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Pre-Hispanic Route from Puuc to Colonial Architecture

Edzná, Campeche, Mérida

"Start the route in Mérida, a city of great historical and cultural richness. Admire the Paseo Montejo with its impressive mansions and admire the beauty of its monuments and architectural buildings. Savor the cochinita pibil, the panuchos and the queso relleno, accompanied by a refreshing drink made with chaya.

In the small town of Muna you will relive its incredible past in its old buildings, such as the temple and the old Convento de la Asunción dated back to the 18th century, as well as the Capilla de San Bernardo (chapel of San Bernardo). It is ideal for strolling around the square, enjoying its tranquility and taking lots of pictures.

Continue to the archaeological zone of Uxmal, Cultural Heritage of Humanity. In this ancient Mayan city you can visit the Palacio del Gobernador (Governor's Palace), the Pirámide del Adivino (Pyramid of the Fortune teller), the Gran Pirámide (Great Pyramid) and the Templo Sur (South Temple).

The next archaeological zone will be Kabah. It was an important Mayan metropolis, mentioned even in the Chilam Balam. Here an old sacbé or white path will lead you to Codz Pop, a structure that will attract your attention due to the many masks dedicated to the god Chaac.

In Sayil you will explore its vestiges like a true explorer, since many are still immersed in the jungle. You cannot miss the Palacio Norte (North Palace), the Templo Mirador (Lookout Temple) and Estela 9 where the image of the god Yum Keep is engraved.

Hopelchén, Campeche will enchant you for its colorful colonial architecture, ideal for taking the best photos. Here, places like the temple of San Antonio de Padua, dating from the 17th century, the food and the attractions of the area, such as the Grutas de Xtacumbilxunaan (Xtacumbilxunaan grottos), are what stand out.

At Edzná you will learn about its history during your tour of this ancient Mayan city, where the most important structures and vestiges are: the Gran Plaza (Grand Plaza), the Gran Great Acrópolis (Grand Acropolis), the Casa Grande or Noholná (Big House), a “Camino Blanco” (white road) and a ball game court.

This incredible route ends in Campeche, in front of the Gulf of Mexico. Admire the fortifications and bastions that protected the city from pirate attacks. Enjoy its colonial houses and small restaurants where you can taste the local cuisine. "
"Start the route in Mérida, a city of great historical and cultural richness. Admire the Paseo Montejo with its impressive mansions and admire the beauty of its monuments and architectural buildings. Savor the cochinita pibil, the panuchos and the queso relleno, accompanied by a refreshing drink made with chaya.

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In the small town of Muna you will relive its incredible past in its old buildings, such as the temple and the old Convento de la Asunción dated back to the 18th century, as well as the Capilla de San Bernardo (chapel of San Bernardo). It is ideal for strolling around the square, enjoying its tranquility and taking lots of pictures.

Continue to the archaeological zone of Uxmal, Cultural Heritage of Humanity. In this ancient Mayan city you can visit the Palacio del Gobernador (Governor's Palace), the Pirámide del Adivino (Pyramid of the Fortune teller), the Gran Pirámide (Great Pyramid) and the Templo Sur (South Temple).

The next archaeological zone will be Kabah. It was an important Mayan metropolis, mentioned even in the Chilam Balam. Here an old sacbé or white path will lead you to Codz Pop, a structure that will attract your attention due to the many masks dedicated to the god Chaac.

In Sayil you will explore its vestiges like a true explorer, since many are still immersed in the jungle. You cannot miss the Palacio Norte (North Palace), the Templo Mirador (Lookout Temple) and Estela 9 where the image of the god Yum Keep is engraved.

Hopelchén, Campeche will enchant you for its colorful colonial architecture, ideal for taking the best photos. Here, places like the temple of San Antonio de Padua, dating from the 17th century, the food and the attractions of the area, such as the Grutas de Xtacumbilxunaan (Xtacumbilxunaan grottos), are what stand out.

At Edzná you will learn about its history during your tour of this ancient Mayan city, where the most important structures and vestiges are: the Gran Plaza (Grand Plaza), the Gran Great Acrópolis (Grand Acropolis), the Casa Grande or Noholná (Big House), a “Camino Blanco” (white road) and a ball game court.

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