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Best things to do in Campeche

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Point of Interest
“Uxmal was one of the greatest Maya cities located near Merida in the state of Yucatan, Mexico, witness of the astronomical skills of the Maya culture.”
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Other Great Outdoors
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Shopping Mall
“En la plaza se encuentra diversidad de restaurantes y tiendas comerciales además del único cine de la ciudad, librerías, cafeterías y más”
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Historic Site
“Es una de varias fortificación construida en la ciudad de San Francisco de Campeche, Campeche, México y, por sus dimensiones y su historia, es uno de los edificios más representativos de la ciudad. Integra junto con el fuerte de San José El Alto y la muralla, el conjunto de edificios fortificados construidos entre los siglos XVII y XVIII para la defensa de la ciudad contra un posible ataque de los piratas.”
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Park
“Cuzama 3 Cenotes: Take a horse drawn cart to 3 different Cenotes for a ride that will impress, not to mention the beautiful Cenotes that await you; They are magical. A Cenote is a natural wonder. These are fresh water rivers that run underground, crystal clear, turquoise in colour. The temperature varies, but I would say around 25 Celsius. The sun shines down through the many holes/hole illuminating the area in which you can swim. There are four different kinds of Cenotes, those that are completely underground, those that are semi-underground, those that are at land level like a lake or pond or those that are like going in a well. We have been to a few and love them all.”
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Locality
“Uxmal is an ancient Maya city of the classical period in present-day Mexico. It is considered one of the most important archaeological sites of Maya culture and is considered one of the Maya cities most representative of the region's dominant architectural style. It has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in recognition of its significance.”
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Arts & Crafts Store
“Ofrece una amplia variedad en artesanías y productos de excelente calidad y diseño.”
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History Museum
“Puede visitarse parte de la antigua muralla, así como un pequeño museo de historia de Campeche.”
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Route
“Para ir a cenar tienes diferentes opciones y hay diferentes bares. For dinner there are different options and bars ”
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Museum
“Hermoso fuerte de San Miguel, adentro un museo. Y por la tarde la mejor vista Del Mar y atardeceres ”
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Point of Interest
“Pyramid in Mayapan, it may take like 2 hours to go around, make sure you get very comfortable clothing and water, it takes more than an hour to get there because the public transportation, sometimes you have to wait to get a bus back home. It's better to hired some one to take you there.”
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Restaurant
“You have to try the "Francis Drake Calamary" and "Pan de Cazon" wich both are some of the best tradicional dishes from Campeche, you will never find them anywhere else.”
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Point of Interest
“Museo y centro cultural que muestra una reproducción de una antigua casa colonial. / A reproduction of a typical old colonnial house. It is also a cultural center, with concerts and some shows.”
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National Park
“Uxmal is an ancient Maya city which you should visit during your stay in Yucatán. Declared a UNESCO Heritage Site in 1996, it is only 78 km from Mérida, about a one-hour drive south on Highway 261, past the town of Muna. Its name comes from “Oxmal” which is Maya for “three times built” or “what is yet to come”.”
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Market
“Todo es muy fresco y de temporada, aunque no muy limpio, es donde la población adquiere sus alimentos.”
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Point of Interest
“Fue el primero de los accesos construidos, y el primero en ser demolido hacia finales del siglo XIX, para después ser reconstruido nuevamente en la década de los 50´s del siglo pasado, originalmente ubicada junto al muelle en el arranque de la calle 59. ”
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