Morelia Mexico Travel Attractions

In Morelia, Mexico, historic sites and evidences of rich culture await the traveler. A neoclassical cathedral dominates the city. Once you are there, take the opportunity to watch and listed to the angelic voice of the Morelia boys choir accompanied by a great pipe organ, which is among the largest in the world. For lovers of folk arts and crafts, this is a place you must not miss. The recorded crafting tradition of Michoacan can be traced back to the 1500s when Vasco de Quiroga, a Spanish bishop, educator, and social reformer organized the teaching of crafts to the Tarascan Indians. To this day, arts and crafts remain to be the Morelia's greatest cultural heritage.

To visit the villages renowned for their specialties, you can rent a car in Morelia, Mexico for convenience.

You can find lots of wood carvings, textiles, and lacquerware in Patzcuaro. In Santa Clara del Cobre is known for its hand-beaten copper products, while in Paracho, expect to find hand-made guitars. For pottery, go to Patamban where they specialize in green-glazed pottery creations. Tzintzuntzan is where you can find lots of hand-woven mats and ornaments. If you are pressed for time, you can still view samples of these art and crafts by visiting Casa de las Artesanias, located in the downtown area of Morelia. If you have a sweet tooth, do pass by their huge candy market for some selections of take-home dessert treats.

Looking for good eats? Do try out Morelia's native cuisine, particularly the Sopa Tarasca and Enchiladas Morelianas. Their unique are a treat that you will never encounter anywhere else in the world. Do take chilies in moderation if you're not accustomed to spicy flavors. For night strolls and bar-hopping, Morelia has several bars that cater to different types of patrons. Check out Ego Near the Sky, Beatles House, Zitio, and Amsterdam bars.
 

related reads:

Honeymoon Destination: Tahiti

Tips on Finding the Best Travel Agent and Travel Agency

Tuscany, Italy: A Charming Tourist Destination

 

© Athena Goodlight (repost fro 1/2013)


8.23K 0
0

Related Articles

The article speaks about the romantic weather and beautiful place Punakha in Bhutan and the important destinations in the area..

Dijon is the Capital of Burgundy, France, and is located between the cities of Lyon and Paris. Dijon is rich in culture and history, and is known as a city in which art and international gastronomy thrive..

Situated at a distance of about 260 km by road from Delhi, the Pink City of Jaipur in Rajasthan is one of the most popular travel destinations for all those travelling to India. The rich history of the place is complemented by several architectural marvels, Forts, Museums and Palaces, excellent places to stay, a very rich culture and an attractive shopping destination.

Kindly login to comment on this post.
There are no comments yet.