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Yucatan and Campeche States Sights

Mansión Carvajal

Updated 03/12/2013

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Built in the early 20th century by one of the Yucatán's wealthiest plantation owners, Fernando Carvajal Estrada, this eclectic mansion is a reminder of the city's heyday, when Campeche was the peninsula's only port. Local legend insists that the art-nouveau staircase with Carrara marble steps and iron balustrade, built and delivered in one piece from Italy, was too big and had to be shipped back and redone. These days the mansion is filled with government offices—you'll

have to stretch your imagination a bit to picture how it once was.

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Sight Information

Address:

Calle 10 No. 584, between Calles 51 and 53, Campeche City, Campeche, 24000, Mexico

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Phone:

981-816–7419

Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Weekdays 9–2:30.

Updated 03/12/2013

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