Taller de Don Salvador Tera e Hijos

Inland Michoacán

The town’s best wood sculpture can be found at the workshop of Don Salvador Tera and Sons on the highway.

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1. Volcán del Estribo


This hilltop lookout on an extinct volcano 3.5km west of the city center is a quintessential morning run for Pátzcuaro's more robust residents; but don't…

2. Morelos Monument

3.63 MILES

Inside a 40m-high statue of independence hero José María Morelos on Isla Janitzio, you'll find this 'museum' where an ascending series of panels painted…

3. Ihuatzio Archaeological Site

5.32 MILES

The Ihuatzio site contains a partially restored set of pre-Purépecha ruins, some of which date back as far as AD 900. The site lies about 1.5km up a…

4. Templo San Francisco


Built between 1526 and 1539, this pink-stone eclectic-style Franciscan church has an impressive Plateresque-style doorway, an adjoining cloister and a…

6. Templo San Juan de Dios

5.53 MILES

This church was built in the mid-17th century and remodeled in 1841, mixing both baroque and neoclassical styles. Impressive chandeliers.

7. Plaza Gertrudis Bocanegra

5.58 MILES

Pátzcuaro’s second plaza, usually referred to as Plaza Chica, is officially named after a local heroine who was shot by firing squad in 1818 for her…

8. Plaza Vasco de Quiroga


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