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The main reason people arrive in Papantla is to visit the ruins of [[El Tajín]].
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Occasional concerts are held near Papanta featuring international acts. Festival Cumbre Tajín [http://www.cumbretajin.com/] 2010 with Pitbull (Pitbull at El Tajín  2010 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z5XgAr-l5Sw)
  
 
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Revision as of 04:44, 19 June 2010

Located close by the El Tajin ruins and the interchange city of Poza Rica, Papantla is known for its downtown square (Zocalo) and its cathedral, where voladores (flyers) perform. Other specialties are its homegrown vanilla liquor.

Get in

ADO services Papantla, their bus station is Juárez 207, five blocks down hill from the zócalo.

Buses from Vera Cruz to Papantla (M$178, 4 - 4.25 hours) leave at 07:00, 08:00, 10:00, 12:45, 17:45, 19:00, 20:00 Buses from Poza Rica to Papantla (M$22, 0.45 hours) leave 24 hours a day (generally one every hour, sometimes more)

You are able to check timetables and book tickets online from http://www.ticketbus.com.mx/ or http://www.ado.com.mx

Get around

Hail a taxi for M$15 - M$20 to take you around town. The taxi may have someone else in it, if this bothers you just wait for the next taxi.

Local buses to surrounding towns and El Tajín leave from the corner of 16 de Septiembre and Curato. The Papantla locals are very friendly, and will help you locate which bus to catch.

See

Do

The main reason people arrive in Papantla is to visit the ruins of El Tajín.

Occasional concerts are held near Papanta featuring international acts. Festival Cumbre Tajín [1] 2010 with Pitbull (Pitbull at El Tajín 2010 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z5XgAr-l5Sw)

Buy

Eat

A small, hole in the wall style restaurant is tucked away near 16 de Septiembre and Curato. The staff are friendly, and the breakfast M$35.

Small bakery on Lázaro Muñoz, half block down from zócalo. The owners are very friendly, and speak a little english.

Drink

Sleep

Get out

Buses to Vera Cruz (M$178, time 3.35 - 4.15 hours) leave at 01:00, 09:25, 09:30, 12:30, 14:50, 17:10, 17:50

Buses to Poza Rica to (M$22, 0.40 hours) leave 24 hours a day (generally one every hour, sometimes more), check http://www.ado.com.mx or http://www.ticketbus.com.mx for exact times.

Buses to do originate in Papantla, so it may pay to book ahead at holiday times.

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