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Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas

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Address: Caracas, Venezuela
Phone Number: +58 212-6052868
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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 3 weeks ago
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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24 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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138 reviews
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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!

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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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Thank mrtatin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

The Universitary City is beautiful, with a lot of green areas in a city that's every day more crowded. In here you can find a place to feel peace. Although it's a shame that as a political measure it hasn't receive the maintenance that it needs.

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caracas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

The place is the middle of Caracas, is a park into the big city, a example of 1950-1960 architecture, is the best University of Venezuela, I recomend visit Saturday and Sunday.

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