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Valladolid

Calle 40 #200, Centro Historico, Valladolid, Mexico
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Ranked #6 of 13 attractions in Valladolid
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites
Owner description: t: Valladolid, colorful and safe colonial city, where yucatecan gastronomy was born and the Mayan culture is still alive. Is located in the east... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Chula Vista, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Went to this quaint little town that also has another cenote that was beautiful. Very old town that has so much to look at and nice people. The cenote was not too touristy so it was great to get away from the crowd. Highly recommend to shop as well.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I specifically requested to drop by a Catholic Church during my visit in Mexico, knowing that Mexico was influenced by Spaniards for their Religion. It was a good time to be thankful offered a prayer and thank God for the wonderful blessing to be able to visit Mexico. the trip was package with our Chichen Itza, The church was Huge... More

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

On a day of visiting Chichen Itza and Ek Balam, this own was my definite highlight. It has a beautiful old colonial look and feel and was a pleasure to walk around late in the afternoon. It's a proper Mexican town with all the things of interest that go with that. The architecture is beautiful and colourful and it's easy... More

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AR
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Interesting city with a lot of history, if you are into cities and history. Not the sleepy little town I had envisioned, but it felt very safe. Lots of traffic. WAY too many large tour buses around the square which ruined most opportunities to have a drink or dine outside.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

What a cute town!! There is a ton of shopping and exploring to do in this cute town. There is also a cenote near by to take a dip in!

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Oregon City, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

after meeting Cancun and see it as a place in America. know this wonderful town that truly reflects what Mexico!!

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Elizabeth, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

if you want to get away from Cancun and see something different and some colonial setting , go to Valladolid , take 180 from Tulum about 1 hour 15 minutes, nice San Gervasio cathedral with lots of history, lot of cobble stone streets and old colonial buildings with Spanish flavor, there are two cenotes neary , people said they were... More

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Dripping Springs, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

The town square and old church were beautiful. Pick a spot under one of the old trees and watch the people go by. If you decide to go shopping ... Do so e serious haggling. The prices are outrageous especially when the tour buses stop.

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Media, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Situated around a traditional and beautiful town square, Valladolid is a pleasant place to spend a couple of hours shopping, having lunch and stopping in at the cacao factory.

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Stafford, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

This was a true taste of Mexican life. The traditionally dressed Mayan women abound. The main plaza with the festival on Sunday was a delight and shopping was fun. We enjoyed the cultural experience of the mercado on Sunday and the typical"food court" near the town square. Very pretty churches too.

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