Learn Spanish in Merida!

1The beautiful city of Merida is located in the southeast of Mexico and in the northwest of the yucatan peninsula. The city was founded in 1542 by Francisco de Montejo and was built over ancient mayan city „t’ho“, which was for centuries the centre of the mayan culture. Today Merida, also known as the „White City“  is one of the  safest cities in Mexico.

The excellent geographical location, the history and the rich culture combined with an authentic mexican atmosphere makes  Merida to a great place to learn and improve the spanish language.

With its round about 800.000 residents  Merida is a fascinating and cosmopolitan city.  In the historic Downtown you can find a lot of very nice restored buildings from the colonial era, most of them just around  and close to the main square, transformed to museums, art galleries, restaurants, hotels  or small gift shops.  It’s a vibrating place with a great variety of cultural events for  free.2

In the north of Merida you can find the modern part of the city. Modern first class shopping malls, high level hotels, international restaurants,  universities and a lot of leisure activities are offered to Merida visitors.

Because Merida is surrounded by so many interesting places, historic ones and also cultural ones, it’s the best point to start explore and discover all the treasures Yucatan can offer to  you. Starting with the wonderful beaches of Progreso and ending with the famous maya-ruins of Chichen Itza, Uxmal and Mayapan.