El Cedral ruin in Cozumel, Mexico
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member trekkerz
N 20° 22.002 W 086° 59.617
16Q E 500666 N 2252061
Quick Description: The El Cedral ruin (not a large ruin) is located in the old city of El Cedral. An easy visit if you're on a scooter, rent a Jeep or other vehicle, or take a taxi. Easily able to do this one on a cruise if you grab a scooter for about $25 to $35!
Location: Mexico
Date Posted: 2/18/2007 3:10:59 PM
Waymark Code: WM182B
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member chstress53
Views: 62

Long Description:
Little archaeological evidence is still visible today of El Cedral's past glory because much of the temple was destroyed by conquistadors. By the turn of the last century, the site was uninhabited. However, at one time, this quaint village and ruins comprised the largest settlement in Cozumel.

It was here that people worshipped and placed offerings for the gods before the new settlers eventually built a church at the site. It is said to be the oldest Mayan structure on the island.

You can get there by taking the main highway south from San Miguel to a large arched entry. There are several craft shops with a variety of Mexican souvenirs. Admission is free.

Price of Admission: Not Listed

Weekday Hours: Not listed

Weekend Hours: Not listed

Roadside Attractions Website: Not listed

Location Website: Not listed

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