Important center of the ancient Olmec culture, founded around 1000 BC and flourished in 900 – 800 BC. Here have been found such unique monuments of Olmec art as two colossal heads, monuments of some of the earliest writing system and earliest calendar in Western Hemisphere.
|Location, GPS coordinates:||18.4787 N 95.4360 W|
|Categories:||Ancient cities and towns, Abandoned cities and towns|
|Rating:||(2.5 / 5)|
|Where is located?||North America, Mexico, Veracruz, west of Santiago Tuxtla, north from Tres Zapotes village|