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Address: Calle 40 #200, Centro Historico, Valladolid, Mexico
Phone Number: 9858562529
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   Valladolid, colorful and safe colonial city...


   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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Valadolid is about 20 minutes away from Chichen Itza you have to stop and visit this small but beautiful colonial town ! the vibrate colors showcase this beautiful Mexican town... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 23, 2015
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Laval, Canada
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Alajuela, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015 NEW

Be sure to stop here after your visit to Chichen Itzá. Valladolid is a small town but giant in history and culture.

Laval, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

Valadolid is about 20 minutes away from Chichen Itza you have to stop and visit this small but beautiful colonial town ! the vibrate colors showcase this beautiful Mexican town surrounded with History ,visit the museum's the fantastic chuch and eat a wonderful restaurants ! perfect place to stop ,shop ,eat and visit ! well worth the drive from Riviera... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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20 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

We thought the restaurants would be less than in Playa del Carmen, and we were wrong. It was quite expensive. Average meals are still way less than in the states, but they were more expensive than Playa del Carmen.

Lincoln NE, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

We were dull Americans who wanted an taste of authentic Yucatan, full of culture and language and exotic foods. But of course we wanted enough English, ice cream, clean sheets, and diet coke to avoid discomfort in any way. Valladolid was perfect. Touristy without sacrificing it's identity. Authentic Yucatan food, and a Dominos near the city square. Great base to... More 

Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

A neat, organised and colonial town center. Check it out. Much variety of food, drink and shopping to be had. Beautiful spot with the buildings and variety of coloured walls and classical arches.

Presho, South Dakota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

We stopped at the Valladolid square on a tour to Chichen Itza. It has the feel of old Mexico. There is a beautiful park surrounded by a Church and shops. We visited the church and walked around a little. We enjoyed the opportunity to see some of the traditional Mexico.

McAllen, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

We visited Valladolid one day and near there are several beautiful cenotes ( I can't describe them believe me they are unbelievable) the main plaza as every plaza in a little or big town in Mexico is surrounded by the church, shops, cafes and restaurants.

south jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

The colors and the culture are spectacular. Ladies in traditional white dresses selling hammocks that are hand made. The park and the Cathedral are spotless. It is a well loved beautiful area of true Mexicans. It highlights the flavor of the people and there was no McDonalds in sight. So glad we visited this.

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Fakenham, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

This is a beautiful place to visit and feels very Spanish colonial. The main square is shaded with lots of seats. Surrounding the square are some lovely craft shops and places to eat or have a drink. You feel very safe and are not hindered at all. If you need to toilet then all of the shops have them for... More 

Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

Valladolid is definitely one of the most beautiful colonial cities en Yucatan, located a 62 miles from Playa del Carmen and 45 minutes from ChichenItza, Is the second city and the oldest city of Yucatan. Visitors admire the amazing old buildings and the delicious cuisine (Cochinita pibil, piglet cooked with axiote souce). Valladolid also have a very importants cenotes like... More 


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