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Pátzcuaro is a large town and municipality located in the state of Michoacán. The town was founded sometime in the 1320’s, at first becoming the capital of the Tarascan state and later its ceremonial center. After the Spanish took over, Vasco de Quiroga worked to make Pátzcuaro the capital of the New Spain, province of Michoacán, but after his death, the capital would be moved to nearby Valladolid (today Morelia). Pátzcuaro has retained its colonial and indigenous character since then, and has been named both a “Pueblo Mágico” and one of the 100 Historic World Treasure Cities by the United Nations. Patzcuaro and the lake region belong to a well-known site for Day of the Dead celebrations.
(Mexico City, Patzcuaro, Guadalajara, Guanajuato, San Miguel de Allende)
Discover the magic, history and charm of Mexico's colonial gems; Patzcuaro, Guadalajara, Guanajuato, San Miguel de Allende and Queretaro! Explore the history of palaces and churches, the precision and care of making some of the world's finest Tequilas, and the color, culture, and folklore of some of the best preserved colonial cities in Mexico.
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