Simn Jos Antonio de la Santsima Trinidad Bolvar y Palacios or simply Simon Bolvar is a sort of a hero in Latin American history. This visionary, revolutionary, military and political leader played a pivotal role in Hispanic American struggle for independence from its Spanish rulers. As a sign of respect he is referred to as El Libertador the liberator and the place where he was born has becomes a tourist attraction. The home where Simon Bolvar was born is situated in the El Silencio neighborhood of Caracas. Visitors crowd this place to be a part of the past and the life of this revolutionary.