Presidente InterContinental® Villa Mercedes Merida - Merida, Yucatan, Mexico

Visit Merida!

Yucatan is a land of natural archaeological wonders, colonial and gastronomic. Among the most important sites of the Mayan culture is Chichén Itzá, named one of the New Seven Wonders of the World in July 2007, and is located 110 km from the city.

Uxmal is one of the jewels of the Puuc archaeological zone, located 78 km from Merida.Its main buildings are the Quadrangle of the Birds, the Quadrangle of the Nuns, the Governor's Palace and the House of the Magician, from the summit, 35 meters high, you can see the beauty of all this site.

Izamal is known as the city of three cultures: Mayan, Spanish and mestizo.All buildings in this small town are yellow.It is one of the few cities whose pyramids are erected over the houses that surround the center of this community, also called "City of Hills".In it we find the convent of San Antonio de Papua,
built on the base of a pyramid, and home to the second largest atrium in the world.

A 90 km west of Merida there is a biosphere reserve, known as Rio Celestun, which is protected internationally.Its importance derives from the fact that the place chosen by a large number of migratory birds and for being one of the two sites in Mexico where it nests and reproduces the pink flamingo.

The cenotes are fresh water wells created by the erosion of the stone.For the Maya, were the source of the vital liquid, the gateway to the other world and the center of communion with their gods.

  • Chichén Itzá


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