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The best things to do in Merida

There are many things to see in Merida, which is located in the state of Merida in Venezuela. One of the first questions that arises when a tourist arrives is what to do in Merida, as there is wide range of leisure and cultural activities.

The city lies at the foot of the Andes, and is one of the higher elevation municipalities in Venezuela. 

One of the most famous attractions in Merida is the church of Our Lady of Carmen, located in front of the Plaza de Colón, the most ancient religious site of the city.  More Merida attractions that may appeal to the visitor include watching the bullfighting, which occurs in the town bullring. With a capacity of 16,000, the square was built in 1967 and houses all kinds of cultural events and Merida activities. For more things to do in Merida, tourists can take the cable car linking the city with the Pico Espejo in the Sierra Nevada, located in the Venezuelan Andes. Here's is possible to see snow and some people have even skied here -- a rarity in this tropical nation.

One of the best ways to learn about the stuff to do in Merida is to take a walk through the 20 parks and green spaces that fill its streets. While discovering all the places to visit in Merida, enjoy the varied cuisine such a soup based on potatoes, milk, onion and parsley, or try a typical sweet that is made from milk and other ingredients. 
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