Caracas travel guide

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You're Going to Love Caracas

Caracas is the capital city of Venezuela, set in a beautiful valley overlooked by Avila Mountain. This is a city of great contrasts, excellent food, and edgy nightlife. There are some good museums, fine architecture, and one of the best galleries in South America at the Museo de Arte Colonial.

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What to do in Caracas

When to Visit Caracas

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Caracas has a tropical climate, with little variation in temperature throughout the year. Because it is approximately 2,700 feet above sea level, it is surprisingly mild, with temperatures rarely topping 82 degrees Fahrenheit.

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How to Get to Caracas

Airports near Caracas

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Where to Stay in Caracas

The Gilmar Hotel is a good budget option on Avenida Guaicaipuro. At the other end of the scale, Gran Meliá is an excellent 5-star hotel on Avenida Casanova.

Popular Neighborhoods in Caracas

Where to stay in popular areas of Caracas

Most booked hotels in Caracas

How to Get Around Caracas

The Cost of Living in Caracas

Shopping Streets

Centro Comercial Sambil is one of the largest malls in South America, and Altamira is the place to go to for upscale fashion stores.

Groceries and Other

A quart of milk will cost Bs10 as does a loaf of bread.

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Where to Eat in Caracas

Aranjuez is a good steakhouse on Calle Madrid and El Granjero del Este on Avenida Río de Janeiro does excellent local cuisine. A meal for two at either will cost around Bs500.