Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán
The modern Universidad de Yucatán was established in the 19th century by Governor Felipe Carrillo Puerto and General Manuel Cepeda...
Iglesia de Jesús
Just beyond shady Parque Hidalgo rises the 17th-century Iglesia de Jesús, also called Iglesia de la Tercera Orden. Built by Jesuits in...
Palacio de Gobierno
Builit in 1892, the Palacio de Gobierno houses the state of Yucatán’s executive government offices (and a tourist office). Have a look...
This romantic dining spot (especially at night, when there’s performing trova acts) is in the courtyard of the house where Andrés...
Calle 59 · interesting places nearby
Here you’ll find lots of small Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead) tableaux, tinwork and figurines of every sort, from ceramics to toy soldiers. They all have two things in common: they’re easy to pack and have nothing to do with Yucatán artisan traditions!