A tribute to a Venezuela independence figure, who is namely Simon Bolivar, this square was created. This historical place is situated at the center of capital city of Venezuela - Caracas. One iconic statue is placed in here. You'll see a statue of Simon Bolivar while he's riding a horse. There are many things to do at Plaza Bolivar. Arriving here, you'll get one stop of historical trip by the fact that Plaza Bolivar is surrounded by well-known buildings such as Caracal Cathedral, Sacred Museum, Chapel of Santa Rosa de Lima, the Yellow House, the Main Theater and the building of the Government of the Capital District, Archbishop's Palace and City Hall.
Visiting Plaza Bolivar a Historical Place in Caracas.
1. Half Day Historical Tour of Caracas
An interesting thing to do at Plaza Bolivar. You shall join this half-day historical tour of Caracas. Each person must pay around $80.00 for being a tour member. At 9 am, you will be picked up from your hotel or agreed departure point to start this half-day historical tour of Caracas. The first destination is a historical square - Plaza Bolivar! Stroll around the area and by the suggestion from your guide, you can get many cool things to do in Plaza Bolivar. In the next list, you'll visit the house where the independence icon of Venezuela, Simon Bolivar, was born. A guide will take to visit the Capitolio, Palacio Legislativo, and Palacio Federal. When the tour has finished, you'll return to the departure point.
2. El Hatillo Day Trip from Caracas
Enjoy a trip to another part of Venezuela. This is a recommended trip for you who adore for the beauty of historical places around Venezuela. You can join El Hatillo day Trip from Caracas by paying $134.00 . The charge already involves driver, guide, hotel pick up and drop off, pravate tour, and lunch. The tour begins at Plaza Bolivar. Your informative guide will recommend you things to do in Plaza Bolivar. After strolling around Plaza Bolivar, you will visit Simon Bolivar's house where he was born. Your guide will lead you to Bolivarian Museum. The next destination is Boyaca Avenue. Bring your camera, as a suggestion. You'll see an incredible view of the city. Right after you reach this place, the guide takes you to El Hatillo - a 15 km-distance from Caracas and have a good day in El Hatillo! This town welcomes you with colonial-designed houses. The locals are warm too.
3. Caracas Sightseeing Tour Including Cable Car Ride and Lunch
Another thing to do at Plaza Bolivar a Cable ride tour included! The tour that is in $174.00 will start at Plaza Bolivar. You'll be picked up at 9 am at your hotel to get into Plaza Bolivar. There, you'll be guided for Plaza Bolivar tour. You'll enjoy the square by getting sourceful information from your guide. In the trip, you'll visit the house where the independence icon of Venezuela, Simon Bolivar, was born. You enrich your trip in Caracas by having this guided tour. But then, the trip won't be enough if you haven't tried seeing atop El Avila National Park - the green carpet of Caracas . You'll ride cable car! The most famous attraction and the best thing to do in Plaza Bolivar a place where you start this incredible tour. You need a printed or mobile ticket for this tour.
How to Get Tickets?
There is no entrance fee to visit Plaza Bolivar. You can get interesting historical tour or other things to do at Plaza Bolivar without purchase any tickets. Tickets will be only for attractions such as guided-Halfday Historical Tour of Caracas and Caracas Sightseeing Tour.
How To Get Around?
You are able to walk to get around the area of Plaza Bolivar. You can have your self-guided Plaza Bolivar tour. This historical square is surrounded by other beautiful and old buildings that also reflect the history of Venezuela. You can visit all buildings by walking. It can be one of the best things to do at Plaza Bolivar.
What Should I Wear?
Best Time to Visit
Plaza Bolivar is opened daily for 24 hours. On February, there's an annual carnival making people leaving the city so you don't need to be in the trafficky roads. Skies are clearer and it becomes the best time to linger and get the best things to do at Plaza Bolivar.
Will I Need a Guide?
You are able to get all things to do in Plaza Bolivar by having self-guided tour. You only rely on the leaflets or information that you probably have searched from the internet or reliable sources. However, hiring a guide for the tour will be a good idea too. They can guide you also in having a Plaza Bolivar tour. The guide will lead you better for things to do at Plaza Bolivar so that you won't miss anything.
How To Get There?
If you are planning to visit Venezuela by plane, from Simon Bolivar International Airport, you can get a ride to Caracas which is around 21 km. Then, you can visit Plaza Bolivar by bus. Most places in Caracas can be reached by this transportation mode. While in bus, sometimes you have to communicate with the driver to request where you want to stop. Indeed, buses in Caracas can stop anywhere the passengers ask to.
This is about a thing to do in Plaza Bolivar. There, you'll see parks with neatly growth of green grass. If you think you can lay down and flock with friends or relatives by sitting on the grass, you'd better to wipe that idea away from your mind. You are prohibited for stepping on the grass. One more thing is about safety and security. Always keep an eye and be careful on the pickpockets while you are having your Plaza Bolivar tour.