“Bizarre travel plans are dancing lessons from God.” ~ Kurt Vonnegut
The city of Barquisimeto is one of those cities in the world with a beauty so timelessly poetic that it cannot be put into words. Being capital of the state Lara, the captivating and charming city is nestled beautifully on an area right next to the Turbio River. The city inspires titles such as ‘City Of The Twilight’, which is a testimony to all the natural beauty it is blessed with.
Barquisimeto is known as the musical capital of Venezuela because of the unbelievably high number of musicians who made it their permanent abode. In addition, the city steals the limelight with its vibrant musical traditions and the several cultural expressions it cultivates.
It will only be justified to call Barquisimeto one of the most important cities in Venezuela because of its rapid economic, cultural and industrial progress. For all those contemplating a holiday to a piece of land that refreshes one to the core, they can now narrow down their search to just one name, Barquisimeto.
So if you have made up your mind to visit the city of marvels, the following is a city guide enlightening you with all the diverse aspects so as to ensure you a truly unforgettable travel experience.
Since Barquisimeto enjoys a very pleasant location geographically, it is close to most of the cities in the country. This way you can take flight to any of the neighboring cities and then get to Barquisimeto via a taxi. Caracas is the nearest city and since there is no airport in Barquisimeto, one can easily get there by taking a flight.
The city is a treasure trove for those with a penchant of Venezuelan or international cuisines. The city is home to virtually countless eateries that never fail to strike a chord with anyone. From impeccable service to exceptional décor, the restaurants are something you will love the city for. While there are many eateries in the area, a handful that tourists speak volumes of are briefly listed below.
If you are seeking luxurious accommodations, Barquisimeto gives you many. With amenities befitting royalties, the hotels and Posadas in the area actually take your joy of vacationing to new heights. Some of the most amazing hotels featured in the city that you can trust for a pleasant stay in the area are given below.
The sites to see in the area are nothing but spectacular and it is because of these many sites that one can never run out of things to do and places to see in the area. Some of the most visited attractions adorning the grounds of Barquisimeto are listed below.
In a nutshell, get a break from the chronic din of life as it is time you visit a city where fun never ends.