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Plaza Grande

Merida, Mexico
+52 272 155 4391
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A pleasant spot to rest from your exertions in exploring the city.

The zocalo is typical of Mexican cities but not as attractive as many others I have visited, such... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Winnipeg, Canada
Center of the Action

I stayed near the Plaza and was there every day. Always action and just a great place to hang out... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Ted K
Kansas City, Missouri
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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.
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  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The zocalo is typical of Mexican cities but not as attractive as many others I have visited, such as Puebla, Morelia and Colima. The municipal and governor's palaces have limited access and the cathedral closes early but is worth a look because it is uncharacteristically...More

Thank frederickc969
Reviewed 6 days ago

I stayed near the Plaza and was there every day. Always action and just a great place to hang out and people watch. Good restaurants and shopping.

Thank Ted K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Here you can enjoy different activities all the week, especially on Sundays where you can see and participate in the Merida en Domingo festival (traditional food, dances, handcrafts, etc.)

Thank Manuel Jesús D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Merida is an amazing place. The people are friendly, and the Plaza Grande is always buzzing with activity. There was live music, vendors, hotels, local food, and many museums and galleries within just a few minutes walk. I fell in love with the feeling of...More

Thank Kierin
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Merida for a week and we walked through the Plaza Grande every day. Beautiful location. People are friendly. The vendors who set up shop on the plaza aren't too aggressive and there are a wide variety of events held in this space....More

Thank Mike46077
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed overnight (3 nights) in Merida and found that the place for "happening" is the Plaza Grande (the main square in front of the Cathedral) Wow! On Friday night (and we were told every Friday night) there is a free demonstration of Pok ta...More

Thank Ruth H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were able to get to the Plaza early morning before it was crowded, a bunch of stands were not opened but we had the opportunity to have crowd-free pictures in the area. Lots of places to visit around this Plaza, so we walked a...More

Thank fbezamon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Seeing this area over Christmas was awesome. I left snow at home to see Christmas in a warm climate. So different than home. So many people out and about. The festivities and vendors added to the experience. Loved the huge nativity scene in the plaza!

Thank Nettie J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are visiting during the Christmas and New Year season and were happy to see the huge Nativity scene display. The place is centrally located and filled with tourist.

Thank Uptownfoody
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sit here for a moment and forget the world go by. It is a place to relax, watch people, feed birds, take picture and unwind. It is the central place to meet with benches where you can sit. The plaza is surrounded by merchants and...More

Thank Indiana_Jonesse
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Ryan H
1 May 2016|
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Response from yucatandeaf | Reviewed this property |
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