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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, where...


   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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Cozy town: much to see and local feel

This is a cool little town. Lots to see and good restaurants and hotels. Safe feeling to the community. 2-3 days should do it: see the maya ruins, visit a cenote or two and have... read more

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a cool little town. Lots to see and good restaurants and hotels. Safe feeling to the community. 2-3 days should do it: see the maya ruins, visit a cenote or two and have some great food. The town plaza, the cathedral and monestary are all pretty sights. Great base for Chichen Itsa and Ek Balam.

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Neath Port Talbot, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visited on return from a day at Chichen Itza, small town with not a great deal to see or do ! ok as a 30 minute water and stretch you leg stop but as a sightseeing town, there really is not a great deal !

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I visited Valladolid on our honeymoon in 2015. We visited several cities on our trip, but Valladolid was by far our favorite. The location is great for visiting the Mayan Ruins (Chichen Itza and Ek Balam both 30 min away) and easy to get to from Cancun (2 hours on the ADO bus). The area is surrounded... More 

Thank Jessica G
Merida, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our first trip to Valladolid and not our last! More laid back then Merida, of course it is smaller with approx. 50,000 people. Beautiful architecture with the building painted in many lovely colors and many with stone door surrounds. Walking everywhere is the way to go, many excellent restaurants with dishes which reflect the local cuisine which is more unique... More 

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Graz, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

very beautiful, colonial town. try to stay 3-4 nights while visiting chichen itza, it´s really worth it.

Thank heley187
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We absolutely loved Valladolid! We were on a Chichen itza tour and stopped at Valladolid for half an hour, so much to take in. Great colonial style Spanish architecture, beautiful church right in the heart of town, colourful buildings, vibrant streets and many locals around, authentic Mexico!

Thank Justin K
Sherwood Park, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove through Valladolid on the way to Chichen Itza from Tulum. The main town square is very charming and it reminded us of Merida. There are lots of little shops and restaurants around the main square as well as a church which you can go into. Definitely worth a stop!

Thank Lisa015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I felt like we were in the real Mexico instead of a tourist site. The church looked beautiful but was closed.

Thank goneAlberta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was OK nice city The people friendly A lot of Mexican article to buy The churches not so clean that was sad And disappointed But and the and I liked

Thank Lorena C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A small colonial town with a lovely central square presided over by a beautiful cathedral - well worth a detour, but not worth a special trip. WE drove from Chichen Itza one afternoon - about 45 minutes

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