CARACAS, Friday December 07, 2012 | Update
Friday December 07, 2012

Venezuela: the venue of Unesco world heritage

The country has Coro and its port, Canaima National Park and the UCV Campus in the list of cultural and natural assets

The city of Coro was declared cultural heritage by Unesco in 1993 (Handout Photo)
The city of Coro was declared cultural heritage by Unesco in 1993 (Handout Photo) The historic city center of Coro, the capital of Falcón state. Coro was founded in 1577 (Photo: Nicola Rocco) Coro was among the first colonial cities in the Americas (Photo: Nicola Rocco) Coro Museum of Art was built in 1759 (Handout photo: Charlie Riera) Coro Cathedral is among the 600 historical buildings located in the Americas (Photo: Junior Lugo) Canaima National Park was declared natural heritage in  1994 (Photo: Chico Sánchez / Efe) The area spans three million hectares; 65% is covered by tepuys and mountains (Handout photo) Angel Falls is the highest waterfall in the world (Photo: Nicola Rocco) La Gran Sabana is inside Canaima National Park (Photo: Chico Sánchez / Efe) The Campus of Central University of Venezuela (UCV) was added to the list of cultural heritage in 2000 (Photo: Oswer Díaz Mireles) Built in 1940-1960, the Central University of Venezuela (UCV) is an exceptional example of modern architecture, as stated by Unesco (Photo: Oswer Díaz Mireles) The Campus of Central University of Venezuela (UCV) displays masterpieces of architecture and the plastic arts (Photo: Venancio Alcázares) Dancing Devils, world intangible cultural heritage (Photo: Cruz Sojo) Yare Devils, one of the most renowned brotherhoods in Venezuela (Photo: Nicola Rocco) The ritual accumulates five centuries (Photo: Luis Quintana) Corpus Christi Dancing Devils are among deep-rooted events in Venezuela, celebrated in the states of Miranda, Aragua, Carabobo, Vargas, Guárico and Cojedes, nine Thursdays before Maundy Thursday (Photo: Cruz Sojo)
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