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

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