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“Underwhelmed.”

San Miguel Church (Iglesia de San Miguel)
Ranked #42 of 158 things to do in Cozumel
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New Orleans
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120 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
“Underwhelmed.”
Reviewed March 7, 2014 via mobile

If you have never seen an old church before, this is a good place to start. All subsequent ones will seem spectacular by comparison.

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Rhodelia, Kentucky
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143 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
“An Accidental Gem...”
Reviewed May 27, 2013

While looking for a specific restaurant, visiting Cozumel for the day..I accidentally found this perfect little church, and was drawn inside. Had to stop for a moment to take in the quaint beauty. So peaceful. Didn't take pictures, it just didn't seem right at the moment. But it was enough for me and my own memory. Historical..a must see.

Visited May 2013
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Gainesville, Florida
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38 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“If you enjoy historical churches, is a nice place to stop. Pretty church with a serene feeling and some nice architecture.”
Reviewed August 13, 2012 via mobile

We stumbled on this church while looking for a bite to eat and some wifi. I love Old churches and stopped in to see this one. The architecture is very nice and the feeling is so calm inside. There are some very nice statues and plaques to see and read, and it never hurts to put in a small donation and pray for a safe trip! Overall, a nice break, a nice place to quietly sit and enjoy the surroundings, and close to cafes and things. Taxis are also parked next to here, so we hopped in one to get back to port. Price was very reasonable.

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10 Thank kitkatfl
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Brooklyn, New York
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62 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Pretty”
Reviewed July 13, 2012

We were walking around the town and stumbled upon this church. I didn't go in as I thought it would be rude to take pictures. But it looked like it has a lot of history.

Visited August 2011
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Dallas
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Typical Mexican Town Church”
Reviewed February 14, 2012

If yu're in historic downtown Cozumel, you have to walk into this church. The statue of St Michael the Archangel (patron saint of the island) is on display. Supposedly it was brought over by the Spanish in 1512±

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