Maracay Tourism

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Maracay (Spanish pronunciation: [maɾaˈkai̯]) is a city in north-central Venezuela, near the Caribbean coast, and is the capital and most important city of the state of Aragua. Most of it falls under the jurisdiction of the Girardot Municipality. The population of Maracay and its surroundings as per the 2011 census was 955,362. In Venezuela, Maracay is known as "Ciudad Jardín", or "Garden City".


This is a comprehensive travel guide for Maracay in Venezuela. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Maracay like a local. A holiday in Maracay can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Maracay*

  • Pollution Statistics in Maracay

    Know the pollution level of Maracay before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 75 (High)
    • Water Pollution 100 (Very High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 100 (Very High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 100 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 100 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 62.5 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 100 (Very High)
  • Maracay: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Maracay for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Maracay.

    • Burglary and Theft 85 (Very High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 90 (Very High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 100 (Very High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 100 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 80 (Very High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 90 (Very High)
    • Attacks 90 (Very High)
    • Drug offense 80 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 15 (Very Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 55 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 35 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 90 (Very High)
  • Living in Maracay - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 13.75 (Very Low)
    • Climate Index 88.27 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 96.55 (Very High)
    • Health Care Index 33.33 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Maracay

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Maracay

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 0.88 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 51.21 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 45.39 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 49.28 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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