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Go Here On The Weekend For A Cultural Experience

Merida is amazing, and the Grand Plaza is a true cultural experience. Just sitting in the park and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Seattle, Washington
Great people watching

This is a good Mexican square with lots going on, shady benches to just sit and stare, and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Also known as Plaza de Armas, this city square contains some of the most historically significant and aesthetically pleasing buildings in Merida.
Merida, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Merida is amazing, and the Grand Plaza is a true cultural experience. Just sitting in the park and people watching is great. If you can make it there for the weekend instead of a week day, do it. Street performers (especially on Sunday) and live...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a good Mexican square with lots going on, shady benches to just sit and stare, and different events going on at night, holidays and weekends

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was one of the highlights of my trip. I visited the area in the evening and it was full of life. Lots to see and do or just hang out and observe.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Plaza Grande is a beautiful and well preserved area in the heart of the Historical Center of Merida. It is a must see for any visitor

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Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

In this square you can see a lot of locals having a good time and relaxing. There is also the typical sign "MERIDA" when all tourists take the picture.

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Reviewed October 7, 2018

Had business guests and took them for the tour, and it turned to be excellent idea, Impressive number of churches, theaters and cultural establishments.

Thank BorisNovosel
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

A must place to start or end your day. Sunday is an amazing and fun experience as it's filled with vendors and local entertainers. Daily evening performances are very entertaining and worth a visit

Thank stephen K
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

We went on a Sunday it was lots of fun they have music and lots of shops with arts and crafts Food too it was lots of fun !! Very safe area

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Reviewed September 22, 2018

Around the square are many free museums - accessible to visitors who are willing to sign their guest book! The Governor's Palace, Art Museums, the University buildings - all offer a glimpse into the culture, the history, and AIR CONDITIONING!

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Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

This is a really beautiful zocalo, in a really beautiful city. It is where my real love affair with Mexico began. It is worth noting that one of the buildings facing this plaza features a conquistador with his booted foot pressed against a Mayans throat....More

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As you walk out the front door of the airport there is a line of Taxis to the left. Right by the first taxi in line will be a small building with a window where you will rent the taxi. You just tell them where you are going... More