Morelia is the capital of the state of Michoacan, about 100 miles west of Mexico City.
It’s a historic city with more than 1000 colonial buildings and churches and
became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1991.
Morelia was officially founded on May 18, 1541 by the first viceroy of New Spain Antonio de Mendoza, as "City of Michoacán". It was inhabited by 50 Spanish noble families and by Purepecha Indians (brought from Patzcuaro and Tiripetio to serve the Spanish). In 1545, the name was changed to "Valladolid".

 

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Morelia is the capital of the
Morelia is the capital of the state of Michoacan, about 100 ...
Morelia is the capital of the
Morelia is the capital of the state of Michoacan, about 100 ...
Morelia is the capital of the
Morelia is the capital of the state of Michoacan, about 100 ...
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Morelia - music conservatory founded 1743...
Morelia is the capital of the
Morelia is the capital of the state of Michoacan, about 100 ...
Morelia - old bathing sinks
Morelia - old bathing sinks...
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Morelia - souvenir market...
Morelia is the capital of the
Morelia is the capital of the state of Michoacan, about 100 ...
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Morelia -decorative masks...
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Morelia - devotional pop art...
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Morelia - red rooster...
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Morelia -dragon and skelaton dolls...
Morelia - upscale 'colonial' restaurant
Morelia - upscale 'colonial' restaurant...
Morelia - beautiful university library, former
Morelia - beautiful university library, former church. This ...
Morelia - university public library
Morelia - university public library...
Morelia - historic central city
Morelia - historic central city...
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Morelia -vast library...
Morelia - beautiful university library, former
Morelia - beautiful university library, former church. This ...
Morelia -outside view of the university library
Morelia -outside view of the university library...
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Morelia - beautiful university library ceiling This baroque ...
Beautiful baroque cathedral Morelia is the capital
Beautiful baroque cathedral Morelia is the capital of the st...
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Morelia - cathedral...
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Morelia - baroque cathedral...
Morelia - beautiful baroque cathedral
Morelia - beautiful baroque cathedral...
Morelia - beautiful baroque cathedral
Morelia - beautiful baroque cathedral...
Morelia - beautiful baroque cathedral
Morelia - beautiful baroque cathedral...
Morelia -beautiful stonework
Morelia -beautiful stonework...
Mexico - Morelia City
Mexico - Morelia City...
Morelia -delicious food
Morelia -delicious food...
Beautiful baroque cathedral Morelia is
Beautiful baroque cathedral Morelia is the capital of the st...
Morelia is the capital
Morelia is the capital of the state of Michoacan, about 100 ...
Morelia - university library, former church. This
Morelia - university library, former church. This baroque bu...
Morelia - ciber cafe
Morelia - ciber cafe...
Morelia -colorful neighborhoods
Morelia -colorful neighborhoods...
Morelia - ancient aquaduct
Morelia - ancient aquaduct...
Morelia is the capital
Morelia is the capital of the state of Michoacan, about 100 ...
Morelia -beautiful masonry
Morelia -beautiful masonry...
Morelia is the capital
Morelia is the capital of the state of Michoacan, about 100 ...
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Morelia - Santuario de Guadalupe is one of the most serenely...
Morelia - Santuario de Guadalupe is
Morelia - Santuario de Guadalupe is one of the most serenely...
Morelia - Santuario de Guadalupe is
Morelia - Santuario de Guadalupe is one of the most serenely...
Morelia - Santuario de Guadalupe is
Morelia - Santuario de Guadalupe is one of the most serenely...
Morelia - Santuario de Guadalupe is
Morelia - Santuario de Guadalupe is one of the most serenely...
Morelia - Santuario de Guadalupe is
Morelia - Santuario de Guadalupe is one of the most serenely...
Morelia - Santuario de Guadalupe is
Morelia - Santuario de Guadalupe is one of the most serenely...
Morelia - Santuario de Guadalupe is
Morelia - Santuario de Guadalupe is one of the most serenely...
Morelia - horse rider
Morelia - horse rider...
Morelia - local festival
Morelia - local festival...
Morelia - local festival
Morelia - local festival...
Morelia - local festival
Morelia - local festival...
Morelia - local festival
Morelia - local festival...
Morelia - delicious desserts
Morelia - delicious desserts...
Morelia - Church Archway
Morelia - Church Archway...
