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All reviews ice cream pasta people watch beautiful square magical place elote in town carnitas huge trees nice lighting central mexico main square street vendors shops and restaurants local vendors across the street early in the morning
There are shops, cafes, hotels and a large park like square. One can sit in in a sidewalk cafe and have a drink or a hot chocolate and people watch or have a fine meal in one of the many hotels. At Christmas time they...More
Pátzcuaro is located in the center of the state of Michoacan, is known worldwide as a colonial tourist destination and for being located next to the Patzcuaro Lake, also Pátzcuaro is a magic town. In Pátzcuaro people can do many things like visiting the “Basilica...More
This is the main square in town-the Plaza Grande. It's chock block bars, restaurants, and stores with several hotels to boot. There's always something going on in the middle-particularly on weekends. I saw vendors, pony rides, balloons, music, and lots of people to watch. You...More
The plaza is extra large, and lined with huge trees which gives it lots of shade. The plaza is very open and green if you like that. It is the center of town so nearly always busy with people. Quite interesting.
There are fantastic artisanal shops surrounding this wonderful deeply authentic Mexican town square. The quality of work was NOT reflected in the prices - it was a fantastic shopping experience - to haggle over price would have been greedy.
This town is easy to enjoy. It’s a market town with a heart. Just a couple main streets full of good shops, a continuous street market, and a clean,colorful plaza with a super good restaurant. Carnitas vendors line the street in front of the plaza,...More
This is the center of downtown Patzcuaro and the home of the iconic fountain with a statue of a very important character in the history of Michoacan, Vasco de Quiroga. He was a man who came from Spain around 1530’s and helped organizing the towns...More
Like all Mexican towns Patzcuaro has a central plaza. This one is quite large considering the size of the town. It is also very clean and well maintained with lots of trees to provide for a cool place to rest on a hot day.
Plaza Vasco de Quiroga ("Plaza Grande" to the locals) is marvelous! The tall shade trees are incredible, as are the centuries old buildings containing the city hall, shops and restaurants that surround the plaza. You can spend several hours just savoring the sights. Any visit...More