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Although thousands of tourists go up the Cerro El Avila every day, you may only want to reach its summit, or the coast on the ... More
Although thousands of tourists go up the Cerro El Avila every day, you may only want to reach its summit, or the coast on the other side of the mountain. In that case, Caracas has two cable car routes to offer you: Mariperez-El Avila and Mariperez-Macuto. The Mariperez-El Avila route has always been the most popular, taking you to El Avila's ice rink, the disco and the luxurious Hotel Humboldt. You'll overlook the Caracas valley on one side and the Caribbean on the other from a height of 2153 meters. The cars leave every 15 or 30 minutes, according to the number of passengers.
The opening in 1944 of the redevelopment of the El Silencio district marked Caracas' official debut as a developed city
under the criteria of modern urban design. The outstanding architect Carlos Raúl Villanueva was responsible for the project, which ...
This building dates to the end of the 16th century and has served, successively, as a Franciscan convent, seat of
the Central University of Venezuela and, currently, as the headquarters of the Academies Palace. Academies, plural, since it houses ...