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Cenotes near Valladolid, secrets of the Mayan’s land.

If you want to cool off in clear and transparent water, you don’t need to leave Valladolid. In the Yucatan Peninsula, near Valladolid, Merida and the Riviera Maya you will find underground fresh water pools from below the surface rivers connected throughout the entire Peninsula. In several of the region’s cenotes pre-Hispanic and even prehistoric…

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. https://www.instagram.com/p/BJBCNR4AHHI/?tagged=casademontejo   https://www.instagram.com/p/BIQrWQSAoAO/?tagged=casademontejo   The main façade, which has not been altered, is considered the most valuable jewel of the art and civil plateresque architecture…

Merida Government Palace

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…

El Parque Zoologico del Centenario

Es el zoológico más importante de la ciudad de Mérida. Se localiza al poniente de la ciudad, sobre la avenida Itzáes. Fue fundado en el año de 1910, con motivo del centésimo aniversario de la independencia de México, de donde deriva su nombre, y creado con la finalidad de que la ciudad contara con un…

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…

Merida, The White City

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…