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Address: Costera Sur Highway, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
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$70*
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Ancient ruins

We stopped by here during a driving tour of the island. There is tiny little pile of rocks that are the ruins, a old church from the 17th century (the first built on the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

A tourist trap like no other. The guide made no effort to hide the fact you are taken there to buy their goods and offered no clear purpose of what we suppose to see.

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Haslet, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We arrived at this little village in a tour bus/van and were surprised at the prices compared to those in San Miguel. The villagers were very welcoming and we visited a very small shop that worked the black corral. They were very reasonable. There are plenty of Mexican Cokes around as well. Pick up all your Mexican souvenirs here!

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Butler
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17 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We stopped by here during a driving tour of the island. There is tiny little pile of rocks that are the ruins, a old church from the 17th century (the first built on the island), and some local tiends (shops). not much to see, same trinkets you find everywere, but kind of a cool experience.

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South Haven, Michigan
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Such a cute, authentic little village. We "cruised" through the village a couple different times throughout our stay as it was just so inviting. We loved the small, "homey" vibe that it presented. While in there we tasted some great tequila at one of the shops and bought some great souvenirs to bring home for a lot cheaper than buying... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

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

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
22 helpful votes 22 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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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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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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6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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