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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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Shopping at the square is fun and shops have plenty of great souvenirs. Few blocks off of the main square has many great shops as well.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Shopping at the square is fun and shops have plenty of great souvenirs. Few blocks off of the main square has many great shops as well.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Calle 41A is not to be missed, even nicer than the plaza, because of all the "colonial" architecture

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Hamilton, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

On your way to Xichen Itza, you will likely drive through the colonial town of Valladolid. Building itself using the stone work found at Xichen Itza, this cute town is a preserved example of the European settling the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

If you decide to go to Chichen Itza take your time and go to Valladolid. You can eat at La Casona and the walk in the city center.

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Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

My kids 12 and 15 really liked walking around on their own trying out their Spanish. Town feels very safe and the people were nice. It's not a destination but a great base from which to see ruins and visit cenotes. We really liked it.

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North Bay, Ontario
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We drove through this town of Valladolid after going to Chichen Itza and Ik Kil Cenote. It was so nice to stop there and walk the center park and eat at a nice restaurant on the corner. Parking was easy to find and only 10pesos for 3hours. We felt safe and enjoyed the visit, wished we could have stayed longer... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Nice, safe town to stop, have a helado, do some shopping. Old colonial fortress style church is main visual attraction as well as the town square. Some neat courtyards to wander into for shopping and some shade.

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Erin_leigh79
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Granted this is an overdue review as I visited Valladolid with my mom back in 2009 on a road trip through the Yucatan. We LOVED Valladolid! It’s so cute and retro feeling with plenty of things to do while maintaining a totally laid-back vibe. We did some shopping, eating, and general touring around. I want to go back so badly... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We loved the general ambience, the friendly people, wonderful architecture. We especially enjoyed the San Bernardino church and cloisters. The structure built in 1613 to house the water wheel (over a cenote) was very striking, and we enjoyed the quiet grounds around the back. We were especially pleased to find it open on Tuesday, our only day in town, although... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Valladolid is a beautiful Spanish, colonial town first established by Spanish conquistadores in 1548. The town square is surrounded by shops, restaurants, beautiful architecture and cathedral. This town is a great stop off to or from Chichen Itza. A wonderful cenote Ik Kil is one of the most beautiful I have seen on the Yucatan and is not far from... More 

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