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Pueblo Magico

One of my many magic town that I visited during my June 2016; 19 day visit throughout Mexico. This... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2016
Titapo60
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El Paso, Texas
Copper is King

It had been several years since I had been to Santa Clara del Cobra and it had changed a great... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2016
billybob76511
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Davilla, Texas
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Town known for its copper craftsmanship.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“copper museum” (13 reviews)
“kitchen sinks” (4 reviews)
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Patzcuaro 61800, Mexico
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Reviewed 9 September 2016

One of my many magic town that I visited during my June 2016; 19 day visit throughout Mexico. This town's gift to humanity is the Workmanship of the Copper. wonderful experience. Must visit a local copper shop.

3  Thank Titapo60
Reviewed 9 August 2016

It had been several years since I had been to Santa Clara del Cobra and it had changed a great deal. When I visited with my wife several years ago it was on a Saturday. My daughters and I went on a Monday this time....More

2  Thank billybob76511
Reviewed 22 May 2016

The purpose of my trip to Mexico was to buy copper products and I found out that Santa Clara del Cobre was the place to do it. I normally like to stay in very small towns, and I considered making hotel reservations here, but I'm...More

1  Thank lenox862
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Thsi is a quaint city with a proud tradition of copper artistry. Beautiful wares at remarkable prices. Will definitely visit whenever I visit Patzcuaro.

Thank Sally K
Reviewed 3 April 2016

Not far by taxi, copper of all kinds and descriptions tumbles out of very store. Up the alley next to the copper museum ( a must!) are two or three shops that have the forges running in the back. The artisans will welcome you as...More

Thank penwatchman
Reviewed 31 March 2016

We visited Santa Clara del Cobre with a small group and enjoyed a demonstration at El Porton. We walked across the street to Las Felicitades and they had beautiful copper goods. Then we headed one block down to the National Museum of Copper which was...More

Thank neelokb
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Known for its copper, there are many stores selling products made of copper. When we were there on Palm Sunday the square was also full of stalls selling a range of products. Also saw the parade bringing the plants etc to the church.

Thank Serendipitous02
Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

Lovely small town in Michoacán, famous for the handmade jewelry and artisanal utensils made of copper, the town is full of small workshops were you can find all type of items and gifts, the church and plazas are beautiful places to spend an afternoon

1  Thank Heredia O
Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

My wife & I thoroughly enjoyed walking around Santa Clara del Cobre. We visited many of the copper workshops and met a few of the artisans. Great selection of copper items at affordable prices. We watched & learned some of the many techniques used in...More

Thank jon-in-colorado
Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

Took a stop here on our tour of many small towns in the Patzcuaro area. Our tour guide took us into one shop where the back part was a workshop and we got to see how the copper items are made. Very Enjoyable!

Thank Susie C
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lenox862
19 November 2015|
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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
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