|Market Places of Patzcuaro|
|The Market in Patzcuaro|
Buying directly from locals means supporting the local economy in a big way; but you also discover authentic products and experience an explosion of aromas and colors.
|Buying directly from locals in Pátzcuaro helps the local economy|
|People from Lake Pátzcuaro come to the market with their products|
|Changungas small yellow pungent fruit that you can buy at Patzcuaro Market|
Like traditional Michoacan cuisine? In the same market, you will also find uchepos, corundas, open-air-baked pies, hand-made tortillas, cheeses, spices, dried chiles, sweet potatoes.
|Dried Chiles at Pátzcuaro Market|
|Traditional Mexican Cheese at the Market in Patzcuaro|
|Tiny dried fish called Charales at Pátzcuaro marketplace|
Traditional cooking implements abound in the mercado. mortars, metates, hand-made colanders, bellows (for fanning cooking fires), clay bowls and clay heating elements, and much more.
|Traditional cooking implements at the Maketplaces of Patzcuaro|
Inside the market, you also find artisanware, such as wooden spoons, woven baskets, pottery, and embroidered clothing.
|Artisanware at the Marketplaces of Patzcuaro|
|The Marketplaces of Pátzcuaro, Michoacan, Mexico|
Also on Fridays, two blocks west in the Plaza de San Francisco on Federico Tena Street (Lloreda changes its name to Federico Tena as you go west), they hold a pottery faire, which is a favorite shopping event for our visitors.
|The Pottery Fair in Patzcuaro|
Many of the indigenous (Purépecha) from nearby communities travel long distances – sometimes on foot – to get their products to market, come rain or shine. Support the economic, social, and cultural development of our people of Lake Patzcuaro, and enjoy an outing at the same time!
|Enjoy the colors and flavours of the Mexican Markets in Patzcuaro|
*Text and pictures property of Hotel Mansión Iturbe.
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