Its really under decay. Few animals, most of them miserable. Poor things. Tickets were really cheap, although the place sure does look old and without proper maintenance.
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Parque Museo La Venta certainly has some positive aspects, the Olmec stonework being the most obvious and most impressive. Ancient sculptures are dispersed throughout the park, inviting one to speculate on the meaning and purpose behind the distinctive Olmec style and mysterious elements. Thankfully, there...More
is a small park aldo is not a zoo it has animals living there is just next to the river and also has a good amount of birds , the main attraction are all the Olmec stone heads you will enjoy if you like history...More
This is the place I grew up visiting when I lived in Villahermosa and I wanted to take my children there to see the same thing. But I knew that many things I remembered to be great were not so great after coming back from...More
This lovely park, in central Villahermosa, has a very nice walking path which takes you through dense city forest and displays a number of ancient OLMEC heads. There is some deterioration to these heads so you might want to see them before they are put...More
Even though it's hotter than heck in Villahermosa this time of year, the park is shady and so it's tolerable. Adorable coatis wandering around sent my daughter into hysterics of joy, and the Olmec artifacts are fascinating. You follow paths in the jungle between them,...More
This sprawling outdoor museum is a wonderful place to pass a couple of hours if you happen to be in Villahermosa, although I wouldn't consider it a destination worthy of a special trip to an uninteresting city. We skipped the zoo in the park and...More
We have visited Parque La Venta over the years with our guides and friends, Jesus Ortiz and Miguel Angel Vergara. They shared lots of details about the site with us and we enjoy the tranquility whence you step inside the walls of the park. The...More
This is a lovely walk-through permanent exhibit of monumental Olmec sculptures. maybe a kilometer. Not much in the way of directional signage and I wondered into the zoo by mistake. But the signage for the monuments themselves is both in English and Spanish. And the...More