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 thought miss more information in each ruin, the path between them is stony or muddy, but still worth a visit. Of all the archaeological sites that met in Mexico, this was the least interesting.
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  • Of the 3 ruins San Gervasio is the only one really worth a visit. If you can go without renting a car it will save you a bundle and the headache of car return. 
  • We had a tour guide by the name of Nacho. He was amazing and gave us so much background information. It was fantastic. I would do this again with him on a longer tour of the entire location. We went o...  more »