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Plaza Vasco de Quiroga

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Address: Patzcuaro, Mexico
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The larger of the two major downtown plazas in Patzcuaro.

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The larger and more relaxed of Patzcuaro's two plazas. Great for people watching, jogging, Beautifully maintained.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The larger and more relaxed of Patzcuaro's two plazas. Great for people watching, jogging, Beautifully maintained.

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Davilla, Texas
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It had been several years since I had been to Santa Clara del Cobra and it had changed a great deal. When I visited with my wife several years ago it was on a Saturday. My daughters and I went on a Monday this time. It seemed more hustled and bustled, less clean and less hospitable. But we enjoyed ourselves.... More 

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houston, texas
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The square was full of families, vendors, dancers, and artists. A delightful mix of stores, festaurants, and impromptu entertainment.

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mexico city
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great Place to Enjoy a hot Esquite (mixed corn with Mayo, lime, cheese and Chile). After have an ice cream of Pasta from Erendira. If you like photos, just right after sunset there is great like for beautiful family pics. Walk around and have hot coco or coffee at Lillian's Coffees and enjoy a 2x1 Crepe. Nutella is my fav.... More 

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87 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I loved this place. The square is beatiful. Full of people and good stands in the weekend. But also you will find a lot of handcraft shop and one beautiful museum. I highly recommend to go there and enjoy the city. Since here there is no place to put the review of the museum of the city I want to... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice walk around patzcuaro, great to shop and eat something in its Portales, many places to pick from....hotels and restaurant all around the square.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Plaza is a lovely space to hang out and eat something yummy. They constantly have different groups of dancers performing "LA danza de los viejitos" And it's a good place to just spend a relaxing afternoon. It's also beautifully lit at night.

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Spring, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

I visited this place a few years ago, and I was there last september. The place is great! This plaza is one of the three plazas in the city that are a walking distance from each other. Here at Plaza Vasco de Quiroga I enjoyed seeing local artists selling their paintings and I also liked seeing the ancient folcklore dance... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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62 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Patzcuaro is really a magic place, it is really more a rural and typical mexican center. Live is calm and food is really good. Highly recommendable for a relaxing weekend.

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Thank Dieter H
Los Angeles, California
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Quiroga is known throughout Mexico for its Carnitas, Estilo Michoacan. There is no corner you turn without encountering food and locally produced sweets and candy. The main road through the town will lead you to the main plaza where you will see a street lined up with Carnitas carts, leathe goods, candy shops, chocolate shops, coffee shops and LIME ICE... More 

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