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el tajin , veracruz

One of the largest pre-Columbian sites, important and best preserved in central Mexico, but better to know a little culture to appreciate its importance and nobility of their pyramids, considered as a World Heritage Site in 1992.

Totonac culture founded the city in 100-200 BC by the Olmecs or Huastecos, what we do know is that llegço its peak between 700-1000 AD, it seems that the city was a political and religious center had about 25,000 inhabitants aldeass counting nearby, El Tajin in Veracruz state was unknown for some time yet for the Spanish, was discovered by accident in 1785 when a worker enters the Treasury in the jungle to discover illegal snuff plantations. ..

About 50 buildings have been restored and this amounts to only 10% of the city, its architecture and design are unique, many buildings to the ball game, more than 17, the buildings are painted mostly in red, blue and black ...

El Tajin is encuntra 300 km east of Mexico City and about 17 kilometers from Poza Rica, Veracruz

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