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