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The Mayan El Castillo pyramid (Temple of Kukulcan) at Chichen Itza

5 Days in the Yucatán

The Yucatán peninsula is where the Mayan civilization reached the peak of its development. It is home to important Mayan cities, including Chichen Itza, Mayapan, and the city that is now the capital of the Yucatán, Mérida. In this itinerary, we show you how to spend 5 days in the Yucatán based out of Mérida, discovering the ancient Mayan sites.

Papadzules, a classic Yucatecan dish at Santa Ana market in Mérida

Where to eat in Mérida

The food of Mérida is a hybrid cuisine of several cultures that reflects the complex and long history of the city; there are elements of Mayan, Spanish, Dutch, Lebanese, and so on. We show you where to eat in Mérida to enjoy all these delicious