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House of Montejo

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.   The main façade, which has not been altered, is considered the most valuable jewel of the art and civil plateresque architecture…

Merida, Main square Plaza Grande

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…