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Address: Calle 40 #200, Centro Historico, Valladolid, Mexico
Phone Number: 9858562529
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Description: t: Valladolid, colorful and safe colonial city, where yucatecan...
t: Valladolid, colorful and safe colonial city, where yucatecan gastronomy was born and the Mayan culture is still alive. Is located in the east side of Yucatan, between Merida and Cancun. Ideal place to visit archeological sites like Chichén Itzá (New 7 wonders) at 50Km, Ek-Balam at 27km and Coba at 60km. Also you can visit natural reserves like the Biosphere of Ría Lagartos, to observe flamingos and birds; and Punta Laguna sanctuary of spider monkey.
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First time here. 2nd largest city in Yucatan

People, hotel, music, atmosphere. As the 2nd largest city only after Merida the capital. Seems to be in the center of the Yucatan. All roads lead to here. Great place to stay... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

People, hotel, music, atmosphere. As the 2nd largest city only after Merida the capital. Seems to be in the center of the Yucatan. All roads lead to here. Great place to stay visiting the Maya Ruins.

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

There's not much to do here, but if you want to visit a little Mexican town that is tourist friendly but not run over by tourists, this is the place. A half day is plenty of time so stop for a bite to eat and stroll the shops around the plaza. If you possibly can, arrive in time for the... More 

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Riverside, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We stopped by Valladolid as a part of our tour to Chichen Itza. I fell in love! the colors of all the building are the most perfect pastels! There are many restaurants and shopping to explore. Wish we would have had more time. Check out my blog post about it here for more details and photos www.closet-creep.com/2015/03/a-colonial-city-cenote-yucatan-mexico.html

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Oliver BC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Very interesting tour and history of chocolate making in Mexico. Only one I have ever been in...not like American chocolate. So sorry I can't find these great ladies names, but Yum Bo'o tik Thank you all and may God be with you! (Mayan)

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Very beautiful city , very quiet and safe with kids , even at night . Best spot to visit chichen itza and ek balaam early in the morning ( only 1/2 an hour drive ) .

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Derbyshire, England
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015 via mobile

Visited for only half an hour passing through on a daytrip so can't say a great deal about it. We were dropped off in the centre by the park but there did seem to be some really nice shops local to that locatiom.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Every year when traveling in the Yucatan we make it a point to pass thru Yalladolid, it is our favorite colonial city in the Yucatan. We especially enjoy walking around the main plaza on Sundays when the locals are out and enjoying themselves. We have stayed in La Hamaca on a previous trip and enjoyed that very much and the... More 

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Jumilla, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We only had a short time to look around as we were on a coach tour. There are many large traditional houses with the tall windows and doorways. It is interesting to note that the large houses built by the wealthy families have left the stones around the doors and windows exposed as they came from the churches destroyed by... More 

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Stroud, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Well worth a detour, Valladolid has a beautiful square featuring an impressive church. Lot's of little shops and excellent restaurants. The people are very friendly and it's clean.

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Progreso, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

This is great town to spend poking around for half a day. Souvenirs can usually be bought cheaper elsewhere, but they have some high quality things in Valladolid that aren't found elsewhere. Must see Los Venados - tour at 10am each day. Great collection of Mexican folk art.

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