Hacienda Yaxcopoil

Hacienda Yaxcopoil

Pronounced (YASH-coh-poh-EEL), which means “the place of the green alamo trees” this hacienda is located near Merida.

“The Hacienda represents the history of three great periods in the Yucatan Peninsula: the pre-Columbian period, the Spanish colonial period, and the boom years of henequen cultivation during the late 19th and early 20th century.

Hacienda Yaxcopoil was once considered one of the most important rural estates in the Yucatan due to its size and magnificence. It covered about 22,000 acres of land at the time of its greatest splendor, operating first as a cattle ranch and later as a henequen plantation.”

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