Where to go at Izamal
The Tourist Guide of Izamal
Colonial charm is the hallmark of this small town, something unique that characterizes it is that all the houses, shops and churches that comprise it are painted in golden yellow, which has earned it the nickname The Yellow City. In the main square, you can buy crafts like earrings, necklaces, bracelets, objects made of wood and of course the traditional hammocks woven from sisal fibers; visit the former Ex Convent of San Antonio de Padua, Archaeological Site and the Indian Chapel.
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Cultural Center and Craft
Managed by a cooperative, in this place to visit you can meet, admire, buy and learn about the crafts that distinguish the Mayan culture of the peninsula and even other areas of the country. When visiting its rooms you will see pieces made of materials such as: wood, silver, paper, stone, bull horns, to name a few; and you can take huipiles, hammocks, portraits and much more. Have a coffee in the central courtyard of this colonial building.
For decades, Don Agustín Kanatún is dedicated to weaving hammocks, today they are very famous, both in Mexico and internationally. To make some, Don Agustín uses a vertical wooden frame to weave threads of different colors and gradually create one. They can be made of cotton or nylon and can be found from the small ones for babies up to the matrimonial size. When you visit this place to visit, take advantage to buy some.
Expeditions in Izamal
Explore and interact with nature, get to know and spread the conservation of natural and cultural resources of Mexico.