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Reviewed 24 April 2019 via mobile

Stopped by izamal for a short while and drive around this town. Quaint, quiet and not that many tourist. Most of the buildings around the town is painted a pretty yellow colour. This convento is also painted in a similar colour. Worth coming in to...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 15 March 2019 via mobile

The convento is a "you want to see". The architect Juan de Merida had a great vision for the time. Founded in 1549 by the Franciscan friars, the convent constructiin took some years to be build. Plus it was built on the ruins of an...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 8 February 2019 via mobile

The Convento and the atrium could be amazing but they definitely need tender loving care. They are deteriorated. A pity. Still worth a short visit.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 23 January 2019

You can't missit -- a large yellow structure which was built on top of a Mayan pyramid, using its stones. Do walk around, visit the church and the small museum. There are nice bathrooms for about 5pesos. Be sure to have someone point out the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank EstherP1882
Reviewed 11 November 2018

Beautiful building in a small village some distance from Merida. No entry fee but it is a working Convent and some areas are off limits. There is a tour but you have to ask but the history is fascinating. Nice short visit if you are...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

The convent in Izamal is an imposing structure in the center of town. Built in the 16th century and still retains its original feel, painted yellow in honor of Maze, it sits atop an ancient Mayan Pyramid. This city has lots to offer from the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank daveomer
Reviewed 22 June 2018

The convent is beautiful, it has a spacious patio and a small church. The part I like the most is the virgin's dressing room. It is a space behind the church where the virgin from the niche is dressed in different styles according to the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Alicia S
Reviewed 30 April 2018

there used to be a lot of fresco painting and they covered in plain paint, there is a lack of maintenance, the grass in the atrium is dying, unfortunatelly is in very bad shape, where is the maintenance money going?

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

The church/convent was founded in the mid 16 century and is still active today. It was built on top of a Mayan pyramid so you need to walk up the original Mayan steps to the site which has a large open space before the church....More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank FerringFerret
Reviewed 8 January 2018

After some stairs next to the main Plaza, you will find a very big Patio that is just the introduction to this beautiful place. Take your time and explore. It's clean and peaceful.

Date of experience: March 2017
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