Villahermosa is the capital city of the state of Tabasco. Located between Mexico City and Cancun, it is an ideal stopover destination for people who are visiting these two popular tourist centers.
With the largest population of the state of Tabasco, Villahermosa is a modern city with very rich natural resources, recognized by its business and commercial development. Villahermosa’s downtown has nice restaurants offering both local and international food. When visiting Villahermosa you should try the typical local breakfast, which consists of torta de iguana (sandwich of iguana) and pozol (typical drink made of corn, water, sugar and cocoa).
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The most popular tourist attraction of Villahermosa is the Park-Museum of La Venta, a pre-Columbian archaeological site that houses the richest collection of olmeca sculptures in all Mexico. The Olmecs were one of the earliest civilizations developed in America, which held sway in the area of the southern Gulf of Mexico where today Veracruz and Tabasco are.
Other favorite tourist sites in the city are the Tomas Garrido Canabal Park and the Carlos Pellicer Regional Musuem of Anthropology. Villahermosa is surrounded by natural areas with unique spots full of charm, some of these are Waterfalls of White Water, the Grottos of Concona and the Centla Swamps which are ideal to observe the typical flora of the Tabascan jungle. Villahermosa is definitely a must-seeing destination for those who travel to Mexico.
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