Want to know more about the place that’s proposed to be Mérida’s own “Central Park”?
Explore of the rich history, architecture and flora of Merida’s La Plancha district, once the center of Yucatan’s henequen economy.
Led by experts, the tour includes rare access to the grand railway station, built in 1920, and other sites from Merida’s Belle Epoque. Proceeds benefit Gran Parque La Plancha, A.C.’s campaign to create a 60-acre park in La Plancha.
The starting point is the old train station, Calles 55 and 48. Please wear appropriate shoes and clothing for this walking tour.
Gran Parque La Plancha is a nonprofit civic organization dedicated to the development of a 60-acre park in central Mérida.
Five manned stations will be set up, each with a different focus such as botany, the henequen trade, and area architecture.
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