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Spirited Fiestas in Yucatan

Tradicional baile de jarana yucateca

Vaquerias are traditional feasts and celebrations of music and dance unique to Yucatán. The traditional Vaqueria Feast is influenced by the traditions of the both the indigenous Maya and the Spanish and is usually held in honor of the patron saint of a village or hacienda (plantation). The fiesta typically lasts for several days and…

Yucatan Green Gold

Plantio de henequen

The haciendas henequeneras (henequen plantations) in Yucatan state first emerged in the 17th century as family-owned cattle ranches, farming and manufacturing centers that produced products for export, before later converting to henequen production. View this post on Instagram #henequen 🇲🇽 A post shared by 𝙍𝙖𝙪𝙡 𝙁𝙞𝙚𝙧𝙧𝙤 (@fierrox) on Apr 21, 2016 at 4:46pm PDT  …

San Servacio Church – Valladolid, Yucatan

Iglesia de San Servasio, Valladolid, Yucatan

It is located on the southern side of the main square and was built by Priest Francisco Hernandez on March 24, 1545. In 1705 it was demolished by appointment of Bishop Pedro de los Rios Reyes, after the desecration of such sacred building, in the so called “Crime of Mayors.” In 1706 it was restored…

San Antonio de Padua Convent – Izamal, Yucatan

Atrio del convento de Izamal, Yucatan

This is one of the most important and majestic buildings of Mesoamerica. It is located on the plateau of the greatest hill of the city of Izamal. You can visit it by going up one of the three ramps built on the sides. The main ramp is of one piece and it finishes at the…

House of Montejo

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It was built between 1543 and 1549 by Francisco de Montejo y Leon “El Mozo” by appointment of his father, in order to provide a home for the Spanish conquerors. View this post on Instagram Casa de montejo 🗿#meridatudestino #turismo #venameridablanca #casademontejo A post shared by luz Mendoza (@mendozalucezita) on Aug 12, 2016 at 9:57am…

Merida Government Palace

Palacio de gobierno de Mérida visto desde el exterior

This magnificent building had its precedent headquarters on the Royal Houses, colonial government place. It served both as office for administrative and government business, as well as bedrooms for the official representatives of the Crown. Once independence was consumed the place was called Government Palace, and in the late XIX century the old building was…

Chichén Itzá

observatory at chichen itza, yucatan tour

Chichén Itzá es un vestigio de la cultura Maya y uno de los principales sitios arqueológicos prehispánicos. Se localiza al oriente del estado de Yucatán. View this post on Instagram Happy Birthday beautiful ❤️🍾🎉 @nataliaaustin #turnup #miami #travel #birthdaygirl #austinsisters #cinematography #dop #chichenitza A post shared by Snyder Derival (@snyderderival) on Aug 3, 2016 at…

9 aventuras al aire libre que debes de vivir en tu visita a Yucatán

cenote xbatun, yucatan

En el post Aventura en Yucatán te dimos una serie de actividades llenas de adrenalina que no debes de perderte en tu visita a Yucatán, ahora te traemos 9 aventuras al aire libre que son imprescindibles en este bello Estado. 1.- Baño Maya Adiós a esos costosos spas y tratamientos de belleza. La naturaleza de este…

7 churches and former convent you must visit in Yucatan

oxcutzcab yucatan

Yucatan has a vast history from his churches and former convents. And we want to let you know about 7 of them, which you must visit and get marvel from this beautiful land. OXKUTZCAB: San Francisco de Asis Former Convent View this post on Instagram San Francisco de Asís, Oxkutzcab A post shared by Philip…

The 5 museum in Yucatan that you must visit

museum palacio canton, merida, yucatan

YUCATAN REGIONAL MUSEUM “CANTON PALACE” View this post on Instagram #Museo #PalacioCanton #Merida #Yucatan #Turismo #PaseoDeMontejo #Mexico #Cultura #Palacio A post shared by Photography_arte (@photographyartemid) on Mar 24, 2016 at 12:42pm PDT   MACAY MUSEUM View this post on Instagram Edificio "Ateneo Peninsular", actualmente es el Museo de Arte Contemporáneo MACAY. Merida Yucatán. –…

Aventura en Yucatán

cenote xbatun, yucatan

Si eres de los que le gusta pasar unas vacaciones con algunas aventuras llenas de adrenalina, te tenemos algunas excelentes opciones para que te diviertas a lo grande en Yucatán.

1. Rappel en Yokdzonot

Yokdzonot es un hermoso cenote que da más de un motivo para liberar tu espíritu aventurero. Rappel, tirolesa, bici-ruta, además de que puedes acampar. Todo esto en medio de la selva a hora y media de la capital yucateca. Deslizarte en una cuerda hacia las frescas aguas de Yokdzonot en un día de calor, ¡es una aventura que no olvidarás en toda tu vida!

Merida, Main square plaza grande

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The starting point to know Merida is the Plaza Mayor. For over three centuries, the Plaza Grande, as it is called by local people of the region, is the heart from which develops the political, ecclesiastical and civil authorities of the city. Silent witness of history that has been written about it, major events were…

Izamal Magic Town

Atrio del convento de Izamal, Yucatan

Izamal is the first city in Mexico to be named a “Magic town” in 2001; it is a beautiful colonial city that was founded in the mid-16th Century on the remains of an ancient Mayan city. The majestic Convent of San Antonio de Padua located here was founded in 1549, built over the Mayan structure…

6 Things to do in Yucatan this summer

1.- Archaeological site of Mayapán: Beyond the crowds at other major sites, magnificent Mayapán is often overlooked but is equally important historically. 30 minutes from Mérida. Mayapan, Yucatan 2.- Choco-story chocolate museum: Across from the entrance to Uxmal. Taste a natural cacao beverage, watch the live crafting…

7 things you must know about Yucatan

uxmal, yucatan, mexico

Yucatan downtown is the second largest in Mexico. The first one is in Mexico City Merida Centro historico The second language in Yucatan is the Maya.lengua maya en yucatan Yucatan have cenotes cenotes

Merida, The White City

merida, yucatan. monument

Merida, the White City, the ancient Maya city of T’ho that traces the paths to discover the riches of the Maya civilization: it is a quiet city, picturesque, romantic and bohemian; where stone is transformed into poetry and song; where the aromas, flavors and colors of the Yucatecan cuisine combine; always resplendent, festive always, always…

Welcome to Yucatan

chichen itza tour

The beginnings and origin of who we are today was born in the land of the Maya, the Mayan, with the ancient Maya civilization to which we belong and whose ancient heritage fills us with pride. Humanity in the 21st century searches to reconnect with ourselves, to become reconciled with nature and learn from their…