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Address: Merida, Mexico
Phone Number: 529999260048
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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This wide avenue, modeled after Paris' Champs Elysees, is lined with the...

This wide avenue, modeled after Paris' Champs Elysees, is lined with the mansions of Merida's old aristocracy.

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The Grand Avenue of Merida

You can't visit Merida without a leisurely walk(s) along the Paseo de Montejo. Fine restaurants and beautiful restored mansions. Also gets you up to Walmart for essential food... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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Chelan
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160 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You can't visit Merida without a leisurely walk(s) along the Paseo de Montejo. Fine restaurants and beautiful restored mansions. Also gets you up to Walmart for essential food shopping.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Worth taking a stroll up and down the "Champs Elysess" of Merida - some fine belle époque houses interspersed with modern office buildings that have sadly replced some

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1 Thank Peter B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Very cognisant of Spanish colonial period. A long walk (several kms) takes you past squares and an Irish pub (worth a visit) to the Museo del mundo Maya which was very interesting.

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San Diego, California, Usa
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the paseo de montejo is a beautiful bouldvard with many great restaurants close to Olivia//many attractions,street vendors opportunity to bike or continue to walk

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Thank Betty N
Sedona, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You will definitely see Paseo de Montejo on any visit to Merida- but that's for a reason. It is a beautiful thoroughfare that's architecturally interesting but even more, it's a fun location for music, bicycling, shopping and dining. If you are in Merida on a Sunday, you must walk the Paseo while it is closed off to cars ( from... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Paseo de Montejo is a beautiful main avenue filled with colonial mansions. Some have me refurbished and other still remain in their original state. The street is very clean and most of the mansions are now art galleries, poshy restaurants, or have been converted into hotels. It's like a rodeo drive ...

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Thank Judyvelez26
Hale, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful city to walk and see history. Many buildings open to view, including palace and Mayan museum. Delightful.

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Cozumel, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a really cool drive to do it Merida. The building are such amazing architecture and the streets are so clean. You must drive this route.

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Oxford, Mississippi, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I highly recommend strolling your way down this beautiful street in Merida! Our hotel was located here among the amazing beautfiul homes of the weathy days of green gold!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lined with beautiful buildings, great restaurants, museums, etc .... this is an area of town you don't want to miss!

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