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Palacio del Gobernador (Governor's Palace)

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All reviews second floor great murals murals depicting the main square beautiful building mayan history open courtyard large paintings two floors tourist office free entry art gallery worth a visit depicted fernando yucatan palacio
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nothing too exciting but since it is free and right at the Plaza. Make sure to also go upstairs. The best part is the large room that overlooks the Plaza

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank kcbrookside
Reviewed 1 week ago

Make sure you are on a guided tour when you go here as you will get far more out of the pictures and history then if you are by yourself

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Brion_9
Reviewed 1 week ago

The architecture is great for a start, but if you take the time to read about the paintings you'll get a good understanding of Mexican history with pictures. Free entry and worth spending half an or so to take a look around.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank julesthumper
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were taken by surprise. As you walk around the Plaza you'll also stop in front of the Palacio. Be curieuse and come in as we did. The building is well maintained and is a beautiful colonial Architecture. The wallpaintings are realy impressive because of...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank INKA97
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited as apart of the morning free walking tour that starts at the info office. The artwork in this building is incredible and diverse. Also has a bank machine tucked away on the main floor.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LUVSASKATCHEWAN
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was happy to see the Governor's Palace. It has famed murals and it is a good place to catch up on Mayan myths, Mexican independence, the Spanish colonialists, and the Jesuit monks who took over the place as marauders with guns and foreign diseases...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jchanamm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful old architecture and very fine oil paintings abound, depicting historical personages as well as the history and religious beliefs of the Mayan people.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kjwVictoria_BC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This beautiful building stands on the Central Park of ol Mérida overlooking the Catheral & square .Entrance is free & inside the walls are hung with beautiful old large paintings depicting the history of the city

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank vickyfisher
Reviewed 17 December 2018

The building is open to the public and there is no entrance fee. There is some great artwork to look. A few on the main floor, then a whole room full on the second floor. It's right across from the main square. Definitely worth a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank nikstravels123
Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

This palace is right in the main square and free so no reason not to stop in. Very beautiful architecture and paintings

Date of experience: November 2018
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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
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