Mexico/Yucatan: Valladolid

Valladolid was built in 1545 by the Spanish conquistadors on the spot of an ancient Mayan town called Zaci. The town is known for many of its old churches, colorful colonial architectures and the main cathedral on the central square, as well as a jumping off point for exploration of the nearly archaeological sites and many cenotes. In fact, one cenote a Cenote Zaci – is located right in the heart of the town. And also, Valladolid often considered the gastronomic capital of Yucatán.