Valladolid city, Yucatan

Valladolid City at Yucatan

The Colonial city of Valladolid in Yucatan is a quaint town that still preserver a special traditional flavor.  This town is located halfway between Merida and Cancun.
Usually, this city is part of the tour to Chichen Itza, the most famous Mayan ruins in the area.
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Typical Dress at Valladolid:

This is where you will see the majority of the townspeople, still using the typical Mayan dress. The buildings around the Main Plaza painted pastel colors.
In addition, you will surely get a sense of the laid-back pace of life.
The main Plaza is a unique place with many Mayan ladies sitting on the side opposite.
The Cathedral hawking wares that include hand-embroidered dresses and blouses, and handkerchiefs.The statue of the Mayan lady in the middle of the park is a fun place to have your picture taken.   Valladolid is the home to some very important history of the State of Yucatan.

History Of Valladolid:

The Caste War began here in 1847 and also the first sign of the Mexican Independence of 1810. There are seven churches in the different neighborhoods that should be visited, along with the impressive San Bernadino Convent, the San Roque Museum, and the Government Palace, with its huge murals depicting Mexican history. Take note of the many detailed stoneworks on the facades of many of the colonial buildings.
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Cenotes – Skinholes of Yucatan Peninsula:

The city of Valladolid has also many important cenotes (sinkholes) like Dzitnup. While in Valladolid, you are in the heart of a good Yucatecan cooking country. After all try the flavorful cuisine of Valladolid in such dishes as Lomitos, longaniza, and chicken escabeche. We hope you visit this part of the State fo Yucatan.

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Gastronomy:

Eating at Yucatan is a cultural adventure that can be enjoyed the gastronomy in the restaurants of Valladolid, surrounded by rich smells and flavors.
Surely you will be able to sample the exquisite Vallisoletan gastronomy with some of its most famous dishes. Such characteristic  Mayan names: mountain turkey in Sakkol, Panuchos, Papadzules, Eastern escabeche, smoked sausage, Valladolid Lomitos, lime soup, and of course, the delicious Cochinita Pibil.
At the end of each meal. it is o recommended to try the famous Mayan liquor ‘Xtabentun’, excellent digestive, made from the flower of the same name, anisette, and honey. You can taste this and more Yucatan dishes at Restaurante El Meson at Valladolid downtown
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