Merida Tour - Pictures of Merida Attractions
Merida is a beautiful city located in the northeast of the Yucatan Peninsula, 96 km from Campeche and 319 km from Cancun in Mexico. Merida is the capital of the State of Yucatan. It was founded in 1542 by the Spaniard Francisco de Montejo over the ruins of the Mayan city T'ho and getting its name to bring to mind the conquerors the city of Merida in Spain.
The White City
It is widely known as the White City and considered as one of the most tranquil and safest cities in Mexico today.
Merida is an interesting mixture of cultural influences because of her distant Mayan roots, monuments and the magnificence of her turn to the XIX century architecture.
The outstanding markets such as Lucas de Galvez and the Portal de Granos offers typical buys such as huipiles, guayaberas, filipinas, henequen carpets.
In downtown of Merida, you can spend weekend seeing and enjoying popular shows from 9 o’clock in the evening or enjoy regional cuisines from a wide array of good restaurants.
People in Merida are hospitable and are proud of their strong traditions and cultural roots. Merida is a peaceful city with secure climate making foreigners feel at home at the same time a splendid city for business and recreation.
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