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Papantla

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Papantla

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MichiganPilot wrote a review Feb. 2020
Warren, Michigan87 contributions80 helpful votes
Our tour included El Tahin also. El Tahin was a spectacular ruins and on our way we stopped at Papantla-the city of Vanilla. This combo tour was worth it even if the trip was very long. The roads are not good.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Jean Pierre B wrote a review Jul. 2019
Guadalajara Metropolitan Area, Mexico235 contributions101 helpful votes
for the one interested in sitio arqueologico quiahuiztlan is an unknowed totonaca place worth visiting. we could discover elementos of an old city whitch contend more than 15.000 inhabitants showing 78 tumbos and of mayor importance between 900 and 1521 of totoneca preclasico tardio time.
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Date of experience: June 2019
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elyem wrote a review Aug. 2018
munich55 contributions29 helpful votes
The archeological site El Tajin is easily reached from either Posa Rica as Papantla by public transportation, or by the so called collectivos and taxis. A bus costs M$15 one way, a collectivo M$20. Last bus back to Papantla is around 7:30 pm and takes 15 minutes. Catch bus adjacent to the Pemex gas station. It is a 20 minute walk from the bus stop to the entrance. Vendors sell water, snacks and souvenirs. Entrance fee is N$70. The site is wonderful with many benches to sit down and look at the beautiful buildings, carvings and to just ponder. You will need at least two hours to walk the area. It is hot, so take your time. The small museum has a model of the site and some interesting relics and carvings In the middle of the site, a handful vendors sell snacks and drinks. Many small stalls bordering the parking lot sell food and drinks. Unfortunately the only bathroom at the entrance was out of water and therefore out of order. One could use a less clean bathroom at one of the stalls. Good for a splendid half day visit.
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Date of experience: August 2018
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S. Gunnar wrote a review Jun. 2017
New York64 contributions196 helpful votes
It is a Must!! A wonderful life experience that is so amazing to see and experience how lucky to feel we could go and relive this amazing culture.
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Date of experience: May 2017
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The_World_Tourister wrote a review Jan. 2017
Denver, Colorado36 contributions29 helpful votes
Must see. one of the most popular and most well preserved ruins in the world. The place is fantastic in many ways. For history, for its architecture even for the peace there is once inside the park. Must see.
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Date of experience: August 2016
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