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Merida Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia

Mérida – Welcome to the capital of the Mexican state of Yucatan. While much of the peninsula is famed for its resorts, Mérida is the epicentre of Yucatan culture, history and pride.

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The peaceful paradise, #Mérida, features a blend of colonial houses and Mayan ruins between which the city shares its heritage. Begin your #vacation at Plaza Grande and #explore the surrounding pastel streets filled with architectural treasures and cool parks.

Mérida’s many museums cover everything from Yucatan song to the folk arts of Mexico. The Museum of The City of Mérida charts the rich and sometimes turbulent history of Yucatan’s capital. #Visit the Yucatan’s Anthropology and History Museum and nearby, the Great Museum of the Mayan World which creates a striking contrast to Mérida’s historic streetscapes.

Mérida is surrounded by ancient Mayan cities such as Dzibilchaltun, Mayapan, Uxmal, and Chichén Itza. The Yucatan Peninsula has an incredible network of over 6000 cenotes. Some, such as the Sacred Cenote of Chichén Itza, were considered portals to the afterlife.

Mérida is undoubtedly one of the coolest and most cultural cities in Mexico.

For now, we hope you enjoy watching this #travel #guide as much as we enjoyed making it.

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0:00 – Merida
0:28 – Plaza Grande
0:45 – Casa de Montejo
1:05 – Merida Cathedral
1:23 – Contemporary Art Museum
1:40 – Hidalgo Park
2:01 – The Jose Peon Contreras Theatre
2:32 – Paseo De Montejo
2:50 – Casa Montes Molina
3:17 – Museum of The City of Merida
3:29 – Anthropology and History Museum
3:42 – The Great Museum of the Mayan World
4:13 – Casa Frederick Catherwood
4:35 – Dzibilchaltun Ruins
4:44 – Mayapan
5:10 – Puuc
5:31 – Chichen Itza
6:07 – Calcehtok
6:24 – Sacred Cenote of Chichen Itza
7:00 – Merida

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