Morelia is the cradle of Mexico’s Independence and has been designated World Heritage Site by UNESCO.Morelia is a place filled with history and flavors that you will love. Pack your bags and discover our flights to Morelia, Michoacan, with Aeromexico one of the oldest destinations in the country.
The architecture of Morelia is just stunning. The Aqueduct is a must see place, with 253 arches that crosses half of the city. The main attraction is the Downtown Square, filled with ancient buildings and home of the Cathedral of the Divine Savior of Morelia, one of the most beautiful in all Mexico.
Built between 1660 and 1744, the pink cantera building has over two hundred pilasters instead of columns. It also has one of the largest organs in Latin America and during de the night there is a sound and light show that will mesmerize you. Other places that you should visit are the “Orquidario de Morelia”, an orchid museum which houses approximately 3,400 species of the flower, the Regional Museum of Michoacan and the Jose Maria Morelos y Pavon House Museum, which contain a wide collection of items of the early phases of the Mexican Independence war.
Morelia is also headquartering of various international festivals, like the Morelia International Film Festival held each October and has featured renowned movie makers such as Alejandro Gonzalez Iñarritu, Quentin Tarantino and Pedro Almodovar.
Another must-see place is the Lake Patzcuaro, which some natives believe is the place where the barrier between life and death is the thinnest. Here you will discover some of Mexico’ deepest traditions and delicious dishes.
If you want to know more of Mexico’s great history and visit one of the most beautiful cities, please check out our cheap flights to Morelia, Mexico only with Aeromexico.