Merida has been the cultural capital of the peninsular region of Mexico ever since the Spanish conquest occurred. The town of Merida is steeped with the remaining of the colonial history with broad central plazas and narrow streets, and some of the best museums of the country. The state of Yucatan is worth exploring and what can be a better place than Merida to start exploring the state? Start exploring the Merida tourism packages before going on Merida tours.
There is something about Merida that makes it so popular as a tourist town in Mexico. The city was founded by the Spanish Conquistador, Francisco de Montejo el Mozo way back in the 1542 on the ruins of a Maya city by the name T’ho which means “the city of five hills”.The city of Merida also boasts of the second largest historic centre of Mexico. Refer to the Merida tourism guides to make your trip more interesting and memorable.
Find out what’s special about colonial Mexico with Merida holidays. It tours in the city, which has a colonial ambience, are about delving into Mexico’s glorious past. People choosing Merida travel packages can head out to see archeological sites, caves, colonial mansions, ecological parks and the beautiful beaches, all of which lie close by.
The city’s Manuel Crescencio Rejón International Airport gets most of the tourists getting in to enjoy their Merida holiday packages. The airport is connected to those in Mexico City and Miami and Houston in the US. Buses bring people to see the various facets of Merida from Mexico City and Cancun, among other cities.
A Merida tour, especially in the older part of the city, can be done on foot. There are several buses and taxis ferrying tourists who travel to Merida to all parts of the city. The celebrated center of the city, Plaza Grande, is a must-visit on any trip to Merida. There is a park where you can sit and watch people pass. It is surrounded by historic buildings. To make Merida vacation packages even more special, go to City Hall-sponsored cultural events. Outdoor concerts and dances are favorites of tourists traveling to Merida.