It was founded in 1564 by Spanish conquistadors.
The city is known for being surrounded by lush jungles and mountains, containing many Mayan ruins, and for its colorful, vibrant atmosphere.
People Born in Villahermosa
Villahermosa in People's Lives
Henry Morgan: I fought a battle here in 1663.
Pedro de Alvarado: I traveled here on a conquistador mission in 1519. At the time, the city had not yet been founded.