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Palacio del Gobernador (Governor's Palace)

Calle 61, Merida, Mexico
+52 999 930 3100
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“second floor” (32 reviews)
“great murals” (14 reviews)
Calle 61, Merida, Mexico
+52 999 930 3100
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Reviewed 10 February 2016

This is an easy and interesting tour to take at the centro. Loved the murals and view of the streets from the upper level

Thank everlast64
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Stunning murals about an important time in the Yucatan's history. It's a quick visit and well worth a climb to the second floor.

Thank catepoe
Reviewed 6 February 2016

Murals and more murals depicting the history of Mexico. Interesting depictions and most have English descriptions. Free.

Thank JudgeT
Reviewed 5 February 2016 via mobile

If you love history and art you may love this palace also. It has become a favorite of mine and never fails to impress me with it's charm and beauty!

Thank SusaninManitoba
Reviewed 3 February 2016

This beautiful building is right in a corner of the main square, near the Cathedral. The building itself is amazing but the artwork is breathtaking. You will learn the history of the Spanish coming into the Mayan world in a very powerful way.

Thank Chenyst
Reviewed 1 February 2016

My husband visited this building 30 years ago and when we walked in and he saw that the paintings were completely changed it was a shock. The murals are now in modern art verses the older murals that depicted a completely different scene. It was...More

Thank Michele S
Reviewed 1 February 2016

The courtyard and upper gallery are decorated with fine modern murals by a local artist depicting the history and culture of the region. Not a major visit but well worth half an hour of anybody's time

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 27 January 2016

When you walk inside the Palacio you are not sure if it is just another government building or what however you are surprised by amazing painting and murals that surround the courtyard. It was very enlightening and beautiful.

Thank America C
Reviewed 26 January 2016

You can just walk in and wander around looking at the murals. There are good english translations. The murals are a 25 year project to try and capture the painful history of the indigenous people of the Yucatan.

Thank Oaklandish3
Reviewed 22 January 2016

This location has several paintings (none of them are really impressive nor do they tell the city's history as in other Governor's palaces), but it does offer great views of the Gran Plaza.

Thank Evaristo-Lopez
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Response from anodynetr | Reviewed this property |
It was rebuilt in 19th century to original archetectural specs. Famous murals were painted in the 1970's. A must see if your going to Merida