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El Tajin

Papantla, Mexico
+52 784 881 2727
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US$86.25*
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Tajin Ruins Day Trip and Vanilla Factory Experience
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El Tajín Ruins and Papantla Day Trip from Veracruz
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These extensive ruins give a glimpse into Totonac society at its height.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Papantla, Mexico
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+52 784 881 2727
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"voladores de papantla"
in 6 reviews
"archaeological site"
in 5 reviews
"mexico city"
in 7 reviews
"beautiful site"
in 4 reviews
"four hours"
in 3 reviews
"small museum"
in 4 reviews
"other places"
in 3 reviews
"pre columbian"
in 2 reviews
"interesting place"
in 2 reviews
"bring water"
in 4 reviews
"rented a car"
in 4 reviews
"high pole"
in 3 reviews
"ball game"
in 2 reviews
"important cities"
in 2 reviews
"pure vanilla"
in 2 reviews
"long weekend"
in 2 reviews
"ancient ruins"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank Elliot M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank PogoPrz
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

Thank Ian D
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Reviewed March 8, 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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Reviewed February 21, 2018

I had wanted to see this site for several years, and the long wait was worth it. The Voladores spin several times a day down a long pole at the entrance, and the small museum is just right for getting one acquainted with the history...More

1  Thank royannjean
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Reviewed January 25, 2018 via mobile

My trip to El Tajin was amazing. The place is breathtaking and it’s well preserved. You won’t be allowed to climb the pyramids but you will still get amazing views of the archeological site from some spots of the place. As a tip try to...More

Thank jomiom2
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Mike5466
March 14, 2017|
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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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Svaldez
December 17, 2015|
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Response from Mariana P | Reviewed this property |
si, es posible que puedas ir... saludos!
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Baronchal2014
November 9, 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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