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Palacio del Gobernador (Governor's Palace)
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Merida City Sightseeing Tour
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Reviewed 17 July 2014

One of the historic buildings surrounding the Plaza Grande. Graceful, colonial architecture covers a street-level arcade with shops - the icecream shop is definitely worth a visit! An imposing entrance archway leads into the central courtyard, and blocks off the noise of the plaza. Lots of rooms with period furnishings are worth seeing, but the best part is the series of murals depicting the history of the region. They emphasize the duality of the Mexican relationship with the colonial power - the Spanish were cruel and intolerant colonisers, but still defined the style and language used today.

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Reviewed 11 July 2014

You might not wonder in because there are guards at the entrance but please do. This is a functioning government building built in colonial times. There is a wonderful artwork on the staircase and in a enclosed are that overlooks the square. I have heard them singing opera from here on occasion.

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Reviewed 29 June 2014

This is a quick tour, self guided, and free. The building is very interesting and definitely worth your time. There are only a few rooms open to the public. The older art work is covered by newer abstract paintings depicting the city's lineage. After inspecting the murals we really appreciated and admired the artists passion and talent. We really enjoyed our visit.

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Reviewed 28 June 2014

Well worth a visit. Lovely paintings/murals. We were there when they had the 'flag ceremony' which was interesting to watch.

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Reviewed 26 June 2014

Stopped by Merida Yucatan back in December 2011 this is a nice town and has a nice plasa. The Restaurants have good food. This

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