Sights & Attractions in Yucatán and Campeche States


Things to Do in Mérida

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
Aké, a compact archaeological site 35 km (22 mi)...
Archaeological Sites Merida
Casa de Montejo
Two Franciscos de Montejo—father and...
Architectural Sites Merida
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
Ermita de Santa Isabel
At the southern end of the city stands the...
Religious Sites Merida
Iglesia de la Tercera Orden de Jesús
Just north of Parque Hidalgo is one of Mérida's...
Religious Sites Merida
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
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
Paseo Montejo
North of downtown, this 10-block-long street was...
Neighborhoods / Streets Merida
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
Méridians traditionally refer to this main...
Squares Merida


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