The historic center of Merida is one of the largest in Mexico, it offers a market and pleasant cultural activities. Mérida is a the cultural capital of Yucatán.
A historic center full of charm
Merida was founded in 1542 by Francisco de Montejo y León. The construction of the city by the settlers was done on the ruins of the ancient Mayan city of Tho. It’s location is perfect to discover more of the region’s heritage and tradition. ⠀
Merida Cathedral is 400 years old, the oldest of all and was the first one to built in Latin America. At night the Cathedral has a spectacle where it is illuminated with many lights.
This is a the most famous square in the white city, the Plaza Grande. You will find the large capital letters in front of which you can take a souvenir photo 📸 . Around this central agora, two emblematic museums, Casa Montejo and Fernando García Ponce-Macay, are absolutely worth a visit 🏫
The street are colorful and animated. You will be feeling swept away by the joy of living of residents. 🌈✨. The tranquility of the city is pleasant to live in, Mérida is one of the safest cities of Mexico. ⠀ ⠀
Here you will not only learn a new language but a new experience of life immersing yourself in the local culture. The tranquility of the city is pleasant to live in, Mérida is one of the safest cities of Mexico. We propose visits with a guide to discover the best places of Merida city. ⠀