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Palacio Municipal

Palacio Municipal Review

The west side of the main square is occupied by City Hall, or Ayuntamiento, a 17th-century building trimmed with white arcades, balustrades, and the national coat of arms. Originally erected on the ruins of the last surviving Mayan structure, it was rebuilt in 1735 and then completely reconstructed along colonial lines in 1928. It remains the headquarters of the local government, and houses the municipal tourist office, where you can pick up free maps or rent a four-hour audio guide for about $7.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Calle 62, between Calles 61 and 63 Centro, Mérida, Yucatán 97000 | Map It
  • Phone: 999/928–2020
  • Hours: Palacio daily 9–8; Tourist Information Center weekdays 8–8, Sat. 9–1
  • Location: Mérida
Updated: 03-08-2013

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