Morelia - church fountain
Morelia - church fountain...
Morelia - church sanctuary
Morelia - church sanctuary...
Morelia is the capital
Morelia is the capital of the state of Michoacan, about 100 ...
Morelia - masonry detail
Morelia - masonry detail...
Morelia - courtyard walkway
Morelia - courtyard walkway...
Morelia - colorful entry hall
Morelia - colorful entry hall...
Morelia - view of courtyard
Morelia - view of courtyard...
Morelia - central plaza
Morelia - central plaza...
Morelia - festival del torito de petate
Morelia - festival del torito de petate...
Morelia - central plaza festival
Morelia - central plaza festival...
Morelia - baloon vendor
Morelia - baloon vendor...
Morelia - central plaza festival ornaments
Morelia - central plaza festival ornaments...
Morelia - central plaza festival ornaments
Morelia - central plaza festival ornaments...
Morelia - central plaza festival ornaments
Morelia - central plaza festival ornaments...
Morelia - central plaza
Morelia - central plaza...
Morelia - boy with festival ornaments
Morelia - boy with festival ornaments...
Morelia - beautiful stonework
Morelia - beautiful stonework...
Morelia - Baroque Palacio de Gobierno
Morelia - Baroque Palacio de Gobierno (Government Palace) bu...
Morelia - Baroque Palacio de Gobierno
Morelia - Baroque Palacio de Gobierno (Government Palace) bu...
Morelia - Baroque Palacio de Gobierno
Morelia - Baroque Palacio de Gobierno (Government Palace) bu...
Morelia - Baroque Palacio de Gobierno
Morelia - Baroque Palacio de Gobierno (Government Palace) bu...
Morelia - Baroque Palacio de Gobierno (Government Palace) built
Morelia - Baroque Palacio de Gobierno (Government Palace) bu...
Morelia - Baroque Palacio de Gobierno
Morelia - Baroque Palacio de Gobierno (Government Palace) bu...
Morelia - Baroque Palacio de Gobierno
Morelia - Baroque Palacio de Gobierno (Government Palace) bu...
Modern Morelia -Modern Morelia
Modern Morelia -Modern Morelia...
Morelia -good friends deserve bright colors
Morelia -good friends deserve bright colors...
Morelia is the capital of the
Morelia is the capital of the state of Michoacan, about 100 ...
Morelia is the capital of the
Morelia is the capital of the state of Michoacan, about 100 ...
Morelia is the capital of the
Morelia is the capital of the state of Michoacan, about 100 ...
Morelia - music conservatory founded 1743
Morelia - music conservatory founded 1743...
Morelia is the capital of the
Morelia is the capital of the state of Michoacan, about 100 ...
Morelia - old bathing sinks
Morelia - old bathing sinks...
Morelia - carved door detail
Morelia - carved door detail...
Morelia - souvenir market
Morelia - souvenir market...
Morelia is the capital of the
Morelia is the capital of the state of Michoacan, about 100 ...
Morelia -decorative masks
Morelia -decorative masks...
Morelia - devotional pop art
Morelia - devotional pop art...
Morelia - red rooster
Morelia - red rooster...
Morelia -dragon and skelaton dolls
Morelia -dragon and skelaton dolls...
Morelia - upscale 'colonial' restaurant
Morelia - upscale 'colonial' restaurant...
Morelia - beautiful university library, former
Morelia - beautiful university library, former church. This ...
Morelia - university public library
Morelia - university public library...
Morelia - historic central city
Morelia - historic central city...
Morelia -vast library
Morelia -vast library...
Morelia - beautiful university library, former
Morelia - beautiful university library, former church. This ...
Morelia -outside view of the university library
Morelia -outside view of the university library...
Morelia - beautiful university library ceiling This
Morelia - beautiful university library ceiling This baroque ...
Beautiful baroque cathedral Morelia is the capital
Beautiful baroque cathedral Morelia is the capital of the st...
Morelia - cathedral
Morelia - cathedral...
Morelia - baroque cathedral
Morelia - baroque cathedral...
Morelia - beautiful baroque cathedral
Morelia - beautiful baroque cathedral...
Morelia - beautiful baroque cathedral
Morelia - beautiful baroque cathedral...
Morelia - beautiful baroque cathedral
Morelia - beautiful baroque cathedral...
Morelia -beautiful stonework
Morelia -beautiful stonework...
