Diagonally opposite Correo Central (main post office) de Carmelitas, you'll see the elegant architecture ensemble of Banco Central de Venezuela, which consists of a five floor horizontal construction, housing the head quarters (finished in 1965) and the twenty floor financial tower (finished in 1973). You will be able to vist the mezzanine and see the exhibition of national treasures. These treasures consist of the Espada del Perú (the Peruvian Sword), jewelry and decorations belonging to Simón Bolívar, the first coin ever made in Venezuela dating from 1802, paper money issued during the War of Independence and other historical pieces.
- Open Hours: Monday to Friday from 08:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Attractions & Landmarks
- Nearest Train: Capitolio