We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Tarascas Fountain

Certificate of Excellence
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Morelia, Mexico
Website
Description:

This fountain, featuring sculptures of three women holding fruit toward the...

This fountain, featuring sculptures of three women holding fruit toward the sky, is a popular city landmark.

read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 273 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 16
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Lovely fountain

A small park, a nice fountain that represents the Purepecha women a beautiful place to walking by and spend some time just enjoying the place.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Leticia R
,
Morelia, Mexico
Add Photo Write a Review

273 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 50: English reviews
Morelia, Mexico
Level Contributor
11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A small park, a nice fountain that represents the Purepecha women a beautiful place to walking by and spend some time just enjoying the place.

Helpful?
Thank Leticia R
A TripAdvisor Member
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2017 via mobile

Is a good place to visit, but don't plan a full day at it because if on a very traffic Avenue. There are good stores and restaurants around so you can just plan a dinner and enjoy the view of the roundabout.

Helpful?
Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Mannheim, Germany
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

It's a nice thing to check off the list of things to see in Morelia. However it doesn't require a lot of time and you will be done in 10 minutes. Put it in as a quick stop along your way through the city

Helpful?
Thank Mannhighmer
Tampa, Florida
Level Contributor
139 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016

Lovely fountain of Tarrascan Indians holding up baskets of fruits and crops from the region next to the aqueduct.

Helpful?
Thank DocAndyHouston
Level Contributor
43 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016 via mobile

The Fontaine is meddle of busy street intersection you can see from the park across the road. Park is next to aqueduct ,

Helpful?
Thank Wasabi1829
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Level Contributor
238 reviews
82 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016

This fountain is situated between the town centre and the hotel were I was staying so I saw it often. It represents 3 purepecha women carying a plaat of food. You can appreciate the purepechas by visiting Tzintzuntzan (the archeological site) which is not too far from Morelia on your way to Uruapan.

Helpful?
Thank Yves D
Level Contributor
109 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

This place means the fertility and the beauty of this state. Each woman means one of the capitals michoacan have had during its existence. It's a beauty place around also

Helpful?
Thank Moni Moni M
Holland, MI
Level Contributor
50 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2016

The Tarascas Fountain are a great starting point to check out either the Aqueduct or Downtown. Downside is that the current sculpture is a "knock-off" as the original one is rumored to have been stolen and its sitting at a estate in Spain.

Helpful?
Thank rod48533
Morelia
Level Contributor
46 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016

This fountain is a landmark that connects the Centro, with other parts of Morelia... Parks and Squares surround the area, where people watching is a weekend activity...

Helpful?
Thank Cruiserpro99
Morelia, Mexico
Level Contributor
29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2016

At the villalongin Square, at one side of this fountain, is where lots of couples meet and lots of friends gather to go somewhere else, at sundays there is a Cycling event and races and the Madero Ave. in which this fountain is, closes from 8 to 1 pm its car circulation. Its a nice day to have a walk... More 

Helpful?
Thank Leo_Arias

Travelers who viewed Tarascas Fountain also viewed

 

Been to Tarascas Fountain? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Tarascas Fountain staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?