House of Eleven Patios (Casa de los Once Patios), Patzcuaro

Categories: Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.5/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web
Purchase arts and crafts from local artisans at House of Eleven Patios (Casa de los Once Patios). Set in a colonial building built in the 1740s, the historic site was once a religious convent for nuns. Due to renovations, the structure now only has five patios rather than its original 11. Buy copperware, musical instruments, lacquer ware, hand-painted ceramics, and textiles. Don’t miss out on the 16th-century bathing room located in the former convent. A visit to House of Eleven Patios (Casa de los Once Patios) represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Patzcuaro tourist route planner to plot your vacation.
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  • A beautiful convent which was adapted so that you can find all the crafts typical of the region, from lacquers on wood and copper, textiles, blouses, things made of Palm, etc. Visit required
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  • Definitely one of the most popular tourist destinations in the city of Patzcuaro, is a clear example of colonial architecture (which evolved through the ages) best preserved.
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  • The place is excellent to know and buy handicrafts in the region with very good quality, several craftsmen have their workshops here, even if it is not purchased you should visit it, the site itself is very beautiful and with handicrafts becomes an excellent typical Gallery.
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  • It's classic
  • Excellent historical place, a stop for tourists.
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  • Is a magical place!
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  • It is an old, large and spacious House. It environment is quiet, and its main attractive are the stores of crafts that is found there. There is a wide variety, and in particular they are works of wooden and fabric blanket. Ideal to spend the time, search memories or back a little at the time.
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  • This building originally functioned as part of the Ex convent of Santa Catarina, the Dominican nuns, was built in the mid-eighteenth century, located a half block from the current Plaza Vasco de Quiroga. According to information from the book see a basin, the Lake of Pátzcuaro, some years the building functions as a shopping center in the exhibition and sale of regional crafts, and the building preserves inside five of the eleven original patios, since opening a pedestrian street, the courtyards were divided and although referred to as Casa de los Once Patios currently there are five, where are installed on local craftsmen. The building functions as shopping center in the exhibition and sale of regional crafts.
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