Palacio del Gobernador (Governor's Palace), Merida

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Observe the history of Merida and the struggle of the Yucatan at Palacio del Gobernador (Governor's Palace). The palace's most defining features are the murals on the top floor attempting to portray the traumatic history of the Yucatan. Descriptions are available in English, as well as guided tours. Besides the murals, you can enjoy the open-air courtyard and the view of the grand plaza from the terrace. Add Palacio del Gobernador (Governor's Palace) and other attractions to your Merida trip itinerary using our Merida tourist route planner.
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  • In addition to the beautiful architecture, there are many murals here that depict the Mayan people. It is definitely worth a visit if you are in the area  more »
  • Don't miss this impressive place if you are in Merida. It will just take an hour of your time but you get a glimpse of the life and struggle of the Mayans during the Spanish rule and what the Spanish ...  more »
  • The murals tell a story of a very dark time in Mayan history. This is free to visit and you can look at your own pace. Such a lovely town is Merida and the restored houses and buildings are very beaut...  more »