Paseo de Montejo, named after the founder of Merida, Francisco de Montejo, is the main avenue of the city and the perfect spot to understand its (literally) rich history. Built at the end of the 19th century and inspired by the boulevards of France, Paseo de Montejo used to be the site of mega mansions belonging to the well-to-do families in the city. Today, it’s a compulsory walk when you visit Merida — keep reading and you’ll see why.
Get to know the heartland of Mexico, Yucatan, through Merida, the gateway to Mayan culture. Travel to Merida and join an Urban Adventures Merida tour to visit this city’s iconic attractions, like the Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza and Uxmal, natural beauties, such as the pink flamingos at Celestun National Park, and so much more. With our local guides, you can connect with the pulse of Merida through culture and food, and discover what makes this magical land tick.