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The larger of the two major downtown plazas in Patzcuaro.
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Centro, Patzcuaro 61600, Mexico
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All reviews ice cream people watching beautiful square magical place elote in town carnitas large town huge trees nice lighting central mexico main square street vendors shops and restaurants local vendors across the street early in the morning
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pátzcuaro is located in the center of the state of Michoacan, is known worldwide as a colonial tourist destination and for being located next to the Patzcuaro Lake, also Pátzcuaro is a magic town. In Pátzcuaro people can do many things like visiting the “Basilica...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Montse G
Reviewed 9 September 2018

This is the main square in town-the Plaza Grande. It's chock block bars, restaurants, and stores with several hotels to boot. There's always something going on in the middle-particularly on weekends. I saw vendors, pony rides, balloons, music, and lots of people to watch. You...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank james p
Reviewed 21 June 2018

The plaza is extra large, and lined with huge trees which gives it lots of shade. The plaza is very open and green if you like that. It is the center of town so nearly always busy with people. Quite interesting.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank PCinMexico
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

There are fantastic artisanal shops surrounding this wonderful deeply authentic Mexican town square. The quality of work was NOT reflected in the prices - it was a fantastic shopping experience - to haggle over price would have been greedy.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank paulsankey
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

This town is easy to enjoy. It’s a market town with a heart. Just a couple main streets full of good shops, a continuous street market, and a clean,colorful plaza with a super good restaurant. Carnitas vendors line the street in front of the plaza,...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank ainslieearlk
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

This is the center of downtown Patzcuaro and the home of the iconic fountain with a statue of a very important character in the history of Michoacan, Vasco de Quiroga. He was a man who came from Spain around 1530’s and helped organizing the towns...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Lilirogz
Reviewed 21 April 2018

Like all Mexican towns Patzcuaro has a central plaza. This one is quite large considering the size of the town. It is also very clean and well maintained with lots of trees to provide for a cool place to rest on a hot day.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank cmbtraveller
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Loved hanging around this square and people watching eating and loving live as the many people do on a regular day.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank geoffs088
Reviewed 4 April 2018

Plaza Vasco de Quiroga ("Plaza Grande" to the locals) is marvelous! The tall shade trees are incredible, as are the centuries old buildings containing the city hall, shops and restaurants that surround the plaza. You can spend several hours just savoring the sights. Any visit...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank paulvR2565KP
Reviewed 21 March 2018

They are in the process of upgrading the streets around the plaza. Will look amazing when done. Beautiful square stones and nice curbs add to the effecr.

Date of experience: March 2018
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