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Caracas Destination Guide

Explore Caracas in Venezuela.

Caracas in the region of Distrito Capital with it's 3,000,000 inhabitants is located in Venezuela and is the capital of this country.

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Time in Caracas is now 01:30 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "America / Caracas" with an UTC offset of -4.5 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Oranjestad, Valencia, San Juan de los Morros, Puerto Cabello, Petare or Maturín. Since you are here already, consider visiting . We saw some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Glimpses of Caracas Centro

01:57 min ( October 18, 2012 by anjanisahay)
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Glimpses of Venezuela: A view of Central Caracas (Caracas Centro) and Avila Mountain (Cerro El Avila) from Hotel Gran Meliá Caracas, 8 July 2012. Shot in High Definition by Sony Cyber-shot DSCHX9V

Caracas - Space Collector

04:11 min ( October 29, 2008 by Sebastián Torres)
Views: 330 - Rating: 5/5

Video del Municipio Chacao, en Caracas, Venezuela. Música de Space Collector (Hermes Rossato y Saúl Losada). 2008. Sebastian Torres

Manejo de seguridad (urbano) para guarda...

07:20 min ( April 06, 2011 by Drew Cross)
Views: 12,082 - Rating: 4.33333/5

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 trabajo de pr...

Glimpses of Chinese Market Caracas

06:14 min ( October 15, 2012 by anjanisahay)
Views: 234 - Rating: 0/5

Glimpses of Venezuela: A view of the Chinese Market (Mercado Chino) located on Avenida Principal Del Bosque in Caracas, Sunday, 14 October 2012. A lot of things of Asia, including those used in India ...

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Interesting facts about this location

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.

More reading: Central University of Venezuela homepage
Located at 10.49, -66.88 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:1721 establishments, Central University of Venezuela, Educational institutions established in the 1720s, Universities and colleges in Caracas, Universities 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).

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 10.49, -66.88 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Law enforcement in Venezuela, Secret police, Venezuelan intelligence agencies

Chacao, Venezuela

Chacao is one of the five political and administrative subdivisions of the city of Caracas, Venezuela. The other four are Baruta, El Hatillo, Libertador and Sucre. This legal entity is known as the Caracas Metropolitan District. Chacao is also one of the 21 municipalities that make up the State of Miranda, Venezuela.

More reading: Chacao, Venezuela homepage
Located at 10.49, -66.88 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Caracas, Municipalities of Miranda (state)

Miraflores Palace

The Palacio de Miraflores (Spanish for "Miraflores Palace") is the official workplace of the President of Venezuela. It is located on Urdaneta Avenue, Libertador Municipality in Caracas. It was started on 27 April 1884 under the direction of Giuseppe Orsi and was intended as the family residence of Joaquin Crespo. Also participated: painter Julián Oñate, Juan Bautista Sales and his team of esculptors, decorators, wood cavers, constructors - who erected the European-style Miraflores Palace.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 10.49, -66.88 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Caracas, Houses completed in 1897, Neoclassical palaces, Official residences in Venezuela, Palaces in Venezuela, Presidential palaces

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.

More reading: National Assembly (Venezuela) homepage
Located at 10.49, -66.88 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:2000 establishments in Venezuela, National Assembly of Venezuela, National legislatures, Unicameral legislatures