A classified 'Pueblo Magico' (Magical Village), Izamal is a colonial village to the east of Yucatan in Mexico.
The main attraction of Izamal is its photogenic architecture. Use a stopover here as a chance to try some authentic Mexican dishes and breathe in its typically, Mexican village feel.
A beautiful colonial town, Izamal was once an important Mayan religious power base. The arrival of the Spanish saw the destruction of the Mayan temples and pyramids, which were replaced by Hispanic colonial buildings and churches. It's one of Mexico's 'Pueblos Mágicos' - towns classified by the Department of Tourism for their remarkable heritage.