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Plaza Grande

Merida, Mexico
+52 272 155 4391
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Main plaza in the center of town

This a plaza/park in the heart of the city right across the Merida cathedral Every day of the week... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Juan307
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Miami, Florida
A place to be in the evening

I went there in the evening and found it out to be the best place to spend the evenings. People... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Dr_B_Maitra
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Kolkata, India
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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.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Merida, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This a plaza/park in the heart of the city right across the Merida cathedral Every day of the week there is something going on at this plaza or another a few blocks north the Santa Ana plaza across of the church of the same name,...More

1  Thank Juan307
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went there in the evening and found it out to be the best place to spend the evenings. People with colourful clothing, playing different instruments, children playing, aged persons roaming or sitting on one of the numerous benches strewn about, babies on strollers and...More

Thank Dr_B_Maitra
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

There is so much entertainment in the Placa Grande and around. So much music, dance and culture. Its a fantastic outing for families. On sundays are food stalls around the place with authentic mexican treats. Dance under the stars on a sunday evening to a...More

Thank Esther G
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We really enjoyed Merida. it is such a relaxed city without the crowds of other cities in the region. It may be quiet but that doesn't mean it doesn't have energy or life! We found the locals really friendly and the Plaza de Armas is...More

1  Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Always lots of people around , you can take the Touri Bus from here and it the centre of the city with attractions in all directions ,great shopping ,restaurants, gift shops etc and its safe !

Thank Panchito45
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Wonderful plaza in a wonderful city. Take a seat in the park setting and enjoy the moment. If possible, go on a Sunday and walk through the vendors and the vast array of street food. Have a panucho and cold drink.

Thank Marc B
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Huge plaza filled with traffic and shops. Very busy place but still plenty of restaurants and coffee shops can be find.

Thank steelriver2014
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Lucky to catch the Mayan ball game on a Friday night. Get there at about 7.30 to ensure a good seat. Really good atmosphere with mostly Mexican audience. Show is interesting & very well presented as well as being free.

Thank Angel57
Reviewed 1 May 2017

This is a great place to stop and stare. Find a seat in the shade and watch the world go by. This is a lovely tree lined space where everybody seems to go for a stroll. It becomes particularly busy on a Sunday when there...More

Thank Jeffdee
Reviewed 27 April 2017

The Plaza Grande is of course the heart of this nice city. It's great to sit and watch people around you among trees and flowers with a gorgeous view of the cathedral. Before sunset, the place to be...

Thank thomas r
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Ryan H
Question, what are some recommendations getting from the Merida airport to your hotel?
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
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