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These extensive ruins give a glimpse into Totonac society at its height.
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Papantla, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago

While Tajin had been on my bucket list for a long time, I had not been able to visit while I still lived in Mexico. So, this summer we rode the bus from Mexico City (ADO, about 5 hours) to stay in Papantla and then...More

Thank taybunka
Reviewed 21 June 2018

This building has beautiful wall paintings,at the entrance it is possible to see "voladores de papantla" performation.A lot to walk but I would recommend to focus in several things, look at the art walk that you can see in the "juego de pelota" then go...More

Thank Flavsy
Reviewed 10 April 2018

I went with a couple of friends and it was an experience, loved the site, very clean no garbage; the people that take care of the archaeological site are doing a very good job trying to preserve it so everyone could enjoy it.

1  Thank Elliot M
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Yes sir, we all know this place is wonderful and one of the most amazing places in the great state of Veracruz. Sadly, I´ve to say that I recently visited it and felt disappointed and stolen. If you happen to visit this place, you will...More

2  Thank PogoPrz
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

This was the first time I've ever seen such a wonderfully preserved city. It was worth the four hours from Veracruz. Will definitely say this is a must see. There are also great restaurants on-site with good local food.

Thank SarahSook
Reviewed 2 April 2018

El Tajin is definitely worth a look. Before you go in, there is a glut of stalls selling novelties and food. So if you like the "mercado" vibe, you are in luck. Right in front of the entrance, there is an area for the Voladores...More

Thank Javier V
Reviewed 25 March 2018

We are sacred sites fans. We enjoyed the energy of this site very much. Very calm. The buildings have been excavated and maintained well. This is a unique site.

1  Thank Purple_Primrose
Reviewed 22 March 2018

20°26'33.39"N 97°22'40.39"W This is one of the most spectacular sites in Mexico. It is composed of many areas: 1-The restaurant area: there are many to choose from 2-The market area: there are many with many different prices. One good suggestion is: bargain. If you buy...More

Thank Yves D
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

If you’re traveling far to see ruins, pay for a guide. If it’s too much money or too much information, ask if someone will give you a condensed version. Beautiful ruins rich in history. Easy to tour, sweet little museum, clean bathrooms, friendly staff, nice...More

1  Thank Ian D
Reviewed 8 March 2018

El Tajin was the first time I visited pyramids in Mexico and I really wasn't disappointed! It was spectacular to see the pyramids themselves, but also there were more on the site than I was expecting and better preserved too which gave an amazing sense...More

Thank Becky W
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Response from Veillard | Reviewed this property |
I saw them in Papantla on a Wednesday, so I assume they are there everyday. I was there in November
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Response from Mariana P | Reviewed this property |
si, es posible que puedas ir... saludos!
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9 November 2015|
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Response from Mariana P | Reviewed this property |
claro, es bastante seguro! 😊 allí mismo hay taxis y lugar para comprar recuerdos e incluso restaurantes pequeños con comida de la región, saludos!
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