Sights & Attractions in Yucatán and Campeche States

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Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Aké
Aké, a compact archaeological site 35 km (22 mi) southeast of...
Archaeological Sites Mérida
 
Baluarte de San Pedro
Built in 1686 to protect the city from pirate attacks, this bastion...
Military Sites Campeche City
 
Baluarte de Santiago
The last of the bastions to be built (1704) has been transformed...
Military Sites Campeche City
 
Ermita de Santa Isabel
At the southern end of the city stands the restored and beautiful...
Religious Sites Mérida
 
Ex-Templo de San José
The Jesuits built this fine baroque church in honor of Saint...
Religious Sites Campeche City
 
Iglesia de la Tercera Orden de Jesús
Just north of Parque Hidalgo is one of Mérida's oldest buildings...
Religious Sites Mérida
 
Iglesia de San Francisco
With its flat, boldly painted facade and bells ensconced under...
Religious Sites Campeche City
 
Iglesia de San Román
Like most Franciscan churches, this one is sober and plain, and...
Religious Sites Campeche City
 
Iglesia y Ex-Convento de San Roque
The elaborately carved main altarpiece and matching side altars...
Religious Sites Campeche City
 
Mansión Carvajal
Built in the early 20th century by one of the Yucatán's wealthiest...
Houses / Mansions Campeche City
 
Mercado de Artesanías García Rejón
Although many deal in the same wares, the shops or stalls of...
Markets / Bazaars Mérida
 
Mercado Lucas de Gálvez
Sellers of chiles, herbs, crafts, trinkets, and fruit fill this...
Markets / Bazaars Mérida
 
Mercado Municipal
The city's heart is this municipal market, where locals shop...
Markets / Bazaars Campeche City
 
Museo de Arte Contemporáneo
Originally designed as an art school and used until 1915 as a...
Museums / Galleries Mérida
 
Museo de Arte Popular de Yucatán
Facing the Plaza Mejorada, this museum is funded by the Banamex...
Museums / Galleries Mérida
 
Palacio Cantón
The most compelling of the mansions on Paseo Montejo, this stately...
Museums / Galleries, Houses / Mansions Mérida
 
Palacio del Gobierno
Visit the seat of state government to see Fernando Castro Pacheco's...
Government Buildings Mérida
 
Palacio Municipal
The west side of the main square is occupied by City Hall, or...
Government Buildings Mérida
 
Parque Hidalgo
A half block north of the main plaza is this small cozy park...
Parks Mérida
 
Parque Santa Lucía
The rather plain park at Calles 60 and 55 draws crowds with its...
Parks Mérida
 
Parque Zoológico El Centenario
Mérida's greatest children's attraction, this large amusement...
Zoos / Aquariums Mérida
 
Reducto de San José el Alto
This lofty redoubt, or stronghold, at the northwest end of town...
Museums / Galleries Campeche City
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