Beautiful Tourist Places to Visit in Venezuela, America

Beautiful Tourist Places to Visit in Venezuela, America

Venezuela is a country on the northern coast of South America geographically positioned at 5.8783° N 66.2036° W. Caracas is the capital and largest city, Spanish is the official language and Bolívar fuerte is the currency of Venezuela.


Geography of Venezuela:

Venezuela is surrounded by Brazil to the south, Colombia towards west and Guyana to the east, covers an area of 916,445 sq. km. Venezuela comprises of 23 states, a Capital District and several Federal Dependencies.

The major cities of Venezuela are listed below:

  • Caracas
  • Barcelona
  • Puerto Ayacucho
  • Barinas
  • Valencia
  • Coro
  • Miranda


History of Venezuela:

It is believed that, Venezuela was named by navigator Alonso de Ojeda during his voyage in 1499 as ‘Veneziola’. Spanish Empire invaded and conquered Venezuela in the year 1522 and ruled until 5 July 1811, when Venezuela gained independence from Spanish as one of the first American country.

Getting Venezuela:

Simon Bolivar International Airport is the most important airport of Venezuela Maiquetia, situated around 21 km away from the heart of Caracas city, the capital of Venezuela. It has connectivity with most of the major American and European cities including Frankfurt, Lima, Atlanta, Panama City, Madrid and Toronto.

Venezuela is connected with the cities of Colombia and Brazil through roadways.

Venezuela has a well developed bus transportation system and other local travel options are moto taxis, rental cars and bikes.


Culture, Food and Shopping in Venezuela:

Venezuela has a mixed culture of Spanish and indigenous Venezuelans. Spanish is the official as well as widely spoken language all over the country and also many ethnic community people speak their own languages.

The most famous Venezuelan dishes include arepas, pisca andina, hallaca, fried camiguanas and pabellón criollo.

Venezuela is the most urbanized country in Latin America housing plenty of large shopping malls, international food corners and entertainment centres. Most of the large malls are placed in the capital city, Caracas.


Tourist Attractions in Venezuela:

Angel Falls:

At a height of 979 meters, Angel Falls is the highest unhampered waterfall in the globe located in Auyantepui in Canaima National Park.


Mochima National Park:

The Mochima National Park is in the Anzoátegui and a Sucre state in the northeastern part of Venezuela is spread over an area of 94,935 km² and was established on December 19, 1973.


National Pantheon of Venezuela:

National Pantheon of Venezuela was initially constructed as a church on 27 March 1874 but now it is dedicated to national heroes. It is situated in the old town of Caracas.


List of other places of interest in Venezuela includes:

  • Morrocoy National Park
  • Médanos de Coro National Park
  • Cueva del Guácharo National Park
  • Miraflores Palace
  • Parque Central Complex
  • Aeronautics Museum of Maracay
  • Caracas Cathedral
  • Caracas Athenaeum
  • Playa El Agua
  • Playa El Yaque
  • Jesús Soto Museum of Modern Art
  • Llovizna Falls
  • Children’s Museum of Caracas
  • Estadio Monumental de Maturín
  • Iglesia de San Francisco


Best time to visit Venezuela:

From December to April will be the best time to enjoy holidays in Venezuela while dry season runs.


Accommodation options in Venezuela:

Venezuela is home to plenty of reputed hotels ranging from 1 star to 5 stars. Guest houses or B&Bs are cheaper options. The main hotels in Venezuela (Caracas) are listed here below:

  • Embassy Suites Hotel Caracas
  • Hotel The VIP Caracas
  • Altamira Village Hotel & Suites
  • LIDOTEL Centro Lido Caracas
  • Caracas Palace Hotel
  • Gran Melia Caracas Hotel
  • Eurobuilding Hotel and Suites Caracas
  • Renaissance Caracas La Castellana Hotel
  • Pestana Caracas Hotel & Suites
  • JW Marriott Hotel Caracas
  • Hotel Paseo Las Mercedes
  • Hotel Plaza Mayor
  • Montana Suites Hotel
  • Hotel Plaza de Venezuela
  • InterContinental Tamanaco Caracas
  • Lincoln Suites Venantur

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