Published On: Wed, Jan 10th, 2018

A different vision of the Yucatan capital

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The Cultural Lounge “Pedro Cardeña” of the Circle of Humanistic Studies of Yucatan, A.C., will  start this week its program of activities for 2018 with a course and a trip.

The course “Mérida, un azahar en la piedra” will offer a different vision of the Yucatan capital, beyond the well-known colonial neighborhoods and arches, and the architectural changes experienced since the 19th century.

According to information provided by the Circle of Humanistic Studies of Yucatan, which is chaired by Anthropologist Indalecio Cardeña Vázquez, “Un Azahar en la Piedra” proposes a warmer vision of our city, “through a trip along the different periods of our beloved “ciudad blanca“, identifying the sites of some of its most representative places, some now nonexistent, hidden, or transformed, as well as the points where some of the most relevant events that have occurred in the city Mérida and the state of Yucatán. ”

The course will be held from Thursday January 11th to Saturday the 13th from 10 am to 11:30 am. The price is $ 350 pesos per person.

Second activity
The tour “Culture in situ. Myths, gods and legends” is an approach to the origin and development of the Mayan civilization through its myths and archaeological evidence.

In the activity, the scientific and artistic knowledge reached by the ancient Mayas will be analyzed and some of the most important archaeological sites in Mérida will be visited.

The program will be held on Friday 19th and Saturday 20th. The first day there will be a session in the classroom from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., and in the second the tour will take place from 9 a.m. to 12 a.m. The price is $ 450.

The course and the theoretical session of the tour will take place in the Cultural Room “Pedro Cardeña” located in Calle 36 #515 (corner with 65A), in Merida’s Historic Center, and all activities will conducted by Professor in Anthropology Indalecio Cardeña Vázquez.

Professor in Anthropology Indalecio Cardeña Vázquez.


If you want to register for these activities, please call 9992-45-16-13



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