El Tajin Veracruz

El Tajin Veracruz, Toltec “Thunder”

El Tajin

Or “Place of the Dead” or “Place of the Invisible Spirits”


Site Museum, Washrooms, Public phones, AV and Meeting Room.


The Arroyo Group:

Building No. 16

Building No. 18

Building No. 20

Zona Central:

Structure No. 1

Building No. 23

23rd Building

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