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Janitzio is the main island of Lake Pátzcuaro in the state of Michoacán, Mexico.


La Isla de Janitzio en el Lago de Pátzcuaro, Michoacán


Discover the Heritage of Communities of Pátzcuaro

Pátzcuaro communities are very rich in cultural heritage, which we can understand and learn better through booklet, Cultural Heritage of the Communities of Pátzcuaro, edited with the support of the City Council of our magical village, through the Director of Culture of Pátzcuaro.
This booklet is a work of Gloria Blancas López, who recently retired after thirty years as director of the Pátzcuaro Public Library, with the collaboration of Laura Delia Cruz Yépez. In this booklet we learn about the culture of our communities and discover their customs, traditions, gastronomy, architecture, lifestyle, art, and religion. It’s an important place where the pre-Hispanic past and colonial converge.

With this booklet, you will discover the organization of the communities, their festivities, the way the Spanish evangelists incorporated traditional forms into daily life, and understand the cultural and religious melding in these communities.
You will better understand the tangible and intangible herit…

Descubre el Patrimonio de las Comunidades de Pátzcuaro