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Morelia’s top attractions
- Start at the city center, which is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Take in the Baroque architecture at the Catedral de Morelia and visit the famous aqueduct, both built in the 17th century.
- Families will enjoy the expansive Benito Juarez Zoological Park, a traditional zoo with added features like playgrounds and a 75-acre lake, perfect for a boat ride.
- Visit the many museums, including the Casa de Cultura, the Museo Del Dulce and Museo de Arte Contemporaneo Alfredo Zalce Macaz.
- Try the local cuisine of Michoacan, including sopa tarasca and enchiladas morelianas, which differ from traditional enchiladas.
Best time to travel to Morelia
Morelia is located in the mountains so it rarely gets hot, though spring offers the warmest weather. Visit Morelia in the fall and spring to witness monarch butterflies migrate to and from the nearby forests of Michoacan. Fall’s Morelia International Film Festival is a major cultural event that draws movie-goers from around the world.