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Catrinas Galore!!

Stopped in Capula on our full day tour of Patzcuaro and surrounds. The town is reknowned for its... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2018
jaybeeFL
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Florida
A Bit Short on Product because of the Catrina Festival & Concurso

This trip, the co-op didn'thave the selection that we have found in previous visits but there was a... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2016
324neilc
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

Stopped in Capula on our full day tour of Patzcuaro and surrounds. The town is reknowned for its artisans who create the colorful Catrinas--bright, flowery porcelain statues of female skeletons dressed in flamboyant attire. These are definitely different than anything we have seen in our...More

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Reviewed 16 November 2016

This trip, the co-op didn'thave the selection that we have found in previous visits but there was a great explanation. The town of Capula was holding its annual Catrina Festival & Concurso (Oct 22 - Nov 3). We have visited Capula and the Catrina studios...More

Thank 324neilc
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Capula is a small town only about 20 minutes by car from the city of Morelia, Michoacán. The road is good and you will arrive very fast. In spite of not being a magic town if it has its magic that is in the traditional...More

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Reviewed 4 July 2016

the main draw in this little town is that they make many of the Catarinas sold throughout Mexico and the U.S. Much cheaper than buying in a handicraft boutique in Mexico City. also a huge number of choices of sizes, quality and representations of these...More

Thank Rick S
Reviewed 2 June 2016

We went on a Sunday, which was a bustling market day on the main square--many vendors,even those with shops, said they don't bother to open on weekdays. I went because I saw a style of pottery I really liked at the Casa de las Artesanias...More

Thank Joel M
Reviewed 21 October 2015

In the seven years we have visited Capula, the artisan co-op has always been worth a stop. Since so many different artisans place their products at this facility, not only is one supporting many of the up and coming artists but if gives one a...More

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