Birthplace of Simón Bolívar and its collection

Birthplace of Simón Bolívar

The birthplace of Simón Bolívar, also known as the House of the Liberator, is a significant historical site located in Caracas. It is situated between the corners of San Jacinto and Traposos in the Cathedral Parish. This location is easily accessible and offers a glimpse into the early life of one of South America's most influential figures.

The House as a Museum

Today, the birthplace of Simón Bolívar serves as a museum, preserving some original pieces of the house and some of Bolívar's belongings. It was declared a National Monument on July 25, 2002, further emphasizing its historical significance. Visitors can explore the museum to gain a deeper understanding of Bolívar's life and the era in which he lived.

Architecture and Layout of the House

The birthplace of Simón Bolívar is a single-story building that occupies a narrow plot, with 23 meters of frontage and 60 meters deep. The house features a sequence of patios surrounded by corridors and rooms, including the Main Room, the Bedroom where Simón Bolívar was born, and the Cabinet. These spaces provide a unique insight into the architectural style and living conditions of the period.

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ENSimón Bolívar Birthplace House
ESCasa Natal del Libertador

Birthplace of Simón Bolívar
G33P+RJJ, esquinas de San Jacinto a Traposos

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G33P+RJJ, esquinas de San Jacinto a Traposos, Caracas

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