Mexico - Morelia City
Mexico - Morelia City...
Morelia -delicious food
Morelia -delicious food...
Beautiful baroque cathedral Morelia is
Beautiful baroque cathedral Morelia is the capital of the st...
Morelia is the capital
Morelia is the capital of the state of Michoacan, about 100 ...
Morelia - university library, former church. This
Morelia - university library, former church. This baroque bu...
Morelia - ciber cafe
Morelia - ciber cafe...
Morelia -colorful neighborhoods
Morelia -colorful neighborhoods...
Morelia - ancient aquaduct
Morelia - ancient aquaduct...
Morelia is the capital
Morelia is the capital of the state of Michoacan, about 100 ...
Morelia -beautiful masonry
Morelia -beautiful masonry...
Morelia is the capital
Morelia is the capital of the state of Michoacan, about 100 ...
Morelia - Santuario de Guadalupe is
Morelia - Santuario de Guadalupe is one of the most serenely...
Morelia - Santuario de Guadalupe is
Morelia - Santuario de Guadalupe is one of the most serenely...
Morelia - Santuario de Guadalupe is
Morelia - Santuario de Guadalupe is one of the most serenely...
Morelia - Santuario de Guadalupe is
Morelia - Santuario de Guadalupe is one of the most serenely...
Morelia - Santuario de Guadalupe is
Morelia - Santuario de Guadalupe is one of the most serenely...
Morelia - Santuario de Guadalupe is
Morelia - Santuario de Guadalupe is one of the most serenely...
Morelia - Santuario de Guadalupe is
Morelia - Santuario de Guadalupe is one of the most serenely...
Morelia - Santuario de Guadalupe is
Morelia - Santuario de Guadalupe is one of the most serenely...
Morelia - horse rider
Morelia - horse rider...
Morelia - local festival
Morelia - local festival...
Morelia - local festival
Morelia - local festival...
Morelia - local festival
Morelia - local festival...
Morelia - local festival
Morelia - local festival...
Morelia - delicious desserts
Morelia - delicious desserts...
Morelia - Church Archway
Morelia - Church Archway...
Morelia - church fountain
Morelia - church fountain...
Morelia - church sanctuary
Morelia - church sanctuary...
Morelia is the capital
Morelia is the capital of the state of Michoacan, about 100 ...
Morelia - masonry detail
Morelia - masonry detail...
Morelia - courtyard walkway
Morelia - courtyard walkway...
Morelia - colorful entry hall
Morelia - colorful entry hall...
Morelia - view of courtyard
Morelia - view of courtyard...
Morelia - central plaza
Morelia - central plaza...
Morelia - festival del torito de petate
Morelia - festival del torito de petate...
Morelia - central plaza festival
Morelia - central plaza festival...
Morelia - baloon vendor
Morelia - baloon vendor...
Morelia - central plaza festival ornaments
Morelia - central plaza festival ornaments...
Morelia - central plaza festival ornaments
Morelia - central plaza festival ornaments...
Morelia - central plaza festival ornaments
Morelia - central plaza festival ornaments...
Morelia - central plaza
Morelia - central plaza...
Morelia - boy with festival ornaments
Morelia - boy with festival ornaments...
Morelia - beautiful stonework
Morelia - beautiful stonework...
Morelia - Baroque Palacio de Gobierno
Morelia - Baroque Palacio de Gobierno (Government Palace) bu...
Morelia - Baroque Palacio de Gobierno
Morelia - Baroque Palacio de Gobierno (Government Palace) bu...
Morelia - Baroque Palacio de Gobierno
Morelia - Baroque Palacio de Gobierno (Government Palace) bu...
Morelia - Baroque Palacio de Gobierno
Morelia - Baroque Palacio de Gobierno (Government Palace) bu...
Morelia - Baroque Palacio de Gobierno (Government Palace) built
Morelia - Baroque Palacio de Gobierno (Government Palace) bu...
Morelia - Baroque Palacio de Gobierno
Morelia - Baroque Palacio de Gobierno (Government Palace) bu...
Morelia - Baroque Palacio de Gobierno
Morelia - Baroque Palacio de Gobierno (Government Palace) bu...
Modern Morelia -Modern Morelia
Modern Morelia -Modern Morelia...
Morelia -good friends deserve bright colors
Morelia -good friends deserve bright colors...