Sights & Attractions in Yucatán and Campeche States

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Things to Do in Mérida

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Aké
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
 
Zócalo
Méridians traditionally refer to this main...
Squares Merida

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