El Tajin Veracruz, Toltec “Thunder”
Or “Place of the Dead” or “Place of the Invisible Spirits”
Site Museum, Washrooms, Public phones, AV and Meeting Room.
MAJOR GROUPINGS & STRUCTURE DESCRIPTIONS
The Arroyo Group:
Building No. 16
Building No. 18
Building No. 20
Structure No. 1
Building No. 23
Building No. 3
Building No. 12
Building No. 15
Building No. 5
Building No. 6
South Game Ball.
Open Daily from 8 am to 5 pm. You will be charged the standard fee & extra for video cameras.
Admission 2013 59 pesos. Free on Sundays for nationals and Mexican residents.
Allow at least 2 to 3 hours.
This site is often busy. Take good shoes as there is plenty of walking. Take camera supplies with you; memory and batteries.
Take water and insect repellant.
GPS – N20.26.53 W097.22.41
Buses are available from Veracuz to Papantla.
Tours can be arranged from Veracruz and Pozo Rico. Also search the internet.
Drive from Veracruz:
Take Highway 180 North and drive 178 KMs to Papantla.
Turn left on Monte Alban and then first right onto Tajin and then onto Highway 127. Well signed.
238 KMs – 3.5 hours
Drive from Poza Rica:
Take Highway 127 South for approximately 17 KMs. Turn Left. Well signed.
20 KMs – 30 minutes