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Culture of Villahermosa. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Quadrangular altar The world-famous La Venta reserve remains the main attraction of Villahermosa. It is a large-scale open-air museum introducing visitors to the history and culture of the Olmecs - the first settlers of these places. Within the complex, visitors can see several ancient pyramids, the largest of which reaches 35 meters in height. Archaeologists also discovered religious sites, ancient crypts, several altars and stone sculptures. The local museum presents collections of handicrafts and ornaments made of jade and clay. The area of the reserve is 200 hectares. According to scientists, the settlement they found was founded as early as the 9th century BC. During a walk through the park, guests will be told a lot of amazing facts about the Olmec ancient city.
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There is also a small zoo whose main inhabitants are animals and birds from local forests. They feel at home in cozy enclosures, so they never cease to delight visitors with their cheerful and lively mood. There is no better place for walking than Plaza de Armas de Villahermosa located in the heart of the city. The square is surrounded by a number of important attractions and cultural sites. Connoisseurs of theatrical art will be interested in visiting the Iris Theater where major premieres take place every month.
Near the square starts Zona Luz quarter famous for its many architectural and religious monuments. A must-have for any local tour is visiting the beautiful Catedral del Senor de Tabasco. The building attracts visitors with its unusual architectural style. The interior decoration of its halls deserves attention as well. Each present element is thought out to the smallest detail and gives the church a stately and harmonious look. No less interesting will be a tour of the Museum of the History of Tabasco, which stores a lot of unique historical artifacts telling about the history of these lands. Its collections include old books and documents, household items and national costumes, as well as works of art - antique paintings, sculptures, and ornaments. Copyright
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Small travelers would be much more interested in visiting the Papagayo Interactive Museum. Fascinating excursions and lectures on important historical events and scientific discoveries of recent years are held here for children. Villahermosa is famous for its beautiful parks, the most famous among which is Tomás Garrido Canabal Park. Rich thickets of exotic trees, shady alleys, and picturesque floral arrangements - nature enthusiasts will surely enjoy the walk. The park also offers several viewing platforms, from which you can enjoy the panorama of the city.
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Culture guide to Villahermosa. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Villahermosa: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Villahermosa. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info! - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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