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Also known as Plaza de Armas, this city square contains some of the most historically significant and aesthetically pleasing buildings in Merida.
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The Plaza Grande is Merida's main square, located in front of the cathedral and the government building. It is full of trees and benches, useful in the heat. People wander around. There are Indian women selling woven items, and on Sundays there is a market....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely do not miss Sundays in this central square...everyone spends the day and evening there, eating shopping for local items and having fun.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jillarlington
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the kids loved feeding the pigeons in the plaza and chasing them around. A safe environment for the kids to run around and burn off some energy. Interesting old buildings around.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank stevenwherever
Reviewed November 4, 2018

Merida is amazing, and the Grand Plaza is a true cultural experience. Just sitting in the park and people watching is great. If you can make it there for the weekend instead of a week day, do it. Street performers (especially on Sunday) and live...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank wgpworm
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

This is a good Mexican square with lots going on, shady benches to just sit and stare, and different events going on at night, holidays and weekends

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank archibalda
Reviewed October 27, 2018

This was one of the highlights of my trip. I visited the area in the evening and it was full of life. Lots to see and do or just hang out and observe.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ruben399
Reviewed October 15, 2018

The Plaza Grande is a beautiful and well preserved area in the heart of the Historical Center of Merida. It is a must see for any visitor

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Brad H
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

In this square you can see a lot of locals having a good time and relaxing. There is also the typical sign "MERIDA" when all tourists take the picture.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 7, 2018

Had business guests and took them for the tour, and it turned to be excellent idea, Impressive number of churches, theaters and cultural establishments.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank BorisNovosel
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

A must place to start or end your day. Sunday is an amazing and fun experience as it's filled with vendors and local entertainers. Daily evening performances are very entertaining and worth a visit

Date of experience: September 2018
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As you walk out the front door of the airport there is a line of Taxis to the left. Right by the first taxi in line will be a small building with a window where you will rent the taxi. You just tell them where you are going... More
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