I enjoy walking down Madero Street to the Aqueduct. The fountain and park there are beautiful. It is a great place for people watching.
Incredibly preserved aqueduct. Very accesible for detailed view and photos. Ask where it starts and follow it all the way down to the stunning colonial style downtown of Morelia. A must see.
Walk from the Tarascan Fountain to the Sanctuary of Our Lady Guadalupe Church. December 12th is the annual celebration of Our Lady of Guadalupe which includes a procession along this pedestrian only avenue. It is a lovely stroll with large shade trees and old mansions which are now restored to house museums, offices and schools. It is just more example... More
The Aqueduct was a very pleasant surprise. I expected to see something in ruins which would be located somewhere at the edge of the city but it was far from that. The walk around the Aqueduct takes you to park area, interesting churches and by stately old homes. Wonderful!
The construction of this aqueduct started in 1549 and its lenght is of 1,700 meters with 253 arches. It has been renovated several times, last one was made in 1998.
Quoting history as we heard it: The aqueduct was built at a time of drought. The people were angry about the lack of work and dry farms and were probably about to rebel, when the Spanish rulers figured out that an aqueduct would solve all their problems - it gave employment to a lot of people and brought much needed... More
The Acueducto blinds in so charmingly with the rest of Morelia, quietly making its way above the street to vanish quietly into the streets. Very pretty walk and a nice site. A picturesque walkway runs parallel with it and ends into a beautiful Marketplace ( may be seasonal) and a gorgeous church. Walking distance from the cathedral so don't miss... More
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