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  • Beautifully-restored colonial Spanish buildings line all the tiled streets in central Valladolid. width:635;;height:480
  • In typical Spanish town style, Valladolid is centered around a main plaza full of shady trees, walkways and sitting spaces. width:635;;height:480
  • Grand arched & columned buildings surround the central plaza. width:640;;height:399
  • Long open-air hallways grace the bulidings lining the main plaza. width:635;;height:480
  • Handsome Cathedral de San Gervasio lies on the south side of Valladolid's main plaza. width:370;;height:480
  • ...and is beautifully illuminated at night. width:363;;height:480
  • Several other plazas are situated around central Valladolid, like Plaza Candelaria with it's gorgeous flowering trees. width:640;;height:388
  • A unique feature of Valladolid is Cenote Zaci, which is situated right in the center of town, just 3 blocks from the main plaza. width:635;;height:480
  • The cenote is popular with both local and international visitors, who often enjoy a midday swim in the chilly water. width:634;;height:480
  • Several other attractive churches are situated around town. Candelaria Church is particularly striking with its vibrant red walls. width:640;;height:420
  • ...especially gorgeous against Mexico's equally vibrant blue skies. width:640;;height:475
  • Many interesting & unusual shops, cafes and restaurants can be found by wandering Valladolid's colorful streets...such as this cool tequila shop. width:435;;height:480
  • ...with its gigantic tequila bottle statues... width:354;;height:480
  • ...and this full-size skeleton lady welcoming visitors... width:380;;height:480
  • ...and this colorful sign. width:640;;height:446
  • One of Valladolid's many outdoor courtyard restaurants, which make for supremely enjoyable, relaxing meals. width:634;;height:480
  • Beautiful corridors, doors and archways grace many of the town's buildings. width:611;;height:480
  • ...as well as dramatic windows. width:313;;height:480
  • ...and wonderful outdoor sitting spaces, like this one I chanced upon at a small hotel courtyard. width:631;;height:480
  • ...and everywhere are the colorful pastel buildings, tiled roads and decorative street lamps. width:635;;height:480
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