Paseo Montejo - Mexico

A Bustling Tree Lined Boulevard In Merida

The Paseo de Montejo is an elegant tree-lined boulevard set in Merida’s most fashionable district. Originally a residential area, the Paseo de Montejo is now home to restaurants, nightclubs, shops, boutique hotels and museums. 
North east of the central plaza, the Paseo de Montego is home to Merida’s Monumento a la Bandara (Flag Monument) and Museo Regional de Antropologia (Regional Anthropology Museum) in the pink Palacio Canton, which is one of the grandest mansions on the boulevard.  
The area can be explored on foot and you can also take a tour of the boulevard in a horse drawn carriage. On Sundays, the Paseo de Montego is closed to traffic to allow the city’s cyclists more freedom and you will also find a bustling art market just south of Avenida Cupules. 
The city celebrates its founding each year on January 6th and the celebration takes place during the Festival de la Ciudad (city festival), and falls on Three Kings Day, also known as the Epiphany.