Valencia attractions

Architectural in Valencia

Casa de la Estrella

The sovereign state of Venezuela was born in this historic house on May 6, 1830, when Congress convened here and decreed secession from Gran Colombia. Erected as a hospital around 1710 (thus being the city’s oldest …
Museum in Valencia

Casa Páez

This beautifully preserved historic mansion is the former home of Venezuela’s first president, General José Antonio Páez. He distinguished himself by forging a formidable army of llaneros (plainsmen) who fought unde…
Museum in Valencia

Museo de Béisbol

This museum in the popular Centro Comercial Sambil, 5km north of the city, is totally devoted to baseball fanaticism. It even has a pitching machine under the distinctive half-dome baseball roof of the shopping mall…
in Valencia

Catedral

This colonial cathedral is about 420 years old, but it’s been altered by so many generations that today it’s a hodgepodge of historical styles. The latest restoration was in the early 1950s, which saw the ceiling pl…