Morelia Travel Guide

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Morelia Overview

Founded by the Spanish in 1541, Morelia is a UNESCO Cultural World Heritage site. Morelia's style and urban architecture makes it one of the most beautiful unique colonial cities of the Americas.

The best way to learn and enjoy this city is to walk about Morelia's historic center. A trip through time, walking through its plazas, gardens, colonial buildings and churches will give you the best views of the city.

The city has over 1,000 historical monuments and over 12 garden plazas. Built in the 16th century around a Franciscan monastery, the historic area is within a 300 block area covered with pink stone. Morelia is also a modern city, with theaters, performing arts centers, and night clubs.

Morelia is located in the heart of Mexico, between the cities of Mexico City and Guadalajara. Air and bus transportation, plus a superhighway serve the city.

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