Be part of the syncretism in Izamal

Izamal , Yucatán

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Izamal is often known as the City of Three Cultures, having a remarkable mixture of the pre-Hispanic, viceregal and post-independence periods. Thanks to its unique culture and its rich historical past, it is easy to understand why Izamal was declared as Pueblo Mágico (Magic Town).


VISIT THE YELLOW CITY


You will be enamored by the town’s New Spain buildings, which are all painted yellow and white, some of them adorned with little pieces of stone. The brightly colored buildings, which range from private homes to the church and municipal buildings, gives the city an upbeat and happy energy.


Walk along the cobblestone streets that connect the tranquil town’s twelve small hills. Enjoy the romantic and beautiful landscape along the way.


A MEETING OF DIFFERENT CULTURES


Take a walk around the city and admire the churches built by the Spanish colonists. Along the way, you may find the ruins of Mayan temples. The city’s long and interesting past is a mixture of the Mayan and Spanish cultures and people.

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