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Living & Studying Abroad in Merida, Mexico

About Merida

State of Yucatán on the far eastern edge of Mexico
City features
• The capital and largest city of Yucatán
• A tranquil yet cosmopolitan center of culture in southern Mexico
• Compact size makes it easy to explore the city’s squares and markets
• Relaxed attitude and student-friendly atmosphere
• Colonial Spanish architecture adds to Mérida's beauty and personifies the city's long history
• A Mayan influence that shows in the local language and dress
• Free evening concerts and a thriving nightlife
• 300 days of sunshine each year!

Do more!
• Explore nearby Mayan ruins of Uxmal and Chichén Itzá
• Take a day trip to the beach port of Progreso or a weekend getaway to Cancún and Cozumel
• Commune with nature at the bioreserve 60 miles west of Mérida

Official site of the State of Yucatán
Yucatán Today
Mérida Insider


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