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Get to know the most Instagram-worthy places in Morelia

Traveling is one of the most pleasant, rewarding and enriching experiences that the human being can enjoy. Forgetting about the day by day worries for a while, even if it is going to a city nearby and not to a country on the other side of the world, gives a relaxing sensation of freedom. But what would travel be like if we could not keep all those moments in our memory? Fortunately, we have the photographs, which let us capture in images the moments we live while traveling, and be able to remember them forever.
In the city of Morelia there are such impressive places, which are ideal for taking beautiful pictures that will perfectly capture the magic and essence of one of the most magnificent cities in Mexico. That is why here we share a list of the places where you’ll have the chance to take the best shots to share in your Instagram profile.

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Morelia Cathedral
It is one of the most emblematic buildings in the city, it has two tall towers that can be seen from far away.. It was built on 1660 and designed by the Italian architect Vincenzo Barroso de la Escayola. You wouldn’t want to miss the chance to take some pictures and observe the beautiful detailing of this colonial style edification.

Aqueduct of Morelia
It is one of the most representative architectural elements of the city. The Aqueduct of Morelia is the one that is best conserved and has most of its original structure from the ones that still remain in Mexico. It was a key point for the Historical Center to be considered as Humanity Cultural Heritage by UNESCO. It is about 1700 meters length and its 253 archs reach a near 8-meter height. Fun fact, this icon of the city is found at the back of the 50 peso banknotes from the Bank of Mexico.

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San Agustín Square
One of the visitors favorites! It is here where you can try any kind of treats, delights and typical dishes of the Michoacán gastronomy. And once you are there, you can strike a pose under its beautiful arch and smile to the camera.

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Historical Center
The wonderful Historical Center of Morelia or so called old Valladolid, is one of the most important in Mexico, its architectural and cultural legacy has transcended historically. Maybe it is the most photographed place of the city.

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Clavijero Palace
It is as well, one of the most important architectural monuments in Morelia, it has a patio with seven arches on each side. It is considered as the greatest Jesuit building in Mexico. Every corner of this place is perfect to take awesome pictures.

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Las Tarascas Fountain
It is right where the Aqueduct and Madero Street meet. It is a sculpture made of bronze representing three Purépecha women holding a big woven basket full of fruits. Either by day or night, it is an exceptional frame for a great picture.

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The Romance Alley
This place is located just a few steps away from the Aqueduct and the Tarascas fountain. All along this pretty corridor, it can be read some verses from the poem “Romance of my City”, by Don Lucas Ortiz, to whom the name is due. It is ideal for a romantic picture with that special someone.

Enjoy the wonderful attractions that the city of Morelia has for you and find in Best Western Plus Gran Hotel Morelia your best lodging option. Its great location, just 10 minutes away from the Historical Center, will allow you to easily move to any point in the city, where you can capture amazing pictures of Morelia.

Photo by: Miguel Bosé