Plaza Francia, Caracas

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See one of the landmarks of the capital city when you visit Plaza Francia. In the center of the plaza stands the obelisk, a symbol of the city. A fountain begins at the obelisk and the water falls all the way down to the edge of the plaza. While at the edge of the plaza, stop to have a bite to eat at one of the many restaurants that surround the open area. From the plaza, also admire the views of nearby mountains. For your safety, many visitors recommend not visiting the plaza after dark. Plan your visit to Plaza Francia and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Caracas vacation planner.
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  • Beautiful view of Avila mountain. Nice to walk around and enjoy some ice cream. Clean and safe. Impressive Obelisque  more »
  • Located in the affluent neighborhood of Altamira, this place is a nice place to people watch. You can just sit down and watch the day go by while observing what the surroundings have to offer. It's.....  more »

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