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Palacio del Gobernador (Governor's Palace)

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Address: Calle 61, Merida, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 999 930 3100
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Interesting and Completely Free!

Really interesting place to go and see and was completely free to have a look around. The murals on the walls were amazing and very large. Read up about the place before you have... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really interesting place to go and see and was completely free to have a look around. The murals on the walls were amazing and very large. Read up about the place before you have a look around or afterwards to get a better understanding of the place.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Palacio is on the Plaza Grande. It is a lovely building with HUGE murals from a famous Merida artist. Worth a visit!!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

It was ok. Lots to see and do . Get a bit crowded at times. Lots of food venues and shops to look at. Prices are reasonable and can be negotiated.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Discovered this while walking Merida and it is free to walk around and check out! The art work inside is amazing & I really enjoyed walking around and checking it out. It is certainly worth checking out to get a little history of the culture.

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Merida, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Wonderful historical palace on the main square of Merida called Alameda. Grand entrance guarded by polite policemen leads to huge area filled with art. Big staircase takes you to many different rooms containing works of art. Especially moving is a large exhibit of the Yucatán history portrayed in large wall paintings with descriptions in Spanish and English. Definitely a place... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Beautiful place filled with paintings about the history of Yucatán.We just walked in here not expecting anything and were very pleasantly surprised. Yucatán has such an interesting history and this place is a great way to learn about it.

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Delton, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

The place looks like an old mansion but inside are beautiful murals and historic exhibits. Don't be put off by the municipal police guarding the front entrance. They are both friendly and helpful.

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Cancun
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

The former palace is multiple levels. On the lower level there is a replica of a home from the early development years of merida

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Beautiful murals painted by the famous Fernando Pacheco. Very impressive. When in Merida you must visit this and all the interesting sites on the Zocalo.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

So cool to see and experience the history of other cultures. Beautiful building. Easy to find and close to other historical sites.

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