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Las Pozas: The Jungle Castle of Xilitla

Learn more about Las Pozas, a Surrealist castle hidden in the jungle of a small Mexican village.

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Las Pozas: The Jungle Castle of Xilitla

Learn more about Las Pozas, a Surrealist castle hidden in the jungle of a small Mexican village.

Intermediate
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Endless stairs and sculptures of fantastical shapes resembling the undulating contours of flowers: this is the castle of Sir Edward James, a Surrealist architectural masterpiece with 36 concrete sculptures nestled in Xilitla, a small town in the mountainous part of the Mexican Huasteca.

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