Explore Jiquilpan de Juárez, place of the indigo

Jiquilpan , Michoacán

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Jiquilpan de Juarez, or “the place of indigo,” is a beautiful city located on the side of the Jiquilpan River. Because of its exceptional value combining historical, cultural and natural elements, the city was designated a Pueblo Mágico (Magic Town) in 2012.


TOUR THE CHURCHES OF JIQUILPAN


Tour this magnificent site by visiting its main historical and architectural monuments including the 16th Century Church of San Francisco de Asis, and the neoclassic Temple of the Sacred Heart, erected in the final years of the 19th Century with a Neoclassical style. Be surprised by its pink quarry façade and its imposing dome.


WALK THROUGH JIQUILPAN’S PARKS AND STREETS


Stroll through the parks and streets with white-walled houses with glistening cherry-colored roofs. Arrive at Colon Garden and see the trees in front of the portals while you decide upon a place to drink a delicious hot drink.


SEE JIQUILPAN’S HANDICRAFTS


Buy one of the local handicraft figures made from corn, a beautiful shawl or seed necklaces. Visit Casa Añil in front of the Colon Garden to admire the variety of handicrafts. There you can buy from the artisans necklaces and other pieces that are true masterpieces of Mexican folk art. 

 

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