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Museo Casa Montejo, Merida
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Witness centuries of opulence at Museo Casa Montejo, a historical mansion in Merida's old town. Before its conversion to a museum in 2010, the 16th-century building was for generations a residence of the Montejo family, Spanish conquerors of the Yucatan Peninsula. Admire the well-preserved facade, ornately decorated with reliefs portraying conquistadors and members of the powerful family. Explore the interior, which houses period furniture and decorations in Neo-Renaissance, Neo-Rococo, and Victorian styles. Make Museo Casa Montejo part of your personalized Merida itinerary using our Merida holiday planner.
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  • The architecture and the interior decoration of the House in the atmosphere immerses. Interesting and informative tour.
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  • Here was the mansion home of one of the wealthiest families in town during the hey day. Impressive high ceilings and heavy wooden cabinets thru out. Do not be frightened off by crowds outside door- th...  more »
  • .. .the way in which lived the conquistadors in a land that did not have vast mineral riches as other sites.
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