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Janitzio - Pátzcuaro, 11/02/2017: Movement in the cemetery of Janitzio Island, located on the lake of Patzcuaro, in the Mexican state of Michoacán. In the early hours of November 1st to November 2nd, the local community gathers in the cemetery to celebrate Day of the Dead, when, according to Mexican belief, the souls of the dead return to visit their families. During the celebration the tombs are adorned with flowers, candles and the favorite foods of the deceased as a way to welcome their souls in a joyful way.

Patzcuaro is a large town and municipality located in the state of Michoacán. The town was founded sometime in the 1320s, at first becoming the capital of the Tarascan state and later its ceremonial center. After the Spanish took over, Vasco de Quiroga worked to make Pátzcuaro the capital of the New Spain province of Michoacán, but after his death, the capital would be moved to nearby Valladolid (today Morelia).

Cemetery Day of the Dead -Janitzio Island in Michoacan, Mexico, is only accessible by boats from Patzcuaro pier. The town is located atop a hill, over 5,000 steps to get to the atop. A 40-meter statue of Jose Maria Morelos, a great hero of Mexico’s independence, started in 1933, is found on the island’s highest point. Some of the people are of indigenous descent and are known as Purepecha. These photos were taken during its main festival, Day of the Dead (El Dia de los Muertos). The town is also known for their butterfly fisherman.

Cemetery Day of the Dead -Janitzio Island in Michoacan, Mexico, is only accessible by boats from Patzcuaro pier. The town is located atop a hill, over 5,000 steps to get to the atop. A 40-meter statue of Jose Maria Morelos, a great hero of Mexico’s independence, started in 1933, is found on the island’s highest point. Some of the people are of indigenous descent and are known as Purepecha. These photos were taken during its main festival, Day of the Dead (El Dia de los Muertos). The town is also known for their butterfly fisherman.

Tzintzuntzan, 02/11/2018: Family gathered in front of a tomb in the cemetery located in Tzintzuntzan in the region of Patzcuaro, in the Mexican state of Michoacan. On November 1st and 2nd, the local community gathers in the cemetery to celebrate Day of the Dead, when, according to Mexican belief, the souls of the dead return to visit their families. During the celebration the tombs are adorned with flowers, candles and the favorite foods of the deceased as a way to welcome their souls in a joyful way.

Tzintzuntzan, 11/02/2018: Movement in the cemetery located in Tzintzuntzan, in the Pátzcuaro region, in the Mexican state of Michoacán. In the early hours of November 1st to November 2nd, the local community gathers in the cemetery to celebrate Day of the Dead, when, according to Mexican belief, the souls of the dead return to visit their families. During the celebration the tombs are adorned with flowers, candles and the favorite foods of the deceased as a way to welcome their souls in a joyful way.

Patzcuaro, Michoacan, Mexico- October 3, 2020: Mexican folklore group pose in the city of Patzcuaro, considered a magical town. The dance of the old people is called this type of dance very characteristic of the region. Michoacan is considered one of the most touristic states for its traditions.

Tzintzuntzan, 11/01/2018: Women adorn with flowers grave in a cemetery located in Tzintzuntzan in the region of Patzcuaro, in the Mexican state of Michoacan. On November 1st and 2nd, the local community gathers in the cemetery to celebrate Day of the Dead, when, according to Mexican belief, the souls of the dead return to visit their families. During the celebration the tombs are adorned with flowers, candles and the favorite foods of the deceased as a way to welcome their souls in a joyful way.

Janitzio - Pátzcuaro, 11/02/2017: Tomb decorated for the celebration of the Day of the Dead in the cemetery of Janitzio Island, located on the lake of the city of Patzcuaro in the Mexican state of Michoacán. On November 1st and 2nd, the local community gathers in the cemetery to celebrate Day of the Dead, when, according to Mexican belief, the souls of the dead return to visit their families. During the celebration the tombs are adorned with flowers, candles and the favorite foods of the deceased as a way to welcome their souls in a joyful way.

Santa Clara del Cobre is a town and municipality located in the center of the state of Michoacán, and the town is often marked as "Villa Escalante" or "Salvador Escalante" on maps, both entities are interchangeably called Santa Clara del Cobre. The town is part of the Pátzcuaro region of Michoacán, and ethnically dominated by the P'urhépecha people.hese people have been working with copper since the pre-Hispanic era, and led to this town’s dominance in copper crafts over the colonial period

Pátzcuaro is a large town and municipality located in the state of Michoacán. The town was founded sometime in the 1320s, at first becoming the capital of the Tarascan state and later its ceremonial center. After the Spanish took over, Vasco de Quiroga worked to make Pátzcuaro the capital of the New Spain province of Michoacán, but after his death, the capital would be moved to nearby Valladolid (today Morelia).

Janitzio Island in Michoacan, Mexico, is only accessible by boats from Patzcuaro pier. The town is located atop a hill, over 5,000 steps to get to the atop. A 40-meter statue of Jose Maria Morelos, a great hero of Mexico’s independence, started in 1933, is found on the island’s highest point. Some of the people are of indigenous descent and are known as Purepecha. These photos were taken during its main festival, Day of the Dead (El Dia de los Muertos). The town is also known for their butterfly fisherman.

Cemetery Day of the Dead -Janitzio Island in Michoacan, Mexico, is only accessible by boats from Patzcuaro pier. The town is located atop a hill, over 5,000 steps to get to the atop. A 40-meter statue of Jose Maria Morelos, a great hero of Mexico’s independence, started in 1933, is found on the island’s highest point. Some of the people are of indigenous descent and are known as Purepecha. These photos were taken during its main festival, Day of the Dead (El Dia de los Muertos). The town is also known for their butterfly fisherman.

Patzcuaro is a large town and municipality located in the state of Michoacán. The town was founded sometime in the 1320s, at first becoming the capital of the Tarascan state and later its ceremonial center. After the Spanish took over, Vasco de Quiroga worked to make Pátzcuaro the capital of the New Spain province of Michoacán, but after his death, the capital would be moved to nearby Valladolid (today Morelia).

"PA!tzcuaro is a large town and municipality located in the state of MichoacA!n. The town was founded sometime in the 1320s, at first becoming the capital of the Tarascan state and later its ceremonial center. After the Spanish took over, Vasco de Quiroga worked to make PA!tzcuaro the capital of the New Spain province of MichoacA!n, but after his death, the capital would be moved to nearby Valladolid (today Morelia)."

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