San Gervasio Mayan Archaeological Site, Cozumel
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Follow in the footsteps of Mayan women, who were expected to make the pilgrimage to San Gervasio Mayan Archaeological Site at least once in their lifetime. An ancient reminder of the once-mighty Mayan civilization, the spiritual site was dedicated to the worship of a feminine god, Ix Chel, hence its importance to Mayan women. Consider taking a guided tour to fully appreciate the site's epic history, although information boards in English mean self-guided exploration can still prove rewarding. Look out for the site's resident iguanas, who like to bask in the sun. Bring your camera and sunscreen, and consider arriving early before it gets busy. To visit San Gervasio Mayan Archaeological Site and other attractions in Cozumel, use our Cozumel itinerary builder.
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  • I want to begin by calling out Mimi who was our travel guide for the day. This was a long day! 6 hours worth of exploring- but it was soooo worth it! If you are not interested in history and learning ...  more »
  • My friends and I stopped here on our quick tour of the island. It was the first time visiting for me. The place was clean and enjoyable for a one time visit. I thought it was odd that we were charged ...  more »
  • Great San Gervasio is an archaeological site of the pre-Columbian Maya civilization, located in the northern third of the island of Cozumel off the northeastern coast of the Yucat√°n Peninsula, in what...  more »