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El Cedral

Costera Sur Highway, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
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Ranked #55 of 87 attractions in Cozumel
Type: Ancient Ruins
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Cozumel, Mexico
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

I love this village, I go there frequently. It is charming, colorful, great photo ops and the history is very interesting. Wait until you see the houses!!!! So magical.

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Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan
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61 reviews 61 reviews
20 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

This was a nice area & not crowded at all. The ruins of Cozumel are not large like ones on the mainland but they are considered to be of more importance. El Cedral was worth our time and visiting the church as nice too! I purchased some earrings from a jewler there and wish I had more info from him... More

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Ladysmith, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012

If you want a show, you should dine here. The sexy-coffee is their most visual dish. The steak & lobster is great (if you've had enough of the usual mexican fare). Very professional waiters and awesome margs.

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Cassville, Missouri
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2012

My husband and I have been to Cozumel numerous of times on vacation. A few years ago we rented a car and visited El Cedral. On our way in I noticed a little guard shack a long the way. When we were leaving, we were motioned by the guard to pull over. He acted like he didn't speak any English... More

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New York City, New York
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91 reviews 91 reviews
16 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2012

We visited the festival at Cedral. This festival is primarially a "locals" event, but is definately worth the trip if it is on when you are there. The festival includes bull fights with top Matadors from Spain, horse races and lost of real, local foods and beverages. Because it's a "locals" festival, it does not suffer from the sticker shock... More

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Sarasota, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2012

If you want to wander around an old (but not ancient) development -- unpaved road; residents may not have the resources for air-condition and modern niceties, this place will satisfy your curiosity. There's not a lot of cars / traffic -- if that's what 'old town' is all about. Other than that, I personally don't any stand-outs.

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2012

Found El Cedral one day while out riding the island. Found the locals in the the stores very friendly and not to pushy like you find in the main plaza of San Miguel.

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London, United Kingdom
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131 reviews 131 reviews
34 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2012

We called by this little village with some local friends. There were some shops/stalls and we were invited by "the last Mayan" to take his picture. We never saw the Mayan ruin! Though not a lot to see it is a friendly place and worth a trip as it's not far from the main town and you can call in... More

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Cozumel, Mexico
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2012

I live in Cozumel - My husband drove me through El Cedral and I thought it was beautiful. We drove around - We enjoyed the lands beauty!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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87 reviews 87 reviews
37 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2012

This place is nothing to write home about. Go to san gervasio, its much better and has better ruins,

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