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Mérida: one of the most searched tourist destinations worldwide in 2019

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Skyscanner, placed Mérida, Yucatán in the 12th place of the most searched destinations worldwide to visit in 2019.

Plaza Grande, Mérida Yucatán

Skyscanner is a free multilingual global search engine, visited by more than 80 million travelers per month, looking for airlines, hotels, car rental companies, and even travel agencies to complete their reservations.

This website offers flight searches in 30 different languages, including Chinese, Russian, Portuguese, Polish, Spanish and Japanese.

Mérida is one of the two cities in Mexico that are listed along with cities such as: Melbourne, Australia; Bogota Colombia; Beijing, China; Dublin, Ireland; Reykjavik, Iceland; Punta Cana, Dominican Republic; Bali, Indonesia; Athens, Greece; Austin, United States; Cuzco, Peru and Chetumal, Quintana Roo.

Skyscanner, in addition to facilitating travel planning for visitors to your page, includes recommendations on the points of interest of each city and its surroundings to visit, as well as the best time of the year to travel to these destinations.

La Ciudad Blanca

Chichén Itzá, just ninety minutes away from Mérida, is considered one of the most important archeological sites in the world.  

Without a doubt, the white city is a reference for travelers who are in search of great experiences.

Skyscanner makes recommendations on archeological sites such as Chichen Itza, Uxmal, Calcehtok caves and Izamal “Magic Town”.

Currently, Mérida has become one of the favorite cities for domestic and foreign tourism alike.

Thanks to its cultural riches such as the Yucatecan trova, the living history of the Maya, the Jarana dance, the poetry and the verses of the Yucatecan “Bombas”.

The color and tranquility of its streets where you can admire spectacular facades of the French-style buildings.

The main avenue, Paseo de Montejo, is worth visiting, and it is the perfect spot to enjoy a delicious ice cream to mitigate the extreme heat.

Just 40 minutes from the state capital, tourists can enjoy Izamal, one of the two Magic Towns of Yucatan, which is distinguished not only by its yellow facades, but also by the tranquility of its cobble stone streets.


And just over an hour east from Mérida, travelers can visit Valladolid, also considered with the distinction of Magic Town. This colonial city houses impressive cenotes of clear water and an indescribable architectural beauty.

Without a doubt, from any point, Yucatán is a state that has it all!

In it you will find beautiful colonial cities, pristine beaches, an exquisite ancestral cuisine full of colors and flavors. And the warmth of its inhabitants who receive travelers with open arms.

In the last quarter of 2018 and so far in 2019, Mérida and the state of Yucatán have received different distinctions, among which is “The best cities in Mexico to visit in 2018” (Mérida), granted by the renown travel magazine Travel and Leisure México .

La Cochinita Pibil a lo largo y ancho de todo México es el platillo más famoso de la gastronomía yucateca. 

Mérida has everything to be named as one of the favorite cities in the world thanks to its high levels of security, being listed as the undisputed safest city in all of Mexico.

The Yucatan Times Newsroom with information from Skyscanner

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