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Edward James sculptor garden, Las Pozas

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The sculpture park Las Pozas, located in Xilitla, San Luis Potosí, was created by Edward James, an eccentric English poet and artist, also a great patron of the Surrealist movement. Nestled in the Huasteca Potosina, Edward James found the perfect...more
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Camino Paseo Las Pozas s/n, Xilitla 79902, Mexico
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All reviews las pozas edward james magical place mexican jungle road trip mexico city his life two hours bring your camera san luis arrive early an incredible experience wander around natural beauty i'd recommend ciudad valles low season
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’d seen this on a documentary a few years ago and was captivated by it. Nothing can prepare you for the first steps you take up to the garden, the overwhelming buildings and sculptures and planting within the jungle is truly magical and breathtaking.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Christopher J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Xilitla was our second stop from places we decided to visit in San Luis Potosi, the garden of Edward James was a place we decided to go. Like other visitors have stated yes it's full of people and crowded at times, but we all want...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank emilio_tx
Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

We walked to Las Posas from the centre of Xilitla. The gardens are well worth the entrance fee ($70 mx for adults). The sculptures and winding staircases, coupled with the humidity and running water make for an atmospheric experience. Spend half a day meandering through...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank CharlsRance
Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

A labyrinth of surprising places, covered with vegetation. It is like a living temple. We liked it much more than the Güel park in Barcelona. Some details to take into account: - They do not allow you to go up to many places, as you...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank hajimexica
Reviewed October 12, 2018

These gardens are truly amazing - the concrete forms mingle with the jungle plants and the waterfalls and pools to create another world - Edward James and his friend Plutarco conceived this garden in the middle of nowhere and it now open for all to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Alix1952
Reviewed October 3, 2018

It has become more of a organized tourist location from years gone by but is still a wonder to see and a great way to get your exercise for the day....

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Russ T
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Is a great place to learn about surrealism, is amazing how the tour guide can explain you, is a beatiful and amazing garden. The service can not be better. The restaurant is good, you must bring your swimming suit!!!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 602libertadv
Reviewed August 7, 2018

I loved Edward James' garden, but it is not handicapped accessible in any way! Be sure to bring your camera with a fully charged battery because you're gonna wanna take a lot of pictures. Also bring a bathing suit and towel if you wanna swim....More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Bonnie W
Reviewed July 21, 2018

For our visit in Huasteca, after Micos waterfalls, this was our #2 fav place. Its hard to believe some Scottish guy built this in the middle of the jungle way back when. But it's there. We got a English guide that took us around for...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

this is a magical place with lots of walking. Really enjoy, just be ready for lost of people on the weekends. an to walk a lot of stars, take your water shoes to take a dip in the Pozas!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Marcos B
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Wendy082
July 26, 2018|
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Response from Edgar N | Reviewed this property |
You can check the website: laspozasxilitla org mx If you arrive early morning there is no much line, so in a couple of minutes you can have the tickets/bracelet. I recommend you hire a tour guide, is not expensive and is... More
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delia4oracle
April 10, 2018|
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Response from ENRIQUE M M | Reviewed this property |
DELIA: July and August is part of the rainy season in most all Mexico. Check the Weather Channel, daily, specially the two weeks before your trip. Check the map showing the clouds over Mexico, and how they are moving. This... More
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Matteo L
January 7, 2018|
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Response from JoeRichaud | Property representative |
Hello Matte, The garden is open all year. Regarding the bus, there is a provider that has direct trips to the Xilitla terminal "grupo Vencedor", the costo is about 400 pesos.
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