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.
Review Highlights
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
ziggyworld
,
Lisbon, Portugal
Off the Charts Interesting

Where else can you see a whole town devoted to copper (and silver)? There are copper items of all... read more

Reviewed September 8, 2018
james p
,
Petaluma, California
Read all 314 reviews
200
All photos (200)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“copper museum”(14 reviews)
“copper items”(10 reviews)
“shops selling”(3 reviews)
About
Town known for its copper craftsmanship.
Contact
Patzcuaro 61800, Mexico
Improve This Listing
Reviews (314)
Filter reviews
120 results
Traveler rating
79
32
8
1
0
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
79
32
8
1
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews copper museum copper items shops selling small town award winning mexican town day trip nice plaza all sorts products demonstration sinks pots hand mexico earrings art
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 120 reviews
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
Thank ziggyworld
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
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
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
Thank Lilirogz
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
1  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
3  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
1  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
Thank jackietrehorn
Reviewed March 21, 2018

Copper everywhere. We were able to get a demonstration on how the copper is processed. There was so much to choose from. I have never seen so many beautiful copper items.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank lydboss749
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 31 nearby hotels
Hotel Turinjandi
19 reviews
1.37 miles away
Gran Hotel
50 reviews
7.00 miles away
Los Escudos
35 reviews
7.21 miles away
La Siranda
40 reviews
7.55 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 61 nearby restaurants
el portal
16 reviews
.01 miles away
el Patio restaurant
223 reviews
7.67 miles away
Miralago Restaurant
19 reviews
6.84 miles away
Lupita
246 reviews
7.74 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 17 nearby attractions
Church of Our Virgin of Health (Basilica de Nuestra Senora de la Salud)
160 reviews
9.69 miles away
Museo Antiguo Convento Franciscano De Santa Ana de Tzintzuntzan
72 reviews
15.75 miles away
Artesanias de Quiroga
48 reviews
19.43 miles away
El Viejo Almacen
8 reviews
.01 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
lenox862
November 18, 2015|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
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
0
Votes