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Santa Clara del Cobre

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Address: Patzcuaro 61800, Mexico
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Town known for its copper craftsmanship.

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the real Mexico

we went to to Santa Clara del Cobre to buy some souvenirs to bring to family and friends this place is like a open market which you can buy all type of items from leather to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Lisbon, Portugal
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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

we went to to Santa Clara del Cobre to buy some souvenirs to bring to family and friends this place is like a open market which you can buy all type of items from leather to metal at a very economic price i should mention that this items are hand made and really good with 200 Euro you can buy... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived on a Sunday. The zocola was packed with Mexican families and vendors selling everything from copper sinks to sombreros. We had a light lunch at a restaurant on the plaza and ended up buying two copper sinks for future projects. Worth a visit!

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San Antonio, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

If you like anything copper you will rate this town with a 5 , it is nice and it has its history, not too big but nice for a quick visit.

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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

It is definitely a great place to visit for a few hours. Start with their museum, which will give you an idea of what they are doing, and then go to a couple of workshops to actually see the artists working. It is definitely worth buying their copper pots and pans since they are very well done and 7th the... More 

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New Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Authentic Mexican town with great industry of anything copper. I have one of their copper sinks...unique addition

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Clovis, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

I have visited Sta Clara over 2 dozen times over the past 15 years and I am always happy to walk around and browse. The copper handiworks are amazing (most are made local) and I have acquired a fair amount of kitchen items over the years. From small toys to full size, solid copper bathtubs and fountains, there is something... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

My family owns hotels around the country and we have one in Patzcuaro. I've been visiting Patzcuaro for as long as I can remember. Santa Clara del cobre is an OBLIGATED visit for all foreigners and nationals alike. The copper factories show you how their artisans "work" their magic with copper. Mostly they use old copper cables used for telephone... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Its one of Mexico's magical towns and it has lot stores where mostly everything is made of copper.You will love it

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El Paso, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

One of my many magic town that I visited during my June 2016; 19 day visit throughout Mexico. This town's gift to humanity is the Workmanship of the Copper. wonderful experience. Must visit a local copper shop.

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Davilla, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

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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