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Central Plaza

All around the Plaza at Easter, there were tents set up for the Artisans to sell their products... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Chuck A
Maple Valley, Washington, United States

Great place to relax during the day but at night it comes to life with the local vendors and the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Palemon L
Guadalajara, Mexico
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The larger of the two major downtown plazas in Patzcuaro.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good24%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“ice cream” (15 reviews)
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Centro, Patzcuaro 61600, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Palemon L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Come in to town this place is center of town. Park the car walk around see artwork get ice cream enjoy history of building around !! Very nice!

Thank Wasabi1829
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Right in the heart of Pátzcuaro is this place where you can see the typical dance of "the aged ones" or "Los viejitos", eating a delicious ice cream of a variety of flavors.

Thank Cinthya Y
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Don't be shy - savor the ice creams from the stands on the arcade. Lovely spot to stroll and people watch.

Thank nnmartinez
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