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Panteon Nacional

Bv. Panteon | Avenida Norte, Caracas 1010, Venezuela
+58 212-8621518
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Highly recommended place to stop by to admire Simon Bolivar's memorial. Honor guards change evey 2... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2017
Mario G
via mobile
Its is a MUST

I recently visited "El Panteón Nacional" after decades of my last visit. I wen with a large (+20... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2016
Rojasb
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Caracas, Venezuela
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The remains of celebrated Venezuelans, including Simon Bolivar, are housed inside this building, whose walls and ceilings display the most famous Venezuelan independence battle scenes.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Bv. Panteon | Avenida Norte, Caracas 1010, Venezuela
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Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Highly recommended place to stop by to admire Simon Bolivar's memorial. Honor guards change evey 2 hours, opens 9 to 4:30 to general public. New hall has about 4 years right behind historical museum. Great statues and ceiling paintings. It takes about 20 minutes to...More

Thank Mario G
Reviewed 22 April 2016

I recently visited "El Panteón Nacional" after decades of my last visit. I wen with a large (+20) group of friends that currently live in Caracas. It is very clean and well maintained. The guides are very nice and showed deep knoledge of Venezuelan History....More

Thank Rojasb
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Panteon has two ambiances: the former Holly Trinity church with all the mentions of our great figures than lies within and the absent ones; and the new maussoleum for Bolívar that seen from aoutside is an abomination, but when inside it's just overwhelming.

Thank RafaGomez_CC
Reviewed 6 March 2016

The history of Venezuela is one full of incredibly successes of overcoming obstacles and defeating the Goliath of the era that was the Spanish Empire. The "Panteon Nacional" have all of those characters that helped liberate Venezuela and the vast majority of the South American...More

Thank Jimdiaz8
Reviewed 11 January 2016

The "Panteon Nacional" is a nice building, with a museum right beside it but I was not able to visit it since it was Monday, and it is attached to the Mausoleum of Simon Bolivar, both with a strange/funny looking architectural mixture. Definitely worth visiting...More

Thank MFF20
Reviewed 27 September 2014 via mobile

Not currently possible to go inside due to renovation work being carried out. Looks like it's not going to be over in a hurry!

1  Thank KGB777
Reviewed 18 April 2014

I have read most of the opinions posted here about this place. I agree with some, disagree with others. Sadly, as most things these days in our country, many of the opinions are tainted by the political preferences of the individuals writing them. I agree...More

1  Thank mipita
Reviewed 17 January 2014

I visited this place at lease twice before January 2014, as a good Venezuelan. The previous visits were good but the last one in January 2014 was great. The new building that host the remains of Simon Bolivar is IMPRESSIVE and the guard change ceremony...More

1  Thank Jesus R
Reviewed 17 September 2013

I got a guided tour in Spanish, would be great if you can get it in different languages, it gives you an insight of the history of the country, but still it's great how the people Venezuela remember their heroes>

Thank Jurgendhondt
Reviewed 2 July 2013

Unreal. Surreal. The only IMAX-type theater in the world for a dead person. Truly mind blowing. I had wondered what the big ugly building crowding the Panteon from behind was, and then I entered...and was lucky enough even to see the changing of the guard....More

1  Thank rhettbudapest
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