Tamtoc

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Tamtoc information

Location
Ciudad Valles , Mexico
Prices
admission M$45
Opening hours
9am-5pm Tue-Sun
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The important Huastec ceremonial center of Tamtoc flourished from AD 700 to 1500. Today it’s one of the few maintained Huastec sites. The cleared part of the expansive site is a plaza with platforms made of river stones. Look for a low bench with two conical altars decorated with faded 1000-year-old frescoes believed to represent Quetzalcóatl, the feathered serpent god.