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Izamal

This magical town designated center is located at the peninsula 71km east of Merida. The town is know as the city of three cultures, for in her living three historical periods can be seen in the architecture: Mayan pyramids, Spanish convents, Contemporary buildings and Churches. One of the most notable feature is the color yellow which they are painted most of the buildings.,

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 Itzaes was founded by and named after a mythical character called Itzamna or Zamna that means dew that descends  from haven (Rocio que desciende del Cielo). The biggest festival is the Virgin of the Immaculate Conception from December 7 to 13 it makes the serenade Mariana in the churchyard. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Halacho

Halacho is located on the west borders of the entity with Maxcanu and Opichen. One of its main attractions is the temple of Santiago Apostol, built in XVI century can be observed in the original construction. Also worth visiting the ruins of ancient Mayan ceremonial center Siho Oxkintok. The biggest festival is the Santiaguito Apostol. From November 20 to 30th, Processions bullfights and dances in the evenings.

 

 

 

 

 

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Maxcanu

 

Maxcanu it is the first point on the route Pucc. Among its attractions include a shrine to Our Lady of Carmen. Built in the XVII century and two chapels: the first, in honor to San Miguel Arcangel and the second, to the three Cruces. In addition to three formers estates called Domingo Kochol, Granada and Santa Rosa. The biggest festival is the anniversary of the town in early August in recalling the founding of the municipality.

 

 

 

 

 

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Temozon

Temozon located just 35km from Merida. You can visit the San Roman temple, built during the colonial era. The biggest festival is the Our Lady of the Assumption, from August 8 to 15th, In which dances and other activities.

 

 

 

 

 

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Tinum

 

Tinum located in the center region of the state. You can visit the church of San Antonio de Padua and Jesus chapel, both built in the colonial era, in addition to the temple of conception. The archaelogical site of ChiChen Itza, the new wonder of the world is in this municipality. The most important festival is the San Antonio de Pauda, from June 7 to 15th.

 

 

 

 

 

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Tizimin

Tizimin located at 167km from Merida. It is characterized by a municipality livestock. You can visit the former convent and church of the "Satos Reyes" holy king, built in the XVII century and the former convent and church of San Francisco from XVI century.

 

 

 

 

 

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Mani

 

Mani is located 100km sotheast of Merida. Here Fray Diego de Landa performed the act of faith called the Mayan codices burning. You can visit Independence Square also the church of Candelaria, San Miguel Arcangel former convent and temple from the XVI century. Also the church of Santa Lucia and Santiago from XVIII century. The most important festival is on August 20 to 26th.

 

 

 

 

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Oxkutzcab

Oxkutzcab is located south of the state. This town has a long tradition of citrus and vegetables. You can visit the former convent of San Francisco de Asis, built in the XVIII century, also Virgen del Pilar from XVII century and the chapel of San Esteban from the XIX century. The most important festival is the Orange fair, on mid December.

 

 

 

 

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Acanceh

 

Acanceh is located 26km from Merida. Architectural attraction can be visited as the former convent and church of the Virgen de Guadalupe and the temple of Nuestra Senora le la Natividad, built on XVI century. The most important festival is The Cruces on may 1st to the 5th.

 

 

 


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