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One of the attractions of the community of Capula is the Church of Santiago Apóstol, which was built in the sixteenth century; It consists of a single nave and roof with two waters. The decoration that shows the cover corresponds to several medallions with motives apparently of the saints creators of the diverse religious orders that arrived at Michoacán: Franciscans, Augustinians, Jesuits and Dominicans. The Christ found in this Church shows indigenous features and was found in excavations. Its tower was built at the end of the 19th century. Every July 25 the town celebrates its patron saint, Santiago Apóstol.
Iglesia de Santiago Apóstol, Capula, Michoacán, México.
The museum presents the first Purépecha manifestations and works of Mexican popular art. It has artistic workshops in which hammered has been worked; On the other hand, this place has served as the venue for artisan competitions, as well as hosting the National Prize for Science in Arts and Popular Traditions. An excellent option to know the great talent of craftsmen and bring some memory to our loved ones. The attention is very kind.
MUseo Nacional del Cobre, Santa Clara del Cobre, Michoacán, México.
The temple is located in the center of Santa Clara del Cobre, very close to the Sagrario. The building dates from the 17th century and has been preserved with the original details of that time, such as the paintings of saints that adorn the interior of the ceiling. It stands out for its baroque façade and for the oral tradition that, according to the story, in the tower of this temple, the famous Pito Pérez narrated his misadventures to the genre writer José Rubén Romero.
Parroquia de la Inmaculada Concepción Santa Clara del Cobre, Michoacán, México.
The temple was founded in the fifteenth century, during the colonial era, by the order of the Clarisas nuns. In its architecture highlights its design of dome and large chandeliers made of copper. The building is dedicated to Santa Clara de Asís, who is credited with being the patron of artisans. The place still conserves its original facade of baroque style.
Templo de Nuestra Señora del Sagrario, Santa Clara del Cobre, Michoacán, México.
This enclosure is an architectural complex that has in its interior the Community Museum, the Temple of San Francisco, the Temple of the Virgin of Solitude and the open Chapel. It was the first convent founded in Michoacán, between the 16th and 17th centuries. The architecture stands out for its plateresque and baroque style, as well as the Muslim influence. Inside the place is a garden known as The atrium of the olive trees, because here you can find 56 of these trees that, according to tradition, were brought from Spain and planted by the same Tata Vasco.
Exconvento de Santa Ana y Capilla Abierta Tzintzuntzan, Michoacán, México.
It was the first convent founded in Michoacán, between the 16th and 17th centuries. The architecture stands out for its plateresque and baroque style, as well as the Muslim influence. In the building of this convent is the Community Museum of Tzintzuntzan, whose objective is to bring the inhabitants and visitors to the artistic expressions of the viceroyalty.
Museo Comunitario de Tzintzuntzan, Michoacán, México.
This temple is located in the town of Santa Fe de la Laguna and is the most important of the place. Its construction dates from the sixteenth century so the style should be characteristic of the colonial era but the current facade retains very little of the original because it has had to remodel several times. It has an atrial cross at the entrance made of stone.
Templo de san Nicolás de Bari, Santa fe de la Laguna, Michoacán, México.
Saint Francis of Assisi is one of the most beloved saints and the one most entrusted to him by the faithful because of his great devotion to Christ. In the Temple a festival is celebrated in his honor every October 4, during which the meeting between the patron saint and the Sultan of Egypt, Melek el Kamel, during the siege of the Crusaders in Damieta is represented as a dance.
Templo de san Francisco de Asís, Ihuatzio, Michoacán, México.