This historical mountain town is adorned with many fountains.
A multitude of churches, plazas and shrines speak of the history here.
Patzcuaro is famous for its sidewalk cafes and great restaurants. Small
and large market places line the plazas and ancient side streets. Woven
tablecloths, trays, carved and finely painted furniture, and gold laminated
handiwork are among the treasures to be found in this colonial setting.
is a cultural and artisan center for the State of Michoacan, Mexico.
name was "Tzacapu-ansucutinpatzcuaro" which
is translated as "door to heaven."