Palacio de Gobierno del Estado de Yucátan, Merida

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#3 of 13 in Historic Sites in Merida
Observe the history of Merida and the struggle of the Yucatan at Palacio de Gobierno del Estado de Yucátan. The palace's most defining features are the murals on the top floor attempting to portray the traumatic history of the Yucatan. Descriptions are available in English, as well as guided tours. Besides the murals, you can enjoy the open-air courtyard and the view of the grand plaza from the terrace. To visit Palacio de Gobierno del Estado de Yucátan and other attractions in Merida, use our Merida itinerary maker.
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  • Giant murals by local artist, Fernando Castro Pacheco, completed in 1975 portray a symbolic history of the Mayan and their interaction with the Spaniards.  more »
  • This is an art museum and not a palace. The art in this place is very impressive – both in the size of the pieces but also in the quality of the art. You walk into the “palace” through some...  more »
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  • Beautiful architecture housing very informative and grand murals of local history. Free every day.
  • Beautifully maintained restored old building that holds government offices with a gallery of large paintings depicting the history of Yucatan on the second floor.
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