Most people queuing to see Hugo Chavez are dressed in red - the colour of his revolution.
Many tell me the revolution will live on.
The funeral begins tomorrow at 8am local time (12:30pm GMT.)
More than 20 world leaders are expected to attend the funeral today, but there will be no burial as he will be embalmed.
Thousands flocked to the streets of Caracas to see the coffin of Chavez travel through the city to lie in state until Friday's funeral.
A look back at the life of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez who has died at the age of 58 after a two-year battle with cancer.