|Travel and tourism throughout Latin America.||Caracas,
hiking through the
breathtakingly beautiful mountain range north of the city or admiring
fine sculptures at the art museum, you'll find there'splenty of things
to do in Caracas, Venezuela!
Caracas has several museums for people of all ages to enjoy. The fine arts museum in Caracas is the Museo de Bellas Artes, which holds traditional works of art. Works by such well known names as Botero and Matisse are on view at the Museo de Arte Contemporaneo. Museo de los Ninos offers interactive displays for children dealing with medicine, communications, space and more. Who knew learning could be so much fun?
The cable cars that carry visitors to the summit of the mountain El Avila offer the choices views of Caracas. Not only can you enjoy hiking and magnificent vistas, but a great meal at one of several restaurants on the mountain.
Hipódromo La Rinconada
If you love horse racing you'll want to head to the Hipodromo, and if you've never been to the races this might be the time to check it out. All across Venezuela people are gambling on these thoroughbred races that are run every weekend and breathlessly waiting for the results.