Xilitla is a small town of 6,500 people in San Luis Potosí whose main claim to fame is the somewhat bizarre artwork that British artist Edward James left and created here. It is also known for its mountainous landscapes and its springs.
Photo: Krubo, Public domain.

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is a surrealistic group of structures created by Edward James, more than 2,000 feet above sea level, in a subtropical rainforest in the Sierra Gorda mountains of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.5.


21.3866° or 21° 23' 11.9" north
-98.9913° or 98° 59' 28.6" west
Open Location Code
654 metres (2,146 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
way 245821458
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Catalan: Xilitla
  • Cebuano: Xilitla
  • Dutch: Xilitla
  • Esperanto: Xilitla
  • French: Xilitla
  • Friulian: Xilitla
  • German: Xilitla
  • Hebrew: שיליטלה
  • Italian: Xilitla
  • Japanese: ヒリトゥラ
  • Ladino: Xilitla
  • Norwegian: Xilitla
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Xilitla
  • Portuguese: Xilitla
  • Serbian: Силитла
  • Serbo-Croatian: Xilitla, San Luis Potosí
  • Serbo-Croatian: Xilitla
  • Spanish: Xilitla
  • Swedish: Xilitla
  • Venetian: Xilitla
  • Vietnamese: Xilitla
  • Cilitlah
  • Cilitlan
  • Xililla

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