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Address: Calle 40 #200, Centro Historico, Valladolid, Mexico
Phone Number: 9858562529


   Valladolid, colorful and safe colonial city, where...


   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.

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Nice colonial town

Typical colonial town with some nice buildings and restaurants. A nice place to spend a couple of hours.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Typical colonial town with some nice buildings and restaurants. A nice place to spend a couple of hours.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A great pit stop. The church is beautiful and full of history. The buildings surrounding are also lovely and the park is beautiful. A lovely place to stop off and appreciate a historical colonial town.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were en route from Tulum to C.Itza and decided to break the journey at Valladolid. Definitely worth it. I had checked out TA for the best restaurants and discovered that many were close to the main square, so we headed for there and parked outside the restaurant without problem. Be aware that a massive one way system operates on... More 

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Caythorpe, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As part of our Yuca treks visit to Chichen Itza, we stopped on the way home here for 40 minutes, which was in my opinion 10 minutes too long. Dropped off in the main square, nice church, some great Mayan performers, but then just chinese produced "tat" shops. Sorry, but I did not really get the colonial bit and apart... More 

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Mahahual, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very clean city with friendly people and an interesting culture. The local cuisine we have eaten has all been delicious

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a typical Mexican town with a central square where all the activity is happening. It's not very big and you can walk through it in a few hours.

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped off at Valladolid and visited cenote Zaci, and then stopped in a restaurant for a buffet dinner arranged with the tour organisers, and a quick look around the very pretty church in the centre of the town. We thought it was a pretty town, and made for a nice stop on the way back from Chichen Itza ,... More 

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Milan, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Small city - you can see everything it has to offer in 4 hours. Very quiet , not a town for staying out till late in bars or partying. It is cheaper than Merida and this makes it a good place where to base yourself to take some day trips

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Incredibly beautiful city....very friendly locals and great markets. We hired a car and drove from puerto aventuras but the roads are great so had no concerns at all.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took the bus from Chetumal to Valladolid since I did not feel comfortable driving in another man's land. It was the longest ride ever; took close to 6hrs but it was definitely worth it. Valladolid is a quiet colorful town with tons of history and friendly people. I admire the women who wear their cultural Mayan dresses. My favorite... More 

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