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The Franciscans built a monastery in this place in 1570; later it became the current temple whose façade has a Plateresque style. To the right of the place there is an elegant entrance with several arches supported by columns with capitals in the shape of rams and angels, decorated with fruit and vegetable motifs.
Templo de Nuestra Señora de la Asunción, Erongarícuaro, Michoacán, México.
La Camelina linear park, a secret that uruapenses share with visitors who enjoy Uruapan. It is a journey of half a kilometer, by stone walkways, surrounded by vegetation, which allow you to appreciate the beauty of the Cupatitzio River, enjoy the freshness and observe beautiful places with waterfalls. This park is free of charge and is located to the south of the main entrance of the Barranca del Cupatitzio National Park, passing the Chapel of Santo Santiago. There, stone stairways give access to a small paradise just five minutes from the center on foot.
Parque Lineal la Camelina, Uruapan, Michoacán, México.
La Huatápera, besides its historical character and for being the most valuable architectural jewel that Uruapan has, should be known with more interest since it currently houses a very important Museum of Art and Indian Tradition in the State divided into four rooms and the chapel : n its main room, dedicated to “The Four Peoples”, visitors can admire manifestations of the cultural richness of these peoples through their most representative material work, among which are pieces related to their daily, religious, playful and artistic life . In the permanent room “El maque de Michoacán”, we can appreciate the cultural value of a historical line of artistic production of the P’urhépecha people, as well as the aesthetic and technological differences that characterize the Michoacan maque producing centers: Uruapan, Quiroga and Patzcuaro, each with its own special stamp, both for the type of products produced, and for the designs and finishes. Through its two temporary halls, the Huatapera shows its visitors various exhibitions with themes related to the life, customs and worldview of the indigenous people of Mexico. In the Chapel you can enjoy a wonderful mural that dates from the sixteenth century; and each month, of an outstanding piece of […]
La Huatápera, Uruapan, Michoacán, México.
This park is traditionally known as the Uruapan National Park. It is located in a ravine formed by the Cupatitzio River, which is named as the “river that sings for its falls”. The thick nature that surrounds the eyes of water and the roads that cross the park make this place a very quiet and beautiful space ome of the ponds that are formed are named after old legends. Right at the end of the park is a spring known as “the knee of the devil” for its curious rock formations; This helps to form the Tzarácuara waterfall, with a height of 60 meters. The water around the place is crystal clear with turquoise blue tones. A true natural spectacle. Currently the Park is divided into the Barranca del Cupatitzio National Park, and the Conservation Area.
Parque Nacional Barranca del Cupatitzio, Uruapan, Michoacán, México.
Temple of the 16th century, rebuilt in 1733 and consolidated at the beginning of the 20th century.
Templo de san Andrés, Tócuaro, Michoacán, México.
It is a volcano eye, that is, an extinct crater lake with more than 750 in diameter, this crater houses a beautiful lagoon where beautiful stories and legends have been woven that are part of Tacámbaro’s cultural heritage. Each of these local legends are part of the living cultural heritage that generates identity and belonging among the inhabitants of this natural destination because Tacámbaro is represented in legends that are part of the living history of Michoacán.
La Alberca de Tacámbaro, Michoacán, México.
Church of the twentieth century that shelters in its interior “The Refugee Virgins”, Marian images of Poland, Lithuania, Hungary and Cuba. You can also admire an exact replica of the Holy Sepulcher of Jerusalem.
Iglesia de Fátima, Tacámbaro, Michoacán, México.
It was built in the sixteenth century, but the successive restorations to which this building has been subjected have not left much of the original construction, although it is still a must for those who visit this Michoacán town.
Catedral de Tacámbaro, Michoacán, México.