Cozumel Sights

El Cedral

  • Archaeological Site/Ruins

Published 08/21/2015

Fodor's Review

Spanish explorers discovered this site—once the hub of Mayan life on Cozumel—in 1518, and in 1847 it became the island's first official city. Today it's a farming community with small, well-tended houses and gardens. Conquistadores tore down much of the Mayan temple, so there's little in the way of actual ruins apart from one small stone arch; if you're in the market for souvenirs, however, vendors around the main plaza display embroidered blouses and hammocks.

Sight Information

Address:

off Carretera Sur, Cozumel, Quintana Roo, 77600, Mexico

Phone:

/No phone

Sight Details:

  • Free

Published 08/21/2015

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