Where to go at Uruapan
The Tourist Guide of Uruapan
It can be said that Uruapan is the door to the Purépecha plateau. In this place there is a lot to do, you can visit the Handicrafts Market and buy a piece, which preserves its purépecha heritage, in your way you will find the famous Huatápera, which was one of the most famous hospitals in the state and for lovers of you will find the Barranca del Cupatitzio National Park, it is one of the most beautiful in Mexico. A few kilometers from Uruapan is the Paricutín Volcano, which is ideal for adventurers. Do not forget to try the great gastronomic offer of traditional dishes, it should be mentioned that the Uruapan region is the main avocado producer.
Barranca de Cupatitzio National Park | Uruapan
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Old house built at the end of the ancestor century and converted into a hotel after the Paricutín eruption. The history of the old Uruapan is breathed and its architecture is unique since it has been restored respecting the original structure.
La Huatapera Handicrafts Museum
Built in 1533 as a hospital not only it worked, but also as a meeting place for the indigenous people of the area. In fact, the meeting place is the meaning of his name in Purepecha. Now it houses the Museum of Indigenous Art and Tradition, divided into four rooms, shows the rich tradition and culture of this town. In the chapel you will see the mural of the sixteenth century and a different handcrafted piece made each month by the Indians.
Arts and Crafts Market
Located opposite the Eduardo Ruiz National Park, this market is outdoors and has more than 100 stores offering all kinds of crafts. As is well known, Michoacan is distinguished by the great work of textiles, wood, clay and more, and in this place you can find a little of everything. Whether you're looking for a little reminder, to bring a gift or just want to admire the work, you have to wander around this market.
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