Archbishop's Palace - The Archbishop's Palace has over 350 years old, rebuilt again during the last years, is one of the few structures in place that has survived the earthworks. From 1637 to 1803 he was bishop's residence before an update to its current state.
City Council - Next door is the City Council, a structure that may have had more features than any other in the center of the city. The original building was a workshop dedicated to the patron saint of Latin America, Rosa de Lima, was destroyed by an earthquake and had to be rebuilt in 1641. Fifty-five years later, Venezuela became the only institution of higher education. In 1725, the Spanish King Felipe V ordered was renamed Royal University learning center open only to young people with the appropriate lineage and Christian morality. It was not until 1870 that the complex became the seat of city government. Rebuilt and modified through the years. Raul Santana at the Museum in the City Council there is an exhibition about ancient Caracas, much of which is dedicated to the area around the Plaza Bolivar.
Capitol - The gold-domed building at the southwest corner of the Plaza Bolivar is the Capitol, or Congress building. When Guzner Antonio Blanco, one of the 19de century dictators Venezuela, decided to exile included the nuns of the Conception convent, once located in this space, was famous for his wealth. It is said that the nuns escaped with the jewels of the country selected as dowry blue blooded woman who joined the faculty. With the nuns out, 114 days hard building including vent between the Capitol, opened in 1874.
The walls and ceilings of this building legislation are covered with works by artists patriotic Venezuelans, including tovary Tovar, whose scene was painted in Paris sections are then sent to Venezuela to be installed in the dome building. Here, there is also the Peruvian painter Gil de Castro, with Bolívar's famous painting up and an angel.
Near the base of the mountain of Avila. Guarded around the clock, is the National Pantheon, the mausoleum of Venezuela with its most revered hero. A good time to visit is just before closing at 5 pm when the parade of guards made their rounds through the building.
Although he died alone, shunned by their comrades, now Simón Bolívar is one of the most revered heroes of the continent and a reproduction of his childhood home became a museum. Two blocks east of the Capitol at the corner known as the Corner of San Jacinto, is the stone of the Casa Natal, where the Liberator was born the son of Maria Concepcion Palacios y Blanco and Don Juan Vicente de Bolívar, a wealthy businessman 32 years. Don Juan Vicente died at age 70, left a young widow with four children, Simon was the youngest. The house was destroyed by an earthquake and then rebuilt, leaving the family in Bolivar until 19 century when it was acquired by Venezuela's President Guzmán Blanco, which changed hands several times for commercial use, stable and spacious storage until was rebuilt as a national monument. In the courtyard of the Casa Natal is the stone fountain where Simon Bolivar was baptized.
Not far from the birthplace of the Liberator, who met one of the biggest challenges to his campaign to free the country from Spanish rule. The painter Tito Salas oil has caught the moment Bolivar in the plaza of San Jacinto, addressed to the priests at the time of the earthquake of 1812 that destroyed the place where he gave his wise message "If nature objects, and we will fight against them obey us, "said Bolivar, and recorded the famous quote in large letters on one side of the building on this corner.
Silence - Under President Isaías Medina Angarita, the slums of Silence have been razed and replaced by the proposed model of El Silencio. White apartment buildings were designed by the architect Carlos Raúl Villanueva.
Miraflores - In 1880, when President Joaquin Crespo began building the house for use as a presidential home, rumors flew. Some said the walls were reinforced with iron for the construction of earthquake proof, which was the most expensive ever in the country, that the initials of Crespo and his wife were incorporated in the designs around the country. The rumors were true and when the house was completed, unfortunately, in the eight years it took to build the house, Crespo died in battle, the man whose name is most associated with Miraflores never had the opportunity to live there.
El Calvario - Since the turn of the century when the government bought the house, Miraflores has been used by every president as a workplace. It is decorated with European tapestries, damask and French and Italian furniture. Sometimes it opens to the public. At the top of a steep hill to the west is in Caracas's oldest park, El Calvario, built in the 1870's. There is a Greek Orthodox church at the base and the smell of eucalyptus in the breeze made the trees on top, marking the start of the walk uphill to the park. Now the pilgrims and the candles are gone. The few crosses that survive in the museum, and roads have been replaced by a steep staircase. Still, it remains a chapel on the hilltop, a remnant of a dictator campaign transformed the park into a replica of a point that impressed him in France.
The view of the city is aware of these gardens on top, interspersed with marble busts of Venezuelans, including Bolivar, pianist Teresa Carreno, composer Pedro Elías Gutiérrez and master of Bolívar, Simón Rodríguez. A century ago, the Caracas went to Calvary for a bird view of the city.
Although well above the ground, Caraqueños have not lost their agricultural roots. Green vines trail along the sides, planters of bright spring flowers, and inside the apartments, potted plants thrive in warm, humid climate.