Libertador is a walkable, business-friendly neighborhood with convenient options for restaurants. Part of the neighborhood's charm is its college atmosphere. You can experience some local theater, or enjoy the natural beauty of the parks. Libertador has hotels to suit everyone's tastes, and makes a great home base for exploring the sights in and around Caracas.
Sightseeing around Libertador
The museums and theaters add a sense of refinement, while the monuments and other landmarks offer local lore. Bolivarian Museum, Libertador Simon Bolivar House, and Museo Bolivariano feature a variety of exhibits. You can attend a show at Teresa Carreno Theater, Teresa Carreno Cultural Complex, and Caracas Athenaeum. Monuments like Basilica of Santa Teresa, San Francisco Church, and Caracas Cathedral honor the area. Caracas Square, Bolivar Square, and National Pantheon are well-known local landmarks. Take a tour of Central University of Venezuela and Simon Bolivar University and immerse yourself in the collegiate life. Parque Zoologico Caricuao, Parque Italo Americano, and Warairarepano Cable Car are family favorites.
Popular activities in the area include shopping and attending sporting events. Local parks like El Calvario Park, Proceres Promenade, and Park Caobos are peaceful spots. If you have some more time, pay a visit to Poliedro de Caracas, Olympic Stadium, or University Stadium.
Why not visit Children's Museum of Caracas, National Art Gallery, and Parque Central Complex while you're here? You can also check out Sofia Imber Museum of Contemporary Art, Museum of Natural Sciences, and Caracas Museum of Fine Art.
Getting around Libertador
If you want to get around the city, La Yaguara Station is the closest metro stop. Others nearby include Carapita Station and La Paz Station. To venture out of town, take a train from Caracas Station.
Caracas (CCS-Simon Bolivar Intl. of Maiquetia) is the closest major airport, 9.2 miles (14.8 km) from Libertador.