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Caracas is the capital of Venezuela that boasts an array of snow-capped peaks, gleaming skyscrapers, world-class art galleries and authentic markets. This dynamic South American city is home to various historic buildings that reflect its colonial past, including the 17th-century Caracas Cathedral featuring colourful altars, Romanesque architecture and paintings created by renowned Venezuelan painter Arturo Michelena. Another must-see attraction of the city is the Gothic Revival building National Pantheon of Venezuela, which is home to the tombs of renowned Independence heroes including Simon Bolivar and Jose Gregorio Monagas. Then there’s the National Capital Building where you can explore lots of paintings which illustrate the historical events of the country. You can also visit one of the city's oldest structures - The Church of St Francis, a national monument that features a neoclassical facade, gilded baroque altarpieces and colonial architecture. Don’t forget to explore the Caracas Mosque, one of South America’s largest mosques featuring a 300ft high minaret and 60ft high dome. Contact Brightsun Travel to receive cheap air tickets to Caracas, which will enable you to explore the city’s fascinating monuments and attractions.
Caracas is home to so many inspirational art galleries and fascinating museum spaces. Visit the Museum of Contemporary Art of Caracas to discover a collection of 5,000 artworks created by renowned Venezuelan and foreign artists, including Carlos Cruz-Diez and Jesus Rafael Soto. Another prominent museum in Caracas is The Museum of Fine Arts, which showcases various exhibitions depicting Chinese and Egyptian artworks and paintings. Then there’s the Museum of the Sciences where you can learn about the behavioral aspects of human beings. You can also visit the Bolivarian Museum, dedicated to Simon Bolivar who played a prominent role in the Latin American independence movement; this museum displays historical documents, uniforms and weapons related to the colonial era. Don’t forget to visit the Museum of the Children of Caracas to learn about the concepts of thermodynamics, mechanics and protein synthesis; here you’ll be fascinated by the three-dimensional models of human skeletons and artificial satellites. Book Caracas flights from India through Brightsun Travel and look forward to discovering the rich past associated with South America and this ancient city.