La Venta

Pyramid in La Venta
Pyramid in La Venta. / Alfonsobouchot, / public domain
Impressive achievement of ancient urban planning, art, and architecture, one of the important centers of the ancient Olmec culture. Occupied since 1200 BC and was an important center 900 – 400 BC. The complex of clay buildings extends for some 20 km, includes 33 m tall pyramid. Renowned monuments of ancient art – four colossal sculptures of heads.

Location, GPS coordinates: 18.1024 N 94.0405 W
Categories: Ancient cities and towns, Abandoned cities and towns
Values: Archaeology
Rating: 4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)
Where is located? North America, Mexico, Tabasco, La Venta

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