This school has its origins in the house of studies created in 1785 by Fray Juan Ramos de Lora and was upgraded to ... More
Universidad de Los Andes (ULA)
This school has its origins in the house of studies created in 1785 by Fray Juan Ramos de Lora and was upgraded to Universidad Pontificia in 1810. It was secularized in 1832 and received its present name in 1883. The student population numbers 37,000 today. There are ten departments, two campuses in the states of Tachira and Trujillo, and extensions in the cities of Guanare, San Juan de los Morros and Barinas. It offers fifteen sports disciplines, supports thirteen cultural groups, besides having research institutes, centers and laboratories. The ULA has been throughout its history, and still is today, Merida's heartbeat.
Similar to the Museo de los Niños or Children's Museum in Caracas, this institution also promotes interactive learning and dedicates
its best efforts and facilities to awaken in young people the love for research, science and technology. Located next ...
This museum truly unites a collection of Iberian colonial art from the 16th to the 19th centuries, and not just
limited to Venezuela, for there are pieces from Mexico, Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador and Portugal. You will find objects in ...
The design of this beautiful cathedral was inspired by the Toledo Cathedral in Spain. The building was begun in 1805
but then underwent mishap after mishap, such as the earthquakes of 1812 and 1894, the War of Independence, and ...