Palacio del Gobernador (Governor's Palace), Merida

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Historic Site
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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  • Free entry to discover paintings and original architecture typical of the Mexico
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  • Unless you are an aficionado of Mexican and Mayan history then this is an interesting visit to an historic building. The murals mean little to non Mexicans.  more »
  • Governor's Palace was pretty cool to visit. It has some open areas to the public with history to read. The murals are amazing!  more »