Pátzcuaro, a ceremonial center in Michoacán, México

Pátzcuaro is a large town and municipality located in the state of Michoacán.

The town was founded sometime in the 1320s, at first becoming the capital of the Tarascan state and later its ceremonial center.

A town and ceremonial center before the arrival of the Spanish, Pátzcuaro in western Mexico, has an interesting and long history.

Visitors can discover local handicrafts and learn about Mexico’s rich indigenous history while wandering the pretty streets of the town.

On The Day of the Dead every fall, visitors flock to Pátzcuaro because it is well known for its traditional ceremonies, which take place from October 31 to November 2.

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