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Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas

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Address: Caracas, Venezuela
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+58 212-6052868

A masterpiece of the Modern Movement in architecture, created by the...

A masterpiece of the Modern Movement in architecture, created by the Venezuelan architect Carlos Raul Villanueva.

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The City is huge and beautiful, sadly its people are not so beautiful as well! Anyway the city is worth of a visit, hands down

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 November 2016
Cozy P
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Caracas, Venezuela
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The University City of Caracas is a excellent place to feel the energy of the student while is possible to see an attractive cultural environment.

Caracas, Venezuela
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This a one of our national and internationally recognized heritage. This is something to be proud of as Venezuelans. This city is fantastic area for students from the UCV it's campus is fantastic. They have everything in there form stadiums, tracks, theatre, the university itself with all its splendid areas is a musta if you are in caracas.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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24 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

The City is huge and beautiful, sadly its people are not so beautiful as well! Anyway the city is worth of a visit, hands down

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

This is the campus of the prestigious Universidad Central de Venezuela, designed by the Venezuelan architect Carlos Raúl Villanueva, who worked with the artists who contributed with their oeuvres for over 25 years until the late 1960s. The Ciudad Universitaria is a blessing for the students and the visitors, it has huge and beautiful gardens with masterpieces of art and... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

wonderful architecture and good education center, we have visit all around the University and meet a lot of student.

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Girona, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

one of the best examples of architecture that you can see in Caracas. The different buildings of the various faculties are a good example of good architecture. It isa World heritage site.

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Caracas, Venezuela
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33 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

The university center is renowned for its superior arts developments but in recent years has undergone a lack of maintence which is affecting considerably the surroundings.The internal roads, the sidewalks have loads of pot holes and thus i cannot recommend it to travelers. It also has been under armed attacks by political groups who are against the university government. Another... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

Worth the visit ! Mainly sala magna ! Also nice to see and enjoy the relaxed ambiance of the university

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Caracas, Venezuela
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

The ciudad Universitaria or Universidad Central de Venezuela is an emblematic place for Venezuelans. You must go to the plaza del rectorado If I am now wrong it is a Unesco site. The student atmosphere is really nice. If you manage to go to a Concert in the Aula Magna it worth it!

Thank EnriqueMiguel
Caracas, Venezuela
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

It was one of the most beautiful an modern universities on LatinoAmerica, but due to political issues it is kind of risky. Think about it!

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