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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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  • A real jewel in the center of Merida of things more beautifully cared for there and very entertaining, for those who love the forced stop history
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  • Wonderful antique objects with a sublime architecture and exquisite decorations; takes you back to the past and its wonders in those quarters.
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  • This place is next to the Cathedral and spectacular is the story that has, retains many original things when was inhabited by the montejo family, is a place that you can't miss if you are going to Merida, I met him for the first time and I really liked very recommended.
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