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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.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of stuff for visitors to look at. Governors mansion with the paintings to the Montejo family home with decorative entrance. Buggy rides - at least the horses look fed. Busy, noisy, hot and crowded. Small shop on western side with Maya homecrafts. Some shady...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The very center of the city. Great location for some nice pictures of the cathedral and the town's logo. On Sundays, the surrounding roads are closed to cars, and the streets around the plaza fill up with food carts, while the plaza itself hosts many...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pretty, but touristy. The cathedral is nice as is the Museo de Montejo. There are quiet a few touts in the park hawking everything from clothing to tours.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Kabukijuul
Reviewed May 11, 2019

You get a nice feel for a city by walking around the central square and seeing the history, the offices, and the stores that show what's going on and often what happened in the past. And it can be nice place just to sit for...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 13, 2019

No matter what time you go there, there always seems to be something going on. The market on Sunday was great but the best bit was the match in Sunday night in front of the cathedral. Not to be missed.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank joanr524
Reviewed April 13, 2019

The market, the dancing, the amazing food....need I say more? We love Merida a beautiful world-class city

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank lorraishome
Reviewed April 8, 2019 via mobile

A wonderful way to spend a morning! Centred around the main square Merida Domingo has everything one could want for a cultural experience. I sat on a bench near the main cathedral and enjoy the music coming from the morning service. I did move down...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 25, 2019

My daughter and I enjoyed the Grande Plaza. Walked around and enjoyed the Mexican local foods. Its a beautiful area and you must sit in the conversational chairs! :)

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank JHall1030
Reviewed March 17, 2019 via mobile

The Grand Plaza is Merida, filled with people each day and all hours of the day. This is a vibrant city. Each day you will see something different. When you see these odd chairs that face each other, you will quickly see that all are...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Marlene R
Reviewed March 14, 2019 via mobile

The plaza is georgous, with the Mérida sign in the middle, the stone chairs to talk and bench, very good looking trees and nice buildings all round the place. Even at night it is really the heart of the city. Small businesses are located all...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Response from yucatandeaf | Reviewed this property |
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
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