Where to go at Papantla
The Tourist Guide of Papantla
Its name means a place of very noisy birds, famous for being the origin of the singular ritual of the Voladores de Papantla, a tradition that dates back a millennium, where each of the voladores turns 13 times to the rhythm of the flute that represents singing. from the birds and the drum to the voice of God. There are many tourist places that you can visit, the typical thing when walking through its Historic Downtown is the vanilla sweets; In the Hidalgo Market you will find handicrafts and typical food of the region. If you visit Papantla in mid-March, remember to book your Hotel in advance as this is when the rebirth of Totonac culture is celebrated at the Cumbre Tajín.
Voladores de Papantla | Papantla
Picturesque village that you should not miss for its beautiful monuments, its rich traditions and places to visit. We recommend you to start at Parque Israel C. Téllez, named after the mural painting that you will see in its kiosk. Visit the Cathedral of the Assumption that contains beautiful altarpieces inside. Take a tour of the Vanilla Plazoleta, which has a fountain that tells its origin. Take note, every Friday afternoon in almost any place, there will be danzón!
The Tajin (Archaeological Zone)
The most important pre-Hispanic city on the north coast of Veracruz was the ancient capital of the Totonac culture. Its most outstanding monument is the Pyramid of the Niches, decorated with 365 niches. It has the largest number of ball games: a total of 17. This place to visit houses a museum where you can admire carved objects of the Totonacs and know one of the most famous rituals of the place: the ball game. In March, the Tajín Summit takes place in the nearby Takilhsukut Park, so you will be aware of the activities and groups that will be presented and the exact date.
In front of the base of that magical town you can enjoy typical Mexican food and some international dishes. Fish, meat and seafood are part of the men ...
As you can imagine by its name, this restaurant specializes in Totonac food, although it also has an extensive menu that includes international dishes ...