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North America > Mexico > Pacific Coast (Mexico) > Michoacan > Paracho de Verduzco

Paracho de Verduzco

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Paracho de Verduzco (or simply Paracho) is a city in central Michoacan.

Monument to the guitar, gift of the people of Paracho to the world

Get in[edit]

Drive north from Uruapan or take one of the frequent buses. Its population is 37,464.

Get around[edit]


Thursday is market day, when people come in from nearby villages to buy and sell.


Each August a guitar festival attracts world class musicians and interested luthiers.


Paracho is known for guitar-making and is full of shops selling handmade guitars and other string instruments.


Some restaurants and the internal mercado serves lots of good food across from the plaza.



There is a nice clean hotel on main street 2 blocks from plaza.


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