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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 28 April 2017 via mobile

If Wells could speak well here you can "listen" to the walls narrate the history of Yucatán. Yo u can understand through these murals.it is certainly A must visit.

Thank Angie M
Reviewed 24 April 2017

It's a beautiful building on the Place Grande where many of the night entertainment (like Vaquejeros dancers, Poktapok games, etc.) take place. You can't get into any of the rooms but the atrium on both floors is full of paintings and history to view.

Thank jaymio
Reviewed 17 April 2017

The paintings (all of the same artist) depict the evolution of Mexico from pre-Hispanic to the actual era. The paintings are rather of the modern type. With the description of the paintings you also learn something from the history opf Yucatan. On the other hand...More

Thank Yannick W
Reviewed 13 April 2017

The Governor's Palace forms one of the four corners of the Plaza Grande in Merida and is free to enter. It houses on the upper floors a series of very striking paintings which depict the history of the Yucatan from the early Maya, through to...More

Thank JP1946
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Unless you are an aficionado of Mexican and Mayan history then this is an interesting visit to an historic building. The murals mean little to non Mexicans.

Thank Welshwizardcambs
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Governor's Palace was pretty cool to visit. It has some open areas to the public with history to read. The murals are amazing!

Thank amadrig1
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Beautiful building - staff was very helpful with my non-spanish speaking self. The architecture of the building and the colours were astounding.

Thank Kelly E
Reviewed 26 March 2017

We came on the by accident as we looked up and saw the wall paintings through the windows on the top floor and wondered if you could go in. entry is free and there are a series of wall paintings depicting the lot of the...More

Thank 250ABR
Reviewed 26 March 2017

We visited this Palace during our round-trip on Mexico. Built in traditional Colonial architecture style with an open courtyard, or atrium, inside the walls, rather large two- storey building with large stairways. Decorations in the halls are large framed mural paintings or frescoes, representing scenes...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2017

A lot of history..and spectacular painting...of the Spanish taking over the Mayan Empires..Not only is the Spanish influences seen..many European countries are involved as well...

Thank Victoria477
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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