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La Venta

The word "Olmec" means "inhabitant of the rubber region". These people lived on the Gulf Coast, south of Veracruz and part of Tabasco. Villahermosa - city of Tabasco - there is "Parque-Museo de la Venta". A lot of open-air exhibitions show us the Olmec culture.

La Venta

Parque-Museo de la Venta

The Olmec religion revolved around the fertility cult with the jaguar as the principal god. Religion was interlaced with the political and social organization, as in al the other Mesoamerican cultures.



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Palenque



Palenque

View of Ruinas "Palenque"

Templo de las Inscripciones y El Palacio



Tomb

Tomb
Mask


Male head made in stucco and found as an offering in the Palenque tomb.


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Agua azul


Agua azul

"Agua azul" is half day excursion from village Palenque


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