Have an insight into El LIbertador Simón Bolívar`s life and Venezuelan history by visiting Caracas' picturesque historic quarter.
Start your tour in the historic center, from Plaza Bolívar, originally called Plaza de Armas. It adopted its current name in 1883 on the hundredth’s birthday of Simón Bolívar. The four corners that surround the plaza are occupied by important buildings of big historic relevance as the Caracas Cathedral, the government Palace, the City Hall, the Yellow House and The Capitol (Congress of Venezuela). Simón Bolívar birthplace is next, a colonial house enriched by precious pieces of that period and paintings by famous artists such as Tito Salas who captured the most important highlights of El Libertador’s life. Visit to the Capitolio, Palacio Legislativo and Palacio Federal where the golden keys to Simon Bolivar’s mausoleum are kept.