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Edward James sculptor garden, Las Pozas

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“las pozas”(19 reviews)
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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 road trip mexico city san luis two hours small town bring your camera an incredible experience wander around arrive early ciudad valles definitely worth the trip worth the effort every corner plant life
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Alix1952
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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....

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!!!

Thank Libertad V
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

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

1  Thank R P
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!

Thank Marcos B
Reviewed June 27, 2018

Do not miss this hidden gem in the rainforest. The pictures do not do it justice, it is worth every minute.

Thank Cecilia904
Reviewed June 23, 2018

This was my second visit to the Edward James garden. I was amazed at how the sculptures he created seemed to be part of the vegetation, not something just plunked down in a jungle-like setting. Spent the whole day there and didn't see it all....More

Thank Marcia L
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

An special place with magic things. Everything In the middle of the jungle. It’s unique in the world. food restaurant it’s very delicious.

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Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

I was dreaming to go there since our relocation to Mexico as have had great recos from Mexican friends + have seen it in the articles in few international magazines After having visited, I would put it this way: I will not go again &...More

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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
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
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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