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Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas

Caracas, Venezuela
+58 212-6052868
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Campus of the best University of Venezuela.

Founded in 1954, as a project by the architect Carlos Raúl Villanueva. Named Cultural Heritage of... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2018
Gerardo G
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Caracas, Venezuela
via mobile
Not the safest place

As locals told me its not the safest place to be at night.I recommend avoding it and going during... read more

Reviewed 24 January 2018
Zalley T
,
New York City, New York
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A masterpiece of the Modern Movement in architecture, created by the Venezuelan architect Carlos Raul Villanueva.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Caracas, Venezuela
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Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

Founded in 1954, as a project by the architect Carlos Raúl Villanueva. Named Cultural Heritage of UNESCO in 2000

Thank Gerardo G
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Reviewed January 24, 2018

As locals told me its not the safest place to be at night.I recommend avoding it and going during the day,it's interesting to visit if you are architect buff.

Thank Zalley T
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Reviewed November 14, 2017

It's very good to see because it is still working, but due to lack of mantainence and security you should go with a group

1  Thank Pelias M
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Reviewed October 4, 2017

An important part of the country’s history is still shown through architecture and the community daily in many buildings and corridors within the main campus. A planned visit could be done by subway or underground, blending in is highly suggested as well as visiting during...More

Thank Cristobal F
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Reviewed September 16, 2017

Even though it has recently been the center of student unrest and police represion. it is still the center of learning and the largest combination of university buildings with beatifull arquitecture

Thank takimoi
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Reviewed August 17, 2017

It is a great place with lots of history but right now is like the rest of the country: in ruins. I use to vsit the University during weekends and I stop doing so specially if I have to leave it at night because security...More

1  Thank Luis C
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Reviewed May 17, 2017

You may have good and a very good experience eventhought we have problems at this moment this is one of the place you have to visit if you come to Caracas-Venezuela

Thank mcgmaryc
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Reviewed March 19, 2017

Is a reference of the country that could be and was, but it is ruined right now, thanks to the socialist goverment since 1999.

Thank Carlos Enrique L
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Reviewed February 3, 2017

Its the largest University in Venezuela, the school is very well maintained, fairly well equipped with computers,the professors and students are 95% Venezuelans.

Thank 387indy
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Reviewed December 21, 2016

The University City of Caracas is a excellent place to feel the energy of the student while is possible to see an attractive cultural environment.

Thank JUAN CARLOS R
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