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Our Second Visit

Santa Clara del Cobre is only about a 20 minute drive from Pátzcuaro and is an interesting drive... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Toronto, Canada
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Amazing village

We pass by in this village in the way to Morelia during a vacation time in Michoacan i like it so... read more

Reviewed October 31, 2018
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Town known for its copper craftsmanship.
Patzcuaro 61800, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Santa Clara del Cobre is only about a 20 minute drive from Pátzcuaro and is an interesting drive. The village is very small and there are not a lot of places to eat. It is MOST interesting to visit the workshops and if you like...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank georginar719
Reviewed October 31, 2018

We pass by in this village in the way to Morelia during a vacation time in Michoacan i like it so much that we decide to have lunch and dinner here and stay in their plaza central and make some shopping of handmade copper This...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Because of the building works along the main shopping streets and plaza we didn't see this town at its best. Was not straight forward catching a bus from Patzucura to Santa Clara as they do not leave from Patzucura market plaza but on the main...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Europeanonmove
Reviewed September 8, 2018

Where else can you see a whole town devoted to copper (and silver)? There are copper items of all description-from bath tubs and sinks to earrings and bracelets. The prices are excellent, and even though I have never polished anything in my life, I bought...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank james p
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

This is a very small town, considered a “Pueblo Mágico” of the state of Michoacan. It’s located just 20-30 minutes from Patzcuaro and I believe it’s worth the visit. There you can enjoy the different work of the artisans that have worked with copper for...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

Went here on a couple of occasions for half a day each time. You have to be interested in copper products to spend more time than that. It has a nice plaza which can be very quiet at times and bustling at other times. Not...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank PCinMexico
Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

We always go here while we visit Patzcuaro. The artisans are plentiful, products varied, and shops prolific. Little restaurant on the plaza is a good place for any meal.

Date of experience: March 2018
4  Thank ainslieearlk
Reviewed April 11, 2018

A beautiful little town with a remarkable history. I highly recommend the visit, the shopping here would require a truck if I live in Mexico.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank geoffs088
Reviewed April 2, 2018

Little gem tucked away in Michoacan with plenty of artisan delights. This town is true to it's name and offers the best in copper artistry items, mostly all handmade. Take a local with you if you plan to go to get the best prices. Food...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Luisa J
Reviewed March 27, 2018

If you apprecíate and respect craftsmanship, make the 30 min drive from Patzcuaro and walk around. Try to see a workshop (taller) if you can.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Response from MABeads30 | Reviewed this property |
I can't answer the part about driving there, but Santa Clara del Cobre is a sleepy little village and very safe. It is very close to Patzcuaro and easy to get there by cab. Make sure that you get to see the demonstration... More