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Plaza Bolivar

Leafy Plaza Bolívar is the historical and social centre of Caracas and the site of several of the city's interesting monuments. Said to be where conqueror Diego de Losada founded the city in 1567, atmospheric Plaza Bolivar continues to be the heart of this populated Venezuelan capital. Don't miss the monument of revolutionary El Libertador Simon Bolivar, the beautiful Metropolitan Cathedral, its original façade dating from the end of the 17th century, the Palacio Municipal and its attractive central courtyard (Jardin de Caracas) and the Museo Sacro de Caracas with its displays of local history and collection of religious art.

Address: Calle 10-11, Casco Central

Telephone: 507 8815

Transport: Nearest train station is Capitolio