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Caracas Sights

Casa Natal del Libertador

  • Av. Traposos at Av. San Jacinto
  • El Centro
  • House/Mansion/Villa

Updated 06/22/2011

Fodor's Review

The birthplace of Simón Bolívar is a pilgrimage site for Venezuelans, who honor him as "El Libertador." The house has very little to offer about the great man himself, but is a lovely example of a spacious and airy old colonial house in the midst of downtown's hustle and bustle. Monumental wall paintings by Tito Salas in the front room that retell the stories of Bolívar's heroic battles are well worth a look.

Sight Information

Address:

Av. Traposos at Av. San Jacinto, Caracas, Venezuela

Phone:

0212-541–2563

Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Tues.–Fri. 9–noon and 1–4, weekends 10–noon and 1–4

Updated 06/22/2011

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