Discover the Magic of Tlacotalpan

Tlacotalpan , Veracruz

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This World Heritage city stands on the banks of the Papaloapan River and is known for its extraordinary gastronomy. The city has maintained and blended its viceregal past into the modern era, resulting in a unique cityscape.

Walk along the main streets, which date back to the 16th century, and discover narrow alleys surrounded by inviting and modest pastel-colored houses. Enjoy the quiet and cheerful architectural style.

Admire the Netzahualcóyotl Theater. Enter the Temple of the Virgen de la Candelaria, the patron saint of the city. Visit the house of Agustín Lara, which today serves as a museum dedicated to the life and songs of the artist, who referenced and was inspired by the areas beautiful landscapes. Spend some time at the Jardín del Arte gallery and stop by the Rafaela Murillo Barbero Artisan House, both of which proudly display local and national art. Visit the Salvador Ferrando Museum, which showcases paints of this portraitist and other regional artists as well as old pieces of the daily life of the city.

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