas Venezuela]

Published: February 29, 2012
Length: 45:44 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Hermanos del Rock

Presentación de la banda Araziel en el evento denominadao "Metal Sudae" realizado en Bar City Day de sabana grande Caracas Venezuela, las bandas de ese dia This is Irlanda, Blandia, ...


DESMOTERION - Pandemia [En el Metal Attack en City Day Bar Caracas]

Published: April 21, 2012
Length: 32:55 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Hermanos del Rock

La Banda Desmoterion en el Metal Attack en local City Day en Caracas Venezuela, evento denominado Thrash Attack con las bandas Rzak, Gears Attack, Mausoleo, Mashiaj, Temenos, Stormthrash y...


SANSCRITO [En City Day Sabana Grande Caracas Venezuela]

Published: April 03, 2012
Length: 23:51 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Hermanos del Rock

La banda Sanscrito en el Metnica Fest del 25/03/2012 en City Day Bar de Caracas Venezuela. Las bandas participantes fueron RZAK, RESISTOR, EFFECT, SANSCRITO, BIOWARFARE, CDTM y ...


LEBEN UND DRAMA [En el Blood Fest en Bar City Day Caracas Venezuela]

Published: December 28, 2011
Length: 50:42 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Hermanos del Rock

Presentación de la banda Leben Und Drama en el evento de La Movida Metal llamado "Blood Fest" realizado en el bar City Day en sabana grande Caracas Venezuela las bandas participantes fueron.


BLANDIA [En Bar City Day Caracas Venezuela]

Published: February 29, 2012
Length: 21:04 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Hermanos del Rock

Presentación de la banda Blandia en el evento denominadao "Metal Sudae" realizado en Bar City Day de sabana grande Caracas Venezuela, las bandas de ese dia This is Irlanda, Blandia, ...


TEMENOS - Sangre [En el Metal Attack en City Day Bar Caracas]

Published: April 21, 2012
Length: 54:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Hermanos del Rock

La Banda TEMENOS en el Metal Attack en local City Day en Caracas Venezuela, evento denominado Thrash Attack con las bandas Rzak, Gears Attack, Mausoleo, Mashiaj, Temenos, Stormthrash y ...


PROTTEO [En City Day Sabana Grande Caracas Venezuela]

Published: May 01, 2012
Length: 22:20 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Hermanos del Rock

La Banda PROTTEO en el City Day Bar de sabana grande en Caracas Venezuela en el evento de Metnica Fest con las bandas brisa & redwines, effect, heavenslave, caja negra, apariencia critica,...


DEATH MORTOR - Sed de Maldad [En el Blood Fest en Bar City Day Caracas Venezuela]

Published: December 27, 2011
Length: 17:23 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Hermanos del Rock

Presentación de la banda Death Mortor deValencia en el evento de La Movida Metal llamado "Blood Fest" realizado en el bar City Day en sabana grande Caracas Venezuela las bandas participantes...


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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.

Located at 10.5056, -66.9158 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
National Assembly of Venezuela, Unicameral legislatures, National legislatures, 2000 establishments in Venezuela

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).

Located at 10.4893, -66.91 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Venezuelan intelligence agencies, Law enforcement in Venezuela, Secret police

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.

Located at 10.4884, -66.8907 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Central University of Venezuela, Universities in Venezuela, Universities and colleges in Caracas, Educational institutions established in the 1720s, 1721 establishments

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.

Located at 10.4913, -66.8855 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Venezuela, Athletics (track and field) venues in Venezuela, Central University of Venezuela, Copa América stadiums, Multi-purpose stadiums in Venezuela, Sport in Caracas, Buildings and structures in Caracas, Pan American Games Opening ceremony stadiums

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.

Located at 10.4895, -66.884 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Baseball venues in Venezuela, Central University of Venezuela, Event venues established in 1952, 1952 establishments in Venezuela

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.

Located at 10.4903, -66.8906 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
World Heritage Sites in Venezuela, Central University of Venezuela

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.

Located at 10.4875, -66.8858 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Universities and colleges in Caracas, Educational institutions established in 2003, 2003 establishments in Venezuela

Central University of Ecuador

The Central University of Ecuador (Spanish: Universidad Central del Ecuador) is a national university located in Quito, Ecuador. It is the oldest university in Ecuador, and one of the oldest in the Americas. The enrollment is over 10,000 students per year.

Located at 10.4892, -66.8911 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Educational institutions established in 1826, National universities, Universities in Quito

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.

Located at 10.485, -66.8436 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Venezuela

Caracas Athenaeum

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.

Located at 10.5001, -66.8983 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Buildings and structures completed in 1983, Buildings and structures in Caracas, Theatres in Venezuela, Event venues established in 1931, Visitor attractions in Caracas

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.

Located at 10.4667, -66.85 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Caracas, Baruta Municipality, Visitor attractions in Caracas

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.

Located at 10.4994, -66.9026 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Children's museums, Museums in Venezuela, Buildings and structures in Caracas, Foundations based in Venezuela, Visitor attractions in Caracas, Museums established in 1982, 1982 establishments in Venezuela

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.

Located at 10.4907, -66.8497 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Caracas, Children's literature, Venezuelan literature, Foundations based in Venezuela, Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award winners, Organizations established in 1960, 1960 establishments in Venezuela

Caracas Cathedral

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.

Located at 10.5062, -66.914 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Caracas, Roman Catholic cathedrals in Venezuela, Churches in Venezuela, Visitor attractions in Caracas

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.

Located at 10.5003, -66.848 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Caracas, Foundations based in Venezuela, Organizations established in 1974, 1974 establishments in Venezuela

Universidad Monteávila

Universidad Monteávila is a private, Roman Catholic - Opus Dei - University in Caracas, Venezuela, founded in 1998.

Located at 10.4779, -66.8413 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Universities and colleges in Caracas, Roman Catholic universities and colleges, Educational institutions established in 1998, 1998 establishments in Venezuela

San Francisco church

San Francisco church is a church in Caracas, Venezuela.

Located at 10.5042, -66.9155 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Churches in Venezuela, Buildings and structures in Caracas, Visitor attractions in Caracas

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.

Located at 10.4893, -66.91 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Secret police, Venezuelan intelligence agencies

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.

Located at 10.5053, -66.8989 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures completed in 1994, Skyscrapers in Venezuela, Buildings and structures in Caracas, Caracas, Unfinished buildings and structures, Squats

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.

Located at 10.5017, -66.8953 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Caracas, Mosques in Venezuela, Buildings and structures completed in 1993

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.

Located at 10.4967, -66.8411 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Caracas, Parks in Venezuela, Visitor attractions in Caracas

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.

Located at 10.5015, -66.8773 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Churches in Venezuela, Buildings and structures in Caracas, Visitor attractions in Caracas

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.

Located at 10.5028, -66.9161 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Office buildings completed in 1954, Skyscrapers in Venezuela, Buildings and structures in Caracas, Twin towers

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.

Located at 10.4976, -66.856 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Buildings and structures in Caracas, Shopping malls in Venezuela, Visitor attractions in Caracas, 1998 establishments in Venezuela

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.

Located at 10.4923, -66.8625 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Diplomatic missions of Colombia, Diplomatic missions in Caracas, Colombia–Venezuela relations

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2019

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12 Jan
2019

Meetup De Emprendedores Caracas (ProfesionalesAQUI)
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