Elvin Siew Chun Wai – Five Places to Visit in Mérida

If you are visiting Merida in Mexico, this blog is for you. In this blog, I, Elvin Siew Chun Wai, will tell you about five beautiful places that you must visit in Merida during your Merida tour.

Let’s get started.

Plaza Grande

Plaza Grande also known as Plaza Mayor is cultural as well as commercial hub of the city. The building is surrounded by many important buildings of the city. There are many good restaurants in the area. Also, you can enjoy a great outdoor dance event.

The Mayan World

It is a must visit museum in Merinda. This museum is dedicated to the exciting culture of Merinda. You will see here four exhibitions which are permanently held here. In this museum, you can experience historic documents, engravings, sculptures, textiles from the pre-Spanish period.

The Natural History Museum and Palacio Canton

The Natural History Museum is located in the building known as Palacio Canton. This building comprises of Maya civilization’s heyday. Visiting this museum will be a great experience for you.

The Ancient Ruins of Uxmal

You must visit the Ancient Ruins of Uxmal during your Merinda. It is just 80 KMs away from the city and is such an amazing place that you cannot afford to skip. UNESCO announced it as the World Heritage in 1996. This site belongs to the sixth century and display Toltec influence. There is a museum is also there at the Uxmal that displays a four-head idol of the god of rain.


You cannot afford to miss cenotes during your Merida tour. Swimming in cenotes will be a refreshing experience for you. This will refresh your senses and fill you with high energy level. If you don’t know what cenotes are, I, Elvin Siew Chun Wai, tell you cenotes are sinkholes. The good news is so many cenotes exist in the city, so you don’t have to go far away to find one.

Exploring these places will be a great experience for you. So, I, Elvin Siew Chun Wai, will advise you to visit these mentioned places. Besides, you must visit local markets and have local foods. Trust will return with great memories.

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