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Route through the Bajío to the Capital City of Avocado

Morelia, Guanajuato, Pátzcuaro, Irapuato, Yuriria, Uruapan

This interesting route combines true architectural treasures and beautiful traditions, starting with Guanajuato, Guanajuato. This city exudes both romance and mystery at the same time, you will see this as you walk through its alleys and tunnels. Stroll through streets full of legends until you reach the original Museo de las Momias (Museum of the Mummies). Its alleys form real labyrinths that will take you through narrow streets, the most famous is that of the Kiss (Callejón del Beso). Surrounded by little restaurants and coffee shops is El Jardín Unión, ideal for strolling and admiring all the beauty of the majestic Teatro Juárez (Juárez Theater), which can also be visited inside. Other incredible attractions are the university, the cathedral and the Alhóndiga de Granaditas, an important setting during the Independence of our country. At the market you will find the most varied food, sweets and crafts.

The route continues to Irapuato, better known as the Strawberry Capital of the World, where it is possible to buy compotes, jams and sweets made from this fruit. Its main attractions are the Plaza de los Fundadores (Fundadores Square), its cathedral and the Museo de la Ciudad (City Museum).

Now get ready to spend some time looking at clothes in Moroleón. Here, the textile industry is the star, so you will find all kinds of designs, colors and materials in jackets, sweaters, shirts, blouses and even quilts, so if you like clothes, you won't want to leave. Additionally, it has a very beautiful downtown area full of history, where the Parroquia del Señor Esquipulitas (Señor Esquipulitas Parish) built in Gothic style, stands out.

The next stop will be at the Pueblo Mágico (Magical Town) of Yuriria. The old Augustinian convent stands out, which, converted into a museum, has beautiful works of sacred religious art on display. The surroundings of Yuriria also allow contact with nature, such is the case of its wide lagoon for kayaking or Lago Cráter (Crater Lake). Try the dishes made with frog legs and the Caldo Michi.

Continue to the beautiful Morelia, capital city of Michoacán. Its Historic Center was recognized as a Cultural Heritage of Humanity, among other things, for the architectural jewels of pink quarry stone that it treasures, such as its elegant cathedral. This is one of the icons of the city, and inside it is the second largest pipe organ in Mexico, made in Germany at the beginning of the 20th century, with which sacred music concerts are held at the Festival de Música de Morelia (Morelia Music Festival). Los Portales are the meeting place to have a cup of coffee or take a walk. Other points of interest are the Casa de la Cultura (House of Culture) and the Palacio Clavijero (Clavijero Palace). In the Mercado de Dulces (Candy Market) you will find a variety of crafts and traditional sweets. The typical food, which is also part of the Intangible Heritage of Humanity includes corundas, uchepos and enchiladas placeras that you cannot stop trying.

The route will now take you to the Pueblo Mágico (Magical Town of Pátzcuaro). Located in front of the lake of the same name, it preserves the beauty of its houses with tile roofs and cobbled streets. Its main attractions are the Plaza Don Vasco (Don Vasco Square) to take a stroll while you savor a nieve pasta and admire the Danza de los Viejitos (Old People Dance), the Casa de los Once Patios (House of the Eleven Patios) or the Basílica de Nuestra Señora de la Salud (Basilica of Nuestra Señora de la Salud) as well as the island of Janitzio, where it is possible to climb to the Morelos monument. The gastronomy is exquisite, try the white fish and the churipo.

To finish this route, head to Uruapan. Its main attractions are the walks through the Plaza Mayor, the Parroquia de San Francisco de Asís (Parish of San Francisco de Asís) and the Templo de la Inmaculada Concepción (Temple of the Inmaculada Concepción). You can also be in contact with nature in El Parque Barranca del Cupatitzio (Barranca del Cupatitzio Park), a natural reserve with waterfalls, rivers and lots of vegetation.
This interesting route combines true architectural treasures and beautiful traditions, starting with Guanajuato, Guanajuato. This city exudes both romance and mystery at the same time, you will see this as you walk through its alleys and tunnels. Stroll through streets full of legends until you reach the original Museo de las Momias (Museum of the Mummies). Its alleys form real labyrinths that will take you through narrow streets, the most famous is that of the Kiss (Callejón del Beso). Surrounded by little restaurants and coffee shops is El Jardín Unión, ideal for strolling and admiring all the beauty of the majestic Teatro Juárez (Juárez Theater), which can also be visited inside. Other incredible attractions are the university, the cathedral and the Alhóndiga de Granaditas, an important setting during the Independence of our country. At the market you will find the most varied food, sweets and crafts.

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The route continues to Irapuato, better known as the Strawberry Capital of the World, where it is possible to buy compotes, jams and sweets made from this fruit. Its main attractions are the Plaza de los Fundadores (Fundadores Square), its cathedral and the Museo de la Ciudad (City Museum).

Now get ready to spend some time looking at clothes in Moroleón. Here, the textile industry is the star, so you will find all kinds of designs, colors and materials in jackets, sweaters, shirts, blouses and even quilts, so if you like clothes, you won't want to leave. Additionally, it has a very beautiful downtown area full of history, where the Parroquia del Señor Esquipulitas (Señor Esquipulitas Parish) built in Gothic style, stands out.

The next stop will be at the Pueblo Mágico (Magical Town) of Yuriria. The old Augustinian convent stands out, which, converted into a museum, has beautiful works of sacred religious art on display. The surroundings of Yuriria also allow contact with nature, such is the case of its wide lagoon for kayaking or Lago Cráter (Crater Lake). Try the dishes made with frog legs and the Caldo Michi.

Continue to the beautiful Morelia, capital city of Michoacán. Its Historic Center was recognized as a Cultural Heritage of Humanity, among other things, for the architectural jewels of pink quarry stone that it treasures, such as its elegant cathedral. This is one of the icons of the city, and inside it is the second largest pipe organ in Mexico, made in Germany at the beginning of the 20th century, with which sacred music concerts are held at the Festival de Música de Morelia (Morelia Music Festival). Los Portales are the meeting place to have a cup of coffee or take a walk. Other points of interest are the Casa de la Cultura (House of Culture) and the Palacio Clavijero (Clavijero Palace). In the Mercado de Dulces (Candy Market) you will find a variety of crafts and traditional sweets. The typical food, which is also part of the Intangible Heritage of Humanity includes corundas, uchepos and enchiladas placeras that you cannot stop trying.

The route will now take you to the Pueblo Mágico (Magical Town of Pátzcuaro). Located in front of the lake of the same name, it preserves the beauty of its houses with tile roofs and cobbled streets. Its main attractions are the Plaza Don Vasco (Don Vasco Square) to take a stroll while you savor a nieve pasta and admire the Danza de los Viejitos (Old People Dance), the Casa de los Once Patios (House of the Eleven Patios) or the Basílica de Nuestra Señora de la Salud (Basilica of Nuestra Señora de la Salud) as well as the island of Janitzio, where it is possible to climb to the Morelos monument. The gastronomy is exquisite, try the white fish and the churipo.

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