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Nice plaza worth to visit

Its nice plaza in the midle of Altamia upscale area of Caracas. Its nice to seat there and observe... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2018
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Its a big square with an obelisk in center of it.Great for after lunch stroll.There are many bars... read more

Reviewed 24 January 2018
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Impressive fountains grace the entrance to the Altamira subway station, which is located in this popular square of Caracas.
Av. Luis Roche | Altamira, Caracas 1060, Venezuela
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well, you could spend some time there during the day, but at night I would not dare to stay there. Especially alone!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Its nice plaza in the midle of Altamia upscale area of Caracas. Its nice to seat there and observe vicinity, all people pasding by to feel caracas life at daytime.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 24 January 2018

Its a big square with an obelisk in center of it.Great for after lunch stroll.There are many bars and restaurants around it.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank ZalleyT
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Be careful here after 5 pm. Some guys robbed me here and Polichacao didn't care. It is such a pity because Chacao was really safe some years ago. Not anymore. I understand that the whole city is unsafe, but this place is dark and people...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank vicentequintero
Reviewed 9 December 2017

the original name of "Plaza Altamira" was later changed due to an agreement between the cities of Caracas and Paris to have a 'Venezuela Square' in Paris and a 'France Square' in Caracas as a symbol of friendship between the two nations. There are few...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

Around Altamira there is the business sector of Caracas and very good restaurants and cafes. Enjoyable.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank GiampaoloRossiFedele
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Tris is one of ny favorite places to ser the Ávila un Caracas. It is am amazing place with ole buildings and very close to great cafes and restaurants in Caracas

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank MarianaV1
Reviewed 14 February 2017

It is a symbol of the old Caracas with beatifull arrangements, accomodations and safety(important today) and a cross road within the chacao area

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank takimoi
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely sunny afternoon in this square. Waterfall was fab and a nice place and safeish (for Caracas) to people watch and enjoy an ice cream

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Ritchiemakeup
Reviewed 24 January 2017

I wouldn't recommend anybody to go out of their way to see Plaza Altamira, but if you're in the area it's worth a look. It's nicely laid out and has a vaguely European feel about it.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank stewartjbrown
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Response from vanessastar1 | Reviewed this property |
In the area (los palos grandes) are many things to do like shopping eat to to some parks go to the movies , teather, night life but in the plaza just seat an relax maybe eat and ice cream , some times of the year yo.can go... More
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