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El Tajin, Papantla

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Explore the ruins of a formidable city at El Tajin, an archaeological complex and World Heritage Site. The well-preserved city was one of the biggest and most culturally important during the Classic era of Mesoamerica. The height of its powers, between 600 and 1200 CE, saw the construction of the majority of the temples, palaces, and pyramids. Admire the artistry of the carvings on the main temple, showcasing decorative techniques unseen in other contemporary cultures in the region. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to El Tajin and many more Papantla attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Papantla tour planner.
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  • El Tajín is a pre-Columbian archeological site in southern Mexico and is one of the largest and most important cities of the Classic era of Mesoamerica. A part of the Classic Veracruz culture, El Tají...  more »
  • This is a must! great culture, amazing views. And if you are fan of taking pictures this is your place. Advise bring water, confortable shoes and a hat. Not a wheelchair place.  more »
  • After seeing about 6 or 7 other ruins in Campeche and the Yucatan, this one is very different and unique in style than the ones we have seen to date. Worth every penny and rather cheap. While you are ...  more »