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Plaza Grande

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Address: Merida, Mexico
Phone Number: 2721554391
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Also known as Plaza de Armas, this city square contains some of the most...

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

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Beautiful and historic square. I spent several days in Merida and visited the square several times. A beautiful and historic square,mint is worth a visit. The square is ringed by... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful and historic square. I spent several days in Merida and visited the square several times. A beautiful and historic square,mint is worth a visit. The square is ringed by numerous beautiful buildings and restaurants.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Merida en Domingo and it was great to have all the stall sellers there. Our two had churros and bought an inflatable dolphin (don't ask!). Wonderful having the music and dancers too.

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orlando, florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I highly recommend Merida on the weekend. Music and dancing is everywhere and the people are very friendly. The plaza grande is the hub of activity. Great food and amazingly friendly people. We will definitely return to this great Mexican city.

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Milan, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is a nice plaza with plenty of benches where you can also sit in the shade (a huge plus when it gets very hot - and it does). Just sit there any day of the week - the Sunday's are real nice though - and watch locals go about daily life

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They shut down some streets.we saw a Mayan show in front of the cathedral. Lots of people.street vendors,places to eat, We took a bus...supposedly the parking lots close at 10 pm and used Uber to get home because buses stop too

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bustling with people...lovers sit and stare into one anothers eyes... musicians play, singers sing. Vendors and families mix and mingle in the cool night air. The heart of Merida is beating! Viva Mexico

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Albany, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The main plaza of Mérida. Historic cathedral, restaurants and shops nearby. City tour carriages at reasonable prices. The main market is nearby for a fun taste of local life.

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Merida, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the ancient center of the city from Mayan T'Ho (torn down by the Spanish to build the Cathedral, Montejo House) surrounded by Mckay & its sculpture space,collection & exhibitions, government house, near restaurants, the new (not yet finished) Music Center, theaters, music venues, etc. The Plaza itself is both tourism magnet & place for locals to bring kids,... More 

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Oklahoma USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Museum, cathedral and ice cream shops here. Busy place, with friendly people who may engage you in conversation. Check the weekly schedule, as there are often events held here in the evenings.

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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

A town square with block after block of stores/ stalls that offer local artisan wares and standard commercial merchandise. The vendor/shop owner's are not pushy, there are no "hawker's and you can take your time to shop. A good place to visit if you want to kill some time and join the locals as they shop. There is, in addition,... More 

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