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15 Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Cancun, Mexico to Enjoy

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15 Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Cancun, Mexico to Enjoy

Introduction - Whether you're looking for adventure, culture, relaxation, or romance, you'll find it in Cancun, and this list of famous attractions...

 

El Rey Archaeological Zone

Attraction 1 - Head to El Rey Archaeological Zone if you're looking for Mayan cultural heritage or historical sites in Cancun without leaving...

 
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Cancun Scenic Tower

Attraction 2 - The Scenic Tower in Xcaret Park, also known as Torre Escenica in Spanish, gives breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea...

 
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Cancun Underwater Museum

Attraction 3 - The floor of the Caribbean Sea has been transformed into a canvas for the fascinating Cancun Underwater Museum. The installations...

 

Isla Contoy

Attraction 4 - Isla Contoy is uninhabited by humans and has been protected by the Mexican government since 1961. It's an important preserve...

 

Tulum Archaeological Zone

Attraction 5 - Perhaps the most famous of the historical landmarks in Cancun and Quintana Roo is the Tulum Mayan Ruins. A short...

 

Isla Mujeres

Attraction 6 - Just across Bahia de Mujeres (Bay of Women) from Cancun lies Isla Mujeres (Island of Women). Both the bay and...

 

San Miguelito Archeological Site

Attraction 7 - The San Miguelito Ruins are located right next to the Mayan Museum of Cancun. The Mayan name has been lost...

 

Archaeological Zone of Kohunlich

Attraction 8 - A visit to Centro Ceremonial Kohunlich in southern Quintana Roo makes an excellent overnight trip from Cancun. This pre-Columbian Mayan...

 

Cozumel

Attraction 9 - Cozumel Island is one of the most visited ports for Caribbean cruise ships. As a port of call, there are...

 

Punta Cancun Lighthouse

Attraction 10 - Cancun, Mexico landmarks are famously photogenic, but this favorite of locals and tourists is especially beautiful and a great spot...

 

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