1. Mexico
  2. Yucatán
  3. Mérida

Merida: 2-Hour City Tour

Product ID: 8115
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Explore Merida, the “White City” of the Yucatan, on a panoramic bus tour. Marvel at the architecture of its magnificent cathedral and Spanish colonial buildings. See the most important sites in the city on this 2-hour guided excursion.
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Duration: 2 hours
Starting times 10:00 AM, 1:00 PM
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Spanish, English

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the sights of colonial Merida
  • See the Catedral de San Ildefonso, Casa de Montejo, and other important structures
  • Travel along the Paseo de Montejo, named after the city’s Spanish founder
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Merida was founded by Spanish explorer Francisco de Montejo on 6 January 1542, and this jewel of colonial architecture is known as the Yucatan Peninsula’s White City. See the city’s many treasures on a guided bus tour of its mansions and monuments.

The site that was to become Merida was already a great city known as T'ho to the Mayans long before Francisco de Montejo arrived. The stones of the ancient city were used in building the Catedral de San Ildefonso in Merida’s main square.

Also in the central square are other colonial structures, including La Casa de Montejo, Government Palace, and Palacio Municipal. The city’s main avenue, Paseo de Montejo, is lined with colonial buildings such as the Palacio Canton and numerous striking monuments.
Includes
  • English and Spanish-speaking tour guide
  • Travel insurance during the tour
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Meals
  • Optional gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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Product ID: 8115