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The best way to known 60's architecture

It's very good to see because it is still working, but due to lack of mantainence and security you... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2017
Pelias M
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One of the most significant universities with many stories and services even today

An important part of the country’s history is still shown through architecture and the community... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
Cristobal F
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A masterpiece of the Modern Movement in architecture, created by the Venezuelan architect Carlos Raul Villanueva.
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Caracas, Venezuela
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

A visit to Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas is a must if you visit Caracas. Please be aware of the insecurity and visit in group and with a trusted taxi driver. But you will enjoy the art collection starting by Alexander Calder, Victor Vasarelly, Mateo Manaure,...More

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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

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

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Reviewed 25 January 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.

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Reviewed 14 November 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

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Reviewed 4 October 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

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Reviewed 17 September 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

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Reviewed 18 August 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

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Reviewed 17 May 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

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Reviewed 20 March 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
Reviewed 3 February 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.

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