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Dzibilchaltun Ruins Tour and Progreso Beach Break from Merida
"You will be picked up from your Merida hotel at around 9am in the morning. From there you'll head to Dzibilchaltun known as the place of ""writing on stone.""  This Maya city is located 15 Kilometers northeast of Merida. Here you will visit the museum then a typical Mayan house walk along a Sacbe and get to the pyramids to admire the Temple of the Sun also called Temple of the Seven Dolls. On this temple during each March and September equinox a phenomenon known as The Sunrise occurs.Then
From $55.00
 
Uxmal Tour with Light and Sound Show
"Located 100 kilometers from Merida Uxmal exposes the Puuc art built in parallel piped shapes of buildings with smooth walls and ornate friezes. Most of the buildings at Uxmal belong to the Classic Maya period and some to the Late Middle Phase. On this tour you will first visit the archaeological site and see its most important buildings. Some of them include the Palace of the Governor the Quadrangle of the Nuns the Pyramid of the Magician and more. Your guide will explain the history of the archaeological site monuments so you have a better insight of the place. you will then proceed to a restaurant for dinner and then take a seat to enjoy the Light &am
From $65.00
 
Merida City Sightseeing Tour
"Enjoy the best of Merida founded by the Spanish Francisco de Montejo as you travel aboard a colorful bus and see its main landmarks. Your tour starts at a central location from where you'll head to visit the main sights. See the Cathedral located in the socket which is also Casa de Montejo pass by the Government Palace and visit the Town Hall. Learn all about the white city of Merida as you drive through its main avenue Paseo de Montejo which has its colonial buildings like the Palace and Canton a beautiful monument to the country. Your bus has a panoramic view and you'll enjoy guided commentary on board to make the most out of your ride.  """
From $17.00

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Municipal Bazar

The building was originally build as a residence, but when the owner died during construction, it was left unfinished. It underwent various uses such as a sports complex, but in the 1960's the mayor...
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Museo Regional de San Roque (Valladolid Museum)

Originally in the 16th century, this building was a convent. It still looks like one from outside, but it is no longer as somber as in those times. Today, it is home to a free museum, sometimes...
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Walking up the Malecon (and beyond!) in Progreso

Progreso is a medium-sized port city located on the Gulf of Mexico, about 30 min north of Mérida, which makes it a quick and easy beach escape for visitors and city dwellers. The main attraction in...
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Plenty of fun at El Corchito Ecological Reserve

Our visit to this ecological reserve was part of our excursion to Progreso. El Corchito is operated by a local cooperative of fishermen, and the whole experience therefore had a nice local feel to it...
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Dzibilchaltun: don't miss this unique Mayan site!

Dzibilchaltun means something like "Where there is writing on flat stones", in reference to the different stelae that were found on the site. It is believed to be one of Yucatan's longest inhabited...
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Follow the Ruta Puuc to Kabah

Managed by a local co-operative, Kabah is the second largest Maya site after Uxmal in the Puuc region of Yucatan. "Puuc" means "hill", and the "Ruta Puuc" is the name given to the road that goes...
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Uxmal, the magic city built overnight!

While most people know about Chichen Itza, an equally important site that doesn't get quite as much attention is Uxmal. Legend has it that the entire city, including its remarkable pyramid, was built...
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Relax at the beach and enjoy fresh seafood

Celestun is a delightful seaside town located about 90 min west of Mérida. We spent a few hours there after our visit to the Celestun National Wildlife Refuge, and I thoroughly enjoyed walking around...
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Flamingos at the Celestun National Wildlife Refuge

Celestun's National Wildlife Refuge is a huge biosphere reserve covering about 600 sq. km. It is home to hundreds of migrating bird species, sea turtles and crocodiles, but what makes it so special is...
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A refreshing dip at Cenote Ik Kil!

Because of all the clearing that's been done at Chichen Itza, there isn't a whole lot of shade on the site so it can get really hot. For this reason, a popular thing to do after visiting the...
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Chichen Itza, the world's most famous Mayan site

With about 1.2 million visitors every year, Chichen Itza is the most visited Mayan site in the world. Archeologists estimate that the bulk of the city was built from 700 to 900 AD, but that there were...
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Vallodid

Vallodid is a colonial era city founded in 1545 on top of an existing Mayan city as was the Spanish custom. its on the way to Chichen Itza and if you had the time would be worth a good full day to...
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Chichen Itza

Chichen Itza is one of the Mayan world best preserved sites due a massive monument building in the late Mayan period. As such along with it reason designation as one of the new 7 wonders of the world,...
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