The island of Cozumel is one of the major destination in Riviera Maya. It is locatated a few nautical miles from Playa del Carmen, where you will arrive in just 40 minutes thanks to the the ferries’ service that depart from this point in Riviera Maya. There are a great variety of activities that allow you to enjoy the freshness and the beautiful places that hides in its landscapes in Cozumel.
Cozumel is not only one of the best places in Riviera Maya for this type of activities, but it can also be a good place where to learn about Mexican culture, both related to the rich history and tradition prior to the arrival of the Spaniards as to the one that was born after and even today. All of this is in the Park Discover Mexico Park, where you can see various monuments and emblematic buildings of the country in scale reproductions.
Discover Mexico Park of Cozumel houses a collection of reproductions of buildings and monuments of the country gathered in a single space.
Discover Mexico Park is located 11 kilometres to the South of San Miguel, and it is possible to enjoy all its attractions throughout the day, although obviously, shopping and food are not included in the price. The entrance allows you to visit the reproductions of buildings and monuments in Mexico. Among them you can see the pyramid of Chichen Itza, the Tulum one and other great buildings of all ages lived in Mexico.
The Folk Art Museum contains a large collection of handicraft from various areas of Mexico. These pieces include pieces of ceramics, colorful fabrics and figures carved in wood, among other works of art of the Mexican tradition.
You can also enjoy a projection in four simultaneous displays, which project a documentary about Mexican culture and provide the visitor with a closer look at their culture. In the restaurant you can see how tasty tortillas that are part of the Mexican cuisine are prepared. In addition, it is also possible to see how tequila is prepared and it can be enjoyed in the same Park.
The Discover Mexico Park is one of the most visited attractions in Cozumel and one of the most popular parks in Riviera Maya. The entrance to the Park is $ 20 for adults and $10 for children, although it may vary slightly because of the exchange.