Sights & Attractions in Yucatán and Campeche States

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Name Category Location
 
Baluarte de la Soledad
This is the largest of the bastions, originally built to protect...
Military Sites Campeche City
 
Baluarte de San Carlos
Named for Charles II, King of Spain, this bastion, where Calle...
Museums / Galleries Campeche City
 
Calle 59
Some of Campeche's finest homes were built on this city street...
Neighborhoods / Streets Campeche City
 
Casa de Montejo
Two Franciscos de Montejo—father and son—conquered the peninsula...
Architectural Sites Mérida
 
Casa Seis
One of the first colonial homes in Campeche is now a cultural...
Houses / Mansions Campeche City
 
Catedral de la Inmaculada Concepción
It took two centuries (from 1650 to 1850) to finish the Cathedral...
Religious Sites Campeche City
 
Catedral de San Ildefonso
Begun in 1561 and completed 38 years later, St. Ildefonso is...
Religious Sites Mérida
 
Centro Cultural de Mérida Olimpo
Referred to as simply Olimpo, this is the best venue in town...
Arts / Performance Venues Mérida
 
Fuerte de San Miguel
Near the city's southwest end, Avenida Ruíz Cortínez winds its...
Museums / Galleries, Military Sites Campeche City
 
Malecón
A broad sidewalk, more than 4 km (2½ mi) long, runs the length...
Promenades / Boardwalks Campeche City
 
Parque Principal
Also known as the Plaza de la Independencia, this central park...
Parks Campeche City
 
Paseo Montejo
North of downtown, this 10-block-long street was the place to...
Neighborhoods / Streets Mérida
 
Puerta de Tierra
The Land Gate, where Old Campeche ends, is the only one of the...
Military Sites Campeche City
 
Teatro Peón Contreras
This 1908 Italianate theater was built along the same lines as...
Arts / Performance Venues Mérida
 
Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán
Pop into the university's main building—which plays a major role...
Educational Institutions Mérida
 
Zócalo
Méridians traditionally refer to this main square as the Plaza...
Squares Mérida
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