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    Mexican Town of Campeche - Great Attractions (Mexico)

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    Take a tour of Mexican Town of Campeche in Mexico – part of the World’s Greatest Attractions travel video series by GeoBeats.

    In the Mexican state of Yucatán lies the lovely archaic town of Campeche, thriving with history and culture.
    Founded in the 16th century, it was originally named as San Francisco de Campeche by Spanish conquistadores.
    Flamboyant yet elegant colonial buildings found throughout the town are a pleasant sight.
    The strong Spanish influence has been retained in the architecture of the city and will take you back to the colonial times of the town's history.
    The well structured design of the city coupled with Baroque architecture and a hint of urbanism gives Campeche's air a mesmerizing touch.
    The lively Independence Plaza with its vivacious garden is arguably the most popular spot in the town, lending to the city's ambiance.