Merida is the capital city of the state of Yucatan and also the largest city in the Yucatan peninsula. The city of Merida is located about 22 miles from the Gulf of Mexico.
Merida is definitely a beautiful destination. This charming colonial city, also known as the white city, has plenty of attractions for all types of visitors.
A fantastic way to get to know Merida and its history is to take the 2-hour free walking tour offered by the city. This tour leaves at around 10am from Plaza Grande, which is less than 1 kilometer from the Casa Angelica Violeta property.
On this tour, knowledgeable guides will tell you about the influence of all the cultures that merged in Merida. Furthermore, you will get to visit the San Ildefonso Cathedral, Hidalgo Park, Plaza Grande, and much more.
The following are some things to see and do in Merida; these activities are located near the Casa Angelica property.
1- Explore the Plaza Grande.
Plaza Grande is the heart of the city. In this square, you will find many notable buildings, Merida’s cathedral, upscale restaurants, shops, and much more. This is a great location to see Merida’s culture and history.
2- Visit one of the museums.
The city of Merida has some renowned museums that you should visit. The Great Museum of the Mayan World, Casa Montejo Museum, and Palacio Canton Museum are some of the best.
3- Hang out at Santa Lucia Park.
This park is popular with locals and tourists as it has a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. Here, you can do some shopping at the many boutiques around the park, or you can try the local cuisine at the many restaurants as well.
4- Explore Paseo de Montejo.
Paseo de Montejo is a must-see attraction in Merida. In this street, you will find some of the most impressive and significant houses in the city.
The locations listed above are not the only ones in Merida that you should consider visiting; there are plenty of other options available in this fantastic city.
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