Valladolid in Yucatán

Valladolid in Yucatán

This is the second most important city in Yucatan, only preceded by Merida, the state´s capital. Valladolid welcomes its visitors with beautiful cobblestone streets, gorgeous antique churches, city edifices and old houses that inspire that special tranquility delivered by history in traditional towns. This city was founded in 1543 by the nephew of Francisco de Montejo and during the colonial period, Valladolid was the main urban center of the Yucatan Peninsula. Close to Valladolid, you can find Chichen Itza and its many beautiful cenotes, where you can take a refreshing dip.