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Where else can you see a whole town devoted to copper (and silver)? There are copper items of all... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
james p
Petaluma, California
Beautiful Copper Art

This is a very small town, considered a “Pueblo Mágico” of the state of Michoacan. It’s located... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
Morelia, Mexico
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Town known for its copper craftsmanship.
Patzcuaro 61800, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Where else can you see a whole town devoted to copper (and silver)? There are copper items of all description-from bath tubs and sinks to earrings and bracelets. The prices are excellent, and even though I have never polished anything in my life, I bought...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

This is a very small town, considered a “Pueblo Mágico” of the state of Michoacan. It’s located just 20-30 minutes from Patzcuaro and I believe it’s worth the visit. There you can enjoy the different work of the artisans that have worked with copper for...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Went here on a couple of occasions for half a day each time. You have to be interested in copper products to spend more time than that. It has a nice plaza which can be very quiet at times and bustling at other times. Not...More

1  Thank PCinMexico
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

We always go here while we visit Patzcuaro. The artisans are plentiful, products varied, and shops prolific. Little restaurant on the plaza is a good place for any meal.

2  Thank ainslie earl k
Reviewed 12 April 2018

A beautiful little town with a remarkable history. I highly recommend the visit, the shopping here would require a truck if I live in Mexico.

1  Thank geoffs088
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Little gem tucked away in Michoacan with plenty of artisan delights. This town is true to it's name and offers the best in copper artistry items, mostly all handmade. Take a local with you if you plan to go to get the best prices. Food...More

1  Thank Luisa J
Reviewed 28 March 2018

If you apprecíate and respect craftsmanship, make the 30 min drive from Patzcuaro and walk around. Try to see a workshop (taller) if you can.

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Reviewed 21 March 2018

Copper everywhere. We were able to get a demonstration on how the copper is processed. There was so much to choose from. I have never seen so many beautiful copper items.

1  Thank lydboss749
Reviewed 7 March 2018

This quiet city's streets are lined with shops selling copper items of all sizes and quality. The museum explains how copper items are made, and there was a live demonstration of the process, complete with bellows, fire, and five men pounding the copper discs at...More

Thank kehoedds
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Came to this area to visit distant family, but found so many interesting areas! Come on the weekends because there are like make shift markets, taquerias and taco stands with other neat foods and horchatas or Jamaica drinks. I loved the authentic foods from this...More

1  Thank Stacy A
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Response from MABeads30 | Reviewed this property |
I can't answer the part about driving there, but Santa Clara del Cobre is a sleepy little village and very safe. It is very close to Patzcuaro and easy to get there by cab. Make sure that you get to see the demonstration... More