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Merida Yucatan

Merida Yucatan the “White City “is known for being quiet and kind and hospitable inhabitants.

An ideal place for people to want to spend holidays in a relaxed and with a warmer climate.

Mérida was founded on 6 January 1542, and built on the Maya city of Toh.

Merida Yucatan

The Staircase Murals

The Staircase Murals, Government Palace
To produce these three murals (chronologically the first to be paintes by the artista, in 1971) Fernando Castro Pacheco chose the theme f the Mesoamerica perception of the world divided into five regions, in the Maya versión: East, South, West, North and Centre. The artista solved the problema of having only three walls to work with by representing three regions ( North, South and Centre) in the central mural, so that North is depicted at the top, the Centre in the middle, and South at the bottom. The principal figure here is Mayan man emerging from an ear of maize,
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Merida Yucatan

Lucas de Galvez Market

Lucas de Galvez Market, Travel Yucatan
Around 1884, simple shed roof of corrugated iron sheets was built. It had three galleries, surrounded by simple arches and a railing. On September 16, 1887 it was given the name of "Mercado de Galvez”. It was later demolished to build another market place with a larger tin roof that was opened in 1909. However this market was also demolished in 1948. After that it became the current market that we can still see today. To learn something of the culture of Yucatan, we invite you to visit this market. This is the only place where you can buy all
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Merida Yucatan

Passage of the Souls

Passage of the Souls
Every year there is a “soul walk”, in which the hundreds of living dead walk from the general cemetery until they arrive at the Church of Santa Isabel. Throughout the walk you can marvel at over 130 altars of the different departments of the government. People from different neighborhoods, schools, neighbors and stores are all happy to show off their altars and place them for all to see how much they mean to them. Wearing traditional costumes singing prayers and offering incense, filling the streets of nice smells and songs also could see some representations of characters, icons of our
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