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Zona Arqueologica de Ihuatzio

Carretera Quiroga-Patzcuaro | Hacia Sanabria, Tzintzuntzan 58442, Mexico
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Ihuatzio

We vsited Ihuatzuo recently and enjoyed it ... the remains of the pyramid base is a very simple... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Juani O
,
San Miguel de Allende
via mobile
Nice Ruins in Michoacan

Visited in late April in the early afternoon. The ruins are about an hour away from Morelia. We... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
Karina M
,
Los Angeles, California
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Carretera Quiroga-Patzcuaro | Hacia Sanabria, Tzintzuntzan 58442, Mexico
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We vsited Ihuatzuo recently and enjoyed it ... the remains of the pyramid base is a very simple three-sided structure surrounding a huge central plaza. it's very nice in the rainy season when it's green green green. You can hike up a path just beyond...More

Thank Juani O
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

Visited in late April in the early afternoon. The ruins are about an hour away from Morelia. We were the only ones at the ruins at the time. The staff working there were really friendly and helpful as well. One of the staff members acted...More

1  Thank Karina M
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

I like ruins enough. I go to learn. This is not the place. The information provided around the park on placards does not teach you anything about what you are looking at. You are on your own to make sense of it. Unlike many such...More

Thank jojoishere
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

This is a small archeological site with the remaining of a small pyramid. The site is not well maintained and not comparable with that of Tzintzuntzan not far away. On the road next to the ruins are semipermanent marches of local pottery and baskets which...More

Thank marcopolo111
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Reviewed 13 July 2016

One of the proto-hispanic cultures used to live here. There's a lovely on-site museum and a nice walk around the ruins of pyramids with views of the valley underneath the site. Modest entrance fee, a movie with introduction to the site and loads of green...More

Thank Tina Q
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Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Tzintzuntzan was our 2nd visit, we went to Ihuatzio two years ago. We enjoyed the history from the tour with an English speaking guide and learned about the importance of the Warriors from Tzintzuntzan in their history against the spaniards' conquer of Mexico. A strategic...More

Thank Nicole T
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Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

If you have time for only one zona arqueológica, go to the site in Tzintzuntzan instead. This one is small and quaint. Enjoy

1  Thank Michael F
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Reviewed 24 November 2015

Were staying a couple of miles away, so decided to walk into Ihuatzio and turn up the hill at the sign we'd been reading as our "combi" zipped through, packed with locals. The street quickly leaves the small town and then seems notable for being...More

1  Thank Colophon
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