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The Beating Heart of Patzquaro

The square is a magnet for everybody in town. We were there over Christmas and it was packed with... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Randy S
Portland, Oregon
via mobile
A magical place!

You need to visit Patzcuaro and eat an corn, ice cream, enchiladas, all here is delicious and... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2017
Mexico City, Mexico
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The larger of the two major downtown plazas in Patzcuaro.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Centro, Patzcuaro 61600, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The square is a magnet for everybody in town. We were there over Christmas and it was packed with giant straw figures of regions in Michoacan. Lots of vendors, kids, music, and families promenading in the evening. Best spot in town to experience small town...More

Thank Randy S
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

You need to visit Patzcuaro and eat an corn, ice cream, enchiladas, all here is delicious and wonderful!

Thank urbanulmex
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Large and beautiful plaza enjoyed at all times of day and night. The highlight of a visit to Patzcuaro without doubt!

Thank Asia1
Reviewed 17 November 2017

All around the Plaza at Easter, there were tents set up for the Artisans to sell their products. One block away at a smaller Plaza, the native women were making a sweet bread wrapped in corn husks. Very tasty and unique.

Thank Chuck A
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Great place to relax during the day but at night it comes to life with the local vendors and the inhabitants strolling through the streets. We were there when the day of the dead celebrations took place and the plaza was nicely decorated and made...More

1  Thank Palemon L
Reviewed 1 November 2017

I was here the week of Los Muertos and they had entertainment every night, starting before sunset. They had some great bands and traditional dancers. Plus, of course, lots of vendors with food, clothes, ornaments, you name it. The plaza was more beautiful before they...More

Thank johnyoung22222
Reviewed 24 October 2017

The center of any city tells us about its legacy, its history and tradition, there is no place that reflects more the identity of this culture than that part. In this case, the main square of Patzcuaro is that magical place where people congregate, where...More

Reviewed 16 August 2017

It is very relaxing walking around this Plaza while eating one Nieve or Elotes! There is always something going on and the colonial architecture is just perfect : ) I highly recommend this place!

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 21 June 2017

We've seen many Mexican plazas, and Patzcuaro's is the prettiest! A dedicated army of cleaners keeps it tidy, as they obviously take great pride in it. Sunday nights are the liveliest, with families strolling and eating and often watching live entertainment.

Thank Homer007
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Beautiful large town square, always people strolling by, on weekends it is very busy with families out for visiting

Thank SES5311
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