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Address: Costera Sur Highway, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
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Lots of Souvenirs and Very Ligttle Ruins

The only ruins you will find here is one building that used to be the main temple. It's approximately 1500 years old per the dressed up Mayan standing near the outskirts of the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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San Diego, California
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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The only ruins you will find here is one building that used to be the main temple. It's approximately 1500 years old per the dressed up Mayan standing near the outskirts of the temple ruins. I must have been bombarded by I don't know how many merchants trying to sell you their souvenir wares. It was a quick stop and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you don't have the time to get to Chichen Itza on the mainland but wanted to learn a little about Mayan history, you can take a tour here and never leave the island! Make sure to pack water, a hat and sunscreen.

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Tahlequah, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a colorful little village and I found the history interesting. However, there are many souvenir vendors and most are aggressive. One called me a cheapskate! If you're looking for jewelry, have an idea of what you can get a similar quality item for at home. I wouldn't pay $50 for earrings I can buy at home for $15.

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Thank Lisa S
Fort Worth, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

El Cedral is an adorable little village in the jungle, only15 minutes from San Miguel. The first Catholic Mass was held here and the little church still stands, right next to a few remaining Mayan ruins. This is a great place to do some tequila tasting and get some souvenirs, but bring pesos and put on your bargaining hat.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

We rented jeeps and drove into this town as some locals told us there was good shopping. As we entered the town we noticed we were the only car driving around. The ppl selling things were basically running after us trying to get us to stop and buy from them. Needless to say we left as we felt we were... More 

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Bridger, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

We rented a car and toured the island. Stopped at El Cedral and did some shopping, nice people and of the main drag. 2014 we did the trip to the cenote and drove off road dune buggies, great for the jungle adventure but not for the week of heart. Got totally muddy and the boys mother was not a happy... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

Cute little town with a small Mayan ruin, also several shops to purchase souvenirs. I was told that on May 3rd there is a large celebration.

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The Woodlands, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

Great little stop that includes the original Mayan "temple", the newer catholic church, and Mayan village. Also great Tequila tasting here - strongly recommend it. Super cool little place to stop - I would do it again.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

Man dressed as Warrior outside for pictures. Several places to shop Easy drive from town Wheelchair accessible

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El Paso, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

It sits somewhat inside the jungle part of Cozumel, has a big plaza with a straw covered roof. A beautiful church is at the center and a small historic chapel sits at it's side. There are a few vendors there and they have a nice jewelry store and they even show you how they process the beautiful stones like black... More 

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