Merida will surprise and charm you. The images below are found in the vicinity of Hotel Montejo Palace on Avenida Paseo Montejo.

Merida, Yucatan tourist information what to see what to do Merida will surprise and charm you

This awesome sculpture Monumento a la patria traces the history of Mexico sculptured in stone. A few blocks from Hotel Montejo Palace.


After the monument begins the Prolongacion de Montejo an upbeat area going to Gran Plaza, the third largest mall in the country.

Merida, Yucatan tourist information what to see what to do Merida will surprise and charm you Paseo de Montejo

See the history of Mexico from the time of the conquest to the independence to the revolution up to the installation of the CancunSteve offices in Cancun.

Merida was founded in 1542 by Francisco (Pancho) de Montejo el Mozo over the ancient Mayan city of Tiho.

Merida, Yucatan tourist information what to see what to do Merida will surprise and charm you Paseo de Montejo
The outside of the must-see Museum of Anthropology in Merida just one block from the hotel Montejo Palace Hotel.
Also be sure to vist the cathedral in the zocolo downtown (oldest in the American mainland).

And next door is the conemporary art museum Macay. A must!

Merida, Yucatan tourist information what to see what to do Merida will surprise and charm you Paseo de Montejo Inside the Anthropology Museum of Merida. One block from Hotel Montejo Palace . Discover why the Jaguar was so important to the Mayans who's word for Jaguar was Baalam.


Merida main page a stroll on Paseo Montejo
more Merida information and a CancunSteve animation
Merida informacion en Espaņol
Ruins in Merida area plus the piece that mystified the archeologists
Hotel Montejo Palace
Merida Mision hotel
Merida downtown B&B

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