Pátzcuaro is a charming colonial city high in the Sierra Madre mountains (altitude 7200 feet) about fifty miles west of Morelia.
It’s filled with historical architecture and shops with local colorful handicrafts .
Around the two town squares are classic arched facades. The Pátzcuaro area is well known for it’s rustic, carved wooden furniture and it’s colorful woven textiles, among many other crafts.
On Day of the Dead, Nov.1 and 2, and All Saints’ Day during Easter Week,
Pátzcuaro is host to particularly notable festivals involving colorful rituals and celebrations.

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