With its adorable Italian-style facade, which has had various names since its birth in 1792, this latest version you see opened as...
Palacio de San Carlos
This massive edifice has seen a few lives, notably as the presidential HQ of Simón Bolívar, who narrowly escaped an assassination...
Museo de Trajes Regionales
Across Calle 10, and filling the gorgeous one-time home of Simón Bolívar’s mistress Manuelita Sáenz, the simple Museo de Trajes...
La Condesa Irina Lazaar
This small, unsigned 10-table eatery run by a Mexican-American from California catering to bohos, judges, Congressmen and others in the...
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Lonely Planet review
La Candelaria's most famous – and the city's loveliest – stage is undergoing a long renovation that could last another few years. When it reopens, it'll resume its repertoire of large-scale opera and the occasional drama for a dress-up, high-end crowd.