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“Brutalist at its best” 2 of 5 bubbles
Review of Parque Central

Parque Central
Ranked #90 of 130 things to do in Caracas
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Owner description: This huge urban park is populated by buildings rather than trees and grass, and includes museums, art galleries, a concert hall, stores, restaurants and cafes.
Paris, France
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Brutalist at its best”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2014 via mobile

This complex is and has always been awful, unless you like brutalist architecture. Now it is also dirty, abandobed and dangerous

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English first
Largs, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“A modernist marvel”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2013

This is an amazing 1970s vision of the future, sadly neglected. It isn't pretty, but if you like brutalist architecture it's damned impressive. I've just visited it and didn't feel it was dangerous at all. What shops are still open are uninteresting, so if it's shopping you're after, Parque Central definitely isn't for you.

Visited August 2013
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Barcelona, Spain
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Great architecture building.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2012

One of the wonders of the venezuelan construction in the early 70`s. But is in decadence, you might find some bad smelling around, unclean areas, etc. Bur if you appreciate it as a work of art, i think should be ok.

Visited September 2012
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Shanghai, China
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54 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Don't linger!”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2012

IT's a shame: itcould be a wonderful place for a stroll - but don't linger. It's known for being a high crime area.

Visited September 2012
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Caracas
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37 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Waatch your wallet”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2012

A totally decrepit urban slum that will shake up even the mpst adventurous visitor. Totally abandoned center built 40 years ago and not one cent of maintenance has been invested to keep the place up. Dark, gloomy, unsafe. Stay away.

Visited May 2012
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