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Plaza Central

Parque Benito Juarez & Av. Rafael Melgar, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
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Ranked #48 of 87 attractions in Cozumel
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Wilmington, Massachusetts
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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

There is always something going on on this plaza. Peddlers with jewelry, street vendors with water, hats, sandals. There was a guy throwing knives and another one break dancing. You can get henna tattoo for $5 (or more depending how complicated it is). Plenty of bars to stop by for a cold cerveza or a snack. One can seat and... More

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Seneca, South Carolina
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12 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

We lived the Plaza Central. So many things to see and do. The shops carry the same thing over and over. We came across some very aggressive salespeople. But the produce and food carts were great! Definitely a must!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Our first stop in four in the Carnival cruise of the western Carribean. Lots of shops to see. The prices are very reasonable.

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Waterloo, Iowa
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

We love to visit the central square on Sunday night. There is usually live music and dancing. If you really want to immerse yourself in all that the island has to offer this is a must do. The locals are dressed in their Sunday best and the whole family is out enjoying the festive atmosphere in the square. Everyone is... More

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Romeo, Michigan
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40 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

We visited the plaza after a tour on the island while waiting for the ferry on the San Miguel pier. This is the stop for the cruise ships so beware of huge early afternoon crowds as 2 or 3 a day come through the port. We were constantly pitched for sales at just about every shop. I understand they have... More

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Whitmore Lake, Michigan
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68 reviews 68 reviews
20 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

Really feel it has been over run by pushy sales people. Just go to Los Cincol Soles and avoid all of it

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Chicago, Illinois
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2012

It's fun in the evening, after the cruise boats have left. There's almost always something going on...music, performances, etc. Especially Sunday nights.

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