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Los Voladores of Papantla

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Los Voladores of Papantla

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Ninaomer wrote a review Jan. 2019
84 contributions30 helpful votes
It is fantastic that people still keep these traditions alive. Seemingly simple but a dangerous feat for these men. Even going up the pole would be impossible for most of us much less falling head first slowly to the ground. Costumes are also very colourful and beautifully stitched. Very entertaining.
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Date of experience: January 2019
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califcasl wrote a review Sep. 2018
1,105 contributions177 helpful votes
I am sure that there are plenty of people who find or would find these voladores fascinating. I am not one of them. Watching a bunch of guys circle a pole is boring.
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Date of experience: October 2017
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royannjean wrote a review Feb. 2018
Courtenay, Canada42 contributions29 helpful votes
We watched los Voladores of Papantla three times! Twice outside of El Tajin, and once in Papantla city center. There are several performances per day, and the suggested donation runs from 20 to 50 pesos (higher for foreigners). The performance runs approx. 30 mins. It is good to have binoculars. There is no information given out on the ritual except for what you can find on the internet. A definite must see!
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Date of experience: February 2018
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Miriam F wrote a review Aug. 2017
Paris, France56 contributions13 helpful votes
Seeing the Voladores is an unique experience. You can't miss it if you travel to Veracruz. El Tajin is a majestuous place and is full with history...there's so much to see!
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Date of experience: June 2017
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S. Gunnar wrote a review Jun. 2017
New York64 contributions196 helpful votes
We went to Papantla it was amazing actually breathtaking to see. It was sunny although crowded yet we mesmerised by the Los Voladores.
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Date of experience: May 2017
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