Cacaxtla
 

cacaxtla in tlaxcala state, mexico / Photo by: Victor H. MirelesCacaxtla is situated 113 km from Mexico City, on federal highway 150 in the State of Tlaxcala, Mexico.

Cacaxtla is an interesting archaeological zone which is said was the bastion of the Olmec - Xicalanca culture; its main attraction is a series of murals which keep its original colors.

The columns are decorated with figures in the shape of a jaguar man and a bird man

In Cacaxtla zone you can also see:

  • Pyramidscacaxtla in tlaxcala state, mexico / Photo by: Victor H. Mireles

  • Ceremonial platforms

  • Groups of houses for priests

 





 

cacaxtla in tlaxcala state, mexico / Photo by: Victor H. Mireles

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