Sights & Attractions in Yucatán and Campeche States


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


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