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Plaza Grande

Merida, Mexico
+52 272 155 4391
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Always entertaining

Have visited the plaza many times over several trips. It's at its best on Sundays when all the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
xcalakbonefish
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Ashland, Wisconsin
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The place to people watch

Lots of interesting souvenir shops surrounding a historical square. Great place to grab a drink... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
nwbg
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St. Albert, Canada
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Also known as Plaza de Armas, this city square contains some of the most historically significant and aesthetically pleasing buildings in Merida.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Merida, Mexico
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+52 272 155 4391
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have visited the plaza many times over several trips. It's at its best on Sundays when all the vendors and food booths are set up, but a fun visit anytime.

Thank xcalakbonefish
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of interesting souvenir shops surrounding a historical square. Great place to grab a drink and enjoy the atmosphere.

Thank nwbg
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

If you like people watching this is the place to be. Busy and lots of people. Lots of restaurants to choose from nearby. The free Wi-Fi is a plus.

Thank CAV876
Reviewed 15 August 2017

My family visited the Plaza Grande many times while in Merida. There was always something happening there. It really comes alive at night when performances are being held. And of course there are lots of restaurants and tourist shops in the area.

Thank Caprice305
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Sometimes they dance there, and there's vendors and fairs, and it's surrounded by nice cafés, It's a pleasant mexican downtown experience....

Thank Francesca S
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The Plaza Grande is the most important area in Merida around is the Cathedral and palace of the Government. I recommend to Visit on Friday night (8pm) there are a recreation of the Maya Ball Game. Also there are many fancy restaurants over the 60th...More

1  Thank Antonio H
Reviewed 7 August 2017

They have the oldest Cathedral of Latin America. Is huge and beautiful. the Plaza is very safe and they have shows every night.

Thank Tania m
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely well maintained plaza, worthy to be visit on a Sunday because there's a craft market, live music and dance!

Thank AnaRocha2014
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

The plaza is beautiful, lots of shopping, typical guayaberas and blouses.. take Mexican pesos, several businesses don't accept dollars. Merida is cheaper than progreso, Yucatán. Beautiful city, lots of history.. I highly recommend to visit Merida.

Thank dgonzal2017
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Fron héroe you can take the turibus, a 1.5hr drive to the príncipal areas of Merida, go to the cathetral, to Market, or the restaurants that aré near by, or the historic buildings

Thank richard m
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As you walk out the front door of the airport there is a line of Taxis to the left. Right by the first taxi in line will be a small building with a window where you will rent the taxi. You just tell them where you are going... More
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