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Xihuacan Museum and Archeological Site

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Address: La Chole, Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
Phone Number: 522222222222
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Something you dont see everyday!

This was a cool tour to me! The tour guides were amazing! Very knowledgeable. Sad that the government has to much other stuff to worry about then uncover this whole site!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Carmichael, California
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Carmichael, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a cool tour to me! The tour guides were amazing! Very knowledgeable. Sad that the government has to much other stuff to worry about then uncover this whole site!

Thank 1015Driver
Langley City, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hooked up with a driver who took us to the archeaology sit south of Zihuatanejo. Very interesting, the museum was grest and the areas being uncovered were very interesting. I wasn't aware that there were ancient ruins on the west coast of Mexico. Very interesting and the museum was really informative.

Thank RobCurrie
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

In our group we had a total of 8 people we got picked up from our hotel by a gentlemen named Luis. From the get go he made us feel very comfortable he spoke English very well. The tour guide Luis had so much knowledge he was very thorough and answered all of our questions. We were so happy to... More 

Thank Flor L
Overland Park, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

All of the exhibit texts are in Spanish, but very helpful in understanding the layouts, and artifacts. Makes sense of what you are seeing. And the local people are helpful in understanding the context.

Zihuatanejo, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

This may not be as impressive as other archaelogical sites in Mexico but its history is fascinating and its importance can be compared to other great sites. The only civilization that built clay pyramids! I love to go to this place everytime I have the chance. I love the museum, the food in the local restaurants, the tobbacco plantations and... More 

Thank Yaria R
Washington State
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Small place with six rooms of exhibit. A nice brochure is in English. Location is very convenient to anyone visiting the Playa Principal.

Thank QuilterSheila
McKinney, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

The trip out and back were good. The road site restaurant had wonderful food. The tour of the sacred grounds was like a hick in the woods and there was really nothing to see. The museum was really interesting. The actual site was disappointing because instead of being real ruins, it was cement replicas of ruins. Since we have seen... More 

Thank Beanniemom54
Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

The archelogical history of the are is fascinating. Well worth the trip to see the museum and ruins. On the down side, the information on the museum displays are only in Spanish, and the tour guides could use some tune up on their English.

Thank Douglas L G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

What a great experience and our tour guide was so knowledgeable and friendly the Ste was a sight to behold and the museum was also great!

Thank Jennie S
Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

Our tour guide "Pablo" picked us up at our resort at 9am . There was only one other couple and the van was very comfortable. He first drove us to the museum and looked at the unearthed artifacts there. We then went to the sites and had a backround of what we were looking at from his detailed history lesson.This... More 

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