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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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During the day it is perfect for relaxing and people watching. Nearly every evening they have some sort of event ranging from cultural to live music performances. Sunday night... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Rick H
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Anchorage, Alaska
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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

During the day it is perfect for relaxing and people watching. Nearly every evening they have some sort of event ranging from cultural to live music performances. Sunday night the entire plaza is ringed with food vendors which is absolutely fantastic. I spent a lot of time in this sweet little spot in Merida.

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Salmon Arm, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Spent Independence Day here. Lots of people lots of police an loved seeing the local flare. Concert in the park with dancing an such but because of the political speakers on hand there was not a drop of cervaza to be had. Little disappointed in that but none the less it was probably a good thing with wall to wall... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Who wouldn't enjoy the view and tranquility of this plaza. It's accommodated with several places for you to charge your phone after taking pics around the area. Little snack stands, trio of guitar players who music just makes the place more inviting. Take your pics on the MERIDA sign. There are also several places to eat, drink around or just... More 

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Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What is not to love about plaza grande in central Merida. Structures from so long ago..and modern new Merida sign that gracefully adds a touch of modern color to the city ... Day or night the zocalo I'd a bustling spot to see and be seen . Free wifi in the parks make this the spot to be .. Always... More 

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arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Plaza is just beautiful! It is an awesome place to go if you are a people watcher. It is very peaceful and one could sit here in the shade all day long and be entertained. I absolutely loved it.

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Calabasas, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Montejo is closed on sundays so bicycles can roam freely. Vendors surround the plaza & local dancing often takes over the street. Lots of street food & local entertainment.

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Thank Linda M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 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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Thank Keith J
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016 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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Thank Travelling G
orlando, florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016 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 August 3, 2016 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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