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Quaint little town about an hour from Patzcuaro.

Artisans are visible making large pots, vases, and a large number of copper roses, and a variety of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Chuck A
Maple Valley, Washington, United States
Shopoing for copper sink

Beautiful little town. To find all the copper shops just follow the sound of hammering. The prices... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Marianne G
via mobile
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Town known for its copper craftsmanship.
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  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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“copper museum” (13 reviews)
“kitchen sinks” (4 reviews)
Patzcuaro 61800, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Artisans are visible making large pots, vases, and a large number of copper roses, and a variety of trinkets to be used as souvenirs. There are several upper class stores in the area, as well as smaller shops that offer a variety of hand crafted...More

Thank Chuck A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful little town. To find all the copper shops just follow the sound of hammering. The prices can't be beat. We bought a copper sink for our home in Minnesota and they packaged it for air transport

Thank Marianne G
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Beautiful little village along the lake. Most of the workers are deaf from hammering copper all day.

Thank Hoolia711
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Santa Clara is a great place to buy anything copper. El Portón is a wonderful store. If they don't have what you need in copper, they will make it.

Thank Nancy H
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Beautiful town square, fantastic shopping experience if you want copper, lots of stores, demonstrations on how pots are hand hammered, wonderful day. Did not spend the night there.

Thank SES5311
Reviewed 21 May 2017

As everyone knows this is the place for copper. From bracelets, rings and necklaces all the way up with large sculptures, pots & pans all at very reasonable prices. However, this is more than just the vendors around the square, take the time to visit...More

Thank cavedodger
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Second visit to Santa Clara de Cobre. If you want anything in copper this is the place to go. Beautiful artwork, pots, crosses, plates and other souvenirs in the town located around the town square. Although known for it's copper artwork it has a bit...More

Thank Paul V
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Highlight of the vacation was the visit to a copper forge and seeing first-hand the labor that goes into making a hand-hammered copper piece. In addition the copper work is amazing—I only wished we had bought more!

Thank Charla M
Reviewed 16 April 2017

It's like going to the source. A quaint little working town filled with wonderful artistry. Worth the drive if you are exploring the area.

1  Thank jojoishere
Reviewed 12 April 2017

"Cobre" is Copper in Spanish, which tells you what this modest litle town, about 20 or so minutes from Patzcuaro, is about.. The main street is lined with stores selling various copper products, from kitchen sinks down to the smallest of ringlets, and there is...More

Thank andrew k
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19 November 2015|
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Response from MABeads30 | Reviewed this property |
I can't answer the part about driving there, but Santa Clara del Cobre is a sleepy little village and very safe. It is very close to Patzcuaro and easy to get there by cab. Make sure that you get to see the demonstration... More