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in the Best Attractions from Pátzcuaro
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Our Lady of Health Basilica
This 16th-century building houses the remains of Don Vasco de Quiroga and the figure of the Virgin of Health that was molded in corn cane paste.
- Arciga esq. Benigno Serrato, in the Garden of the Basilica
Temple and College of the Company of Jesus
Former cathedral seat, this 17th-century building is now the House of Culture.
- Enseñanza esq. Alcantarilla
Janitzio (Lake Islands)
On Janitzio is a huge Statue of Jose Maria Morelos, a hero of the Mexican Independence War. The statue itself houses 52 murals. The restaurants on this island, famous for their white fish, Blanco de Patzcuaro, are also a popular attraction.
- Located in the Lake Patzcuaro
House of the Eleven Courtyards
This Baroque building dates back to the 17th century. Woven products, lacquer, and other arts and crafts are sold on site.
- Madrigal de las Flores s/n
Nevería La Pacanda
Located in Portales, offers over 45 flavors, the most popular pulp is snow.(+52-434) 342-0752
- Open daily, from 10 to 20:30 hrs.
- Portal Hidalgo s/n
- Opposite the Hotel Los Escudos
You know the chocolate making process, from preparation of cocoa to get the different finished products, as well as a cup of chocolate taste bitter or sweet.(+52-434) 342-5607
- Enseñanza No. 38
The Museum of Popular Arts and Industries
This museum houses a large collection of Michoacan arts and crafts, including maque lacquer. The floor, which is made of bones of animals and flagstone, is the most outstanding feature of this building.(+52-434) 342-1029|web page
- Adults $37 ()
- Open Tue through Fri, from 9 to 18 hrs., Sat and Sun, 10 to 19 hrs. Closed Mondays
- Arciga esq. Alcantarilla
This archaeological site is famous for its wheat-straw crafts and its Pre-Hispanic buildings known as yacatas.
- Located 17 km (10.5 miles) of Patzcuaro, on the shores of the lake.
Santiago Apostol Temple of Tupataro
Agustina Chapel XVI century. Stands the altar and ceiling with coffered eighteenth century painted by indigenous artists, considered the Sistine Chapel of Michoacán.
- Located in Tupátaro, 18 km (11 miles) east of the City.
- In the direction to Morelia, at kilometer 40 take the road on the right