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Plaza Grande, Merida

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Plaza Grande represents a main gathering point in the heart of the city. The former Spanish "Plaza de Armas," it was built on the site of the ancient Mayan city of T'ho and named after the eponymous town in Spain. Rest in the shade of tall laurel trees that line the verdant square, or admire the historic buildings that surround it, with stuccoed pastel-colored facades. View the antique cathedral, one of the oldest in North America, people-watch, or take in the square's busy atmosphere. Add Plaza Grande to your Merida travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Merida tourist route planner.
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  • After being in Mexico for over 5 years, this is just another typical plaza. Nothing to write home about. Overused, full of trash, riddled with people who want to sell you stuff, tours, etc. Merida has...  more »
  • Plaza Grande is a beautiful plaza in the centre of Merida. There is much hustle and bustle and it is always a hive of activity. The Vaqueria is a wonderful indigenous dance which takes place on one ev...  more »
  • The Zócalo is not only easy formōsus he is the living room of the inhabitants of Mérida. Always plan for a weekend in Merida, choose a hotel in the city (wonderful small b & BS) and spend many hours in the car-free weekends square and its surroundings. Together with the inhabitants, it is the most beautiful, and from 10 o'clock in the evening, the temperatures are ertfäglich! You have to see the markets and the many events!
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  • Always something to do or see here. On Sundays it's extra busy when the square is filled with places to eat. Go there on a Thursday night (iirc) to see a cool recreation of the ancient Maya ball game.
  • Laid back atmosphere, great tasting traditional food with an inexpensive price
  • Muchas pokeparadas? :P También muchos portales de ingress.
  • A beautiful place, one of many parks in the city of Merida
  • Buen lugar