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El Cedral

Address: Costera Sur Highway, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
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Ranked #87 of 141 things to do in Cozumel
Type: Ancient ruins, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Ancient ruins, Sights & Landmarks
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Stopped here as part of a tour off a Princess Cruise. Lots of vendors who loved bartering, which we don't. Minimal ruins,

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New England
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Don't waste your time. A tourist trap of the first order. The ruin itself is very tiny. There are many vendors which cater to the tourists. You wander around here, trying to find the ruin, amongst all of the modern buildings, not sure where you're supposed to go - it's laughable.

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Winchester, Virginia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Very friendly little town with a little Myan Ruin and some wonderful shops. All the locals treated us like family and we enjoyed our visit

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Vancouver
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219 attraction reviews
308 helpful votes 308 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

This attraction was a stop on a ship's excursion. Our tour guide explained the significance of the site and the ruins. The arched building was used as a place by the Mayans to cleanse their body, mind, and spirit before taking part in a fertility ceremony. We really needed a guide to explain what we were looking at as there... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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120 attraction reviews
194 helpful votes 194 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

I stopped here as a part of my 4 hour island tour. I went in the Tequila museum and tried several types of tequila, all good I might add and received a lesson the making and history of tequila in Mexico. However, after we were done with the tour, they asked us to buy some of the most expensive tequila... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

A church built on top of what used to be a mayan shrine. A 20ftx20ft mini pyramid next to the church and two blocks of overpriced pushy vendors.

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Texas
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64 reviews 64 reviews
22 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

We went here with our Jeep excursion and I wasn't impressed with what we saw. There was hardly anyone there. More of a deserted area. A couple of people trying to sell souvenirs and a couple of mexicans standing outside of the tequila hacienda place. Our guide told us a bit of history about the place. We took a picture... More 

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Waukegan, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Not quite the historical site we were expecting. Felt like a tourist trap. The site lacked historical markers or information. Kinda had that "is this it" feeling.

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Clarksville, Tennessee
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186 helpful votes 186 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

This was not one of our memorable stops and I had to think about and review what we saw. My husband is a professional photographer so he is always looking for photo ops. The historical church was nice to photograph but it was closed and no one was around to give us the history. This is a very small village... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

It was a charming village. We shopped there and got some good deals on things. I think I actually bought more there than anywhere else, the deals were just good. The people were friendly, but like most of these areas they are pushy. It is just something to expect. The church was neat. I wish they had more history on... More 

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