"Izamal the yellow city" Izamal by ciaobella55
Izamal Travel Guide: 26 reviews and 50 photos
Izamal brings together the prehispanic, colonial and contemporary. It's a pretty town where all the buildings are painted yolk yellow.
Built by the Franciscan monks during the first years of Spanish rule, this imposing church overlooks and dominates the main square.
The stained glass window of the Virgin of Izamal is lovely
This is the largest prehispanic building in Yucatan, covering a surface area of 4 hectares. It seems to be a pyramid on top of another pyramid and is very imposing
- Pros:Close to Merida, lots to see
- In a nutshell:Well worth the trip
This is a great way to see the town and the acheological sites. If you go by foot the sites are a fair distance and it's... more travel advice
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