Two blocks east of the Plaza Chica is the Basilica of Nuestra Señora de la Salud (Our Lady of Health) Her image is made with corn-stalk paste and honey and was created in the 16th century. Vasco de Quiroga built this church over a pre-Hispanic ceremonial site to function as the Cathedral of Michoacán. The remains of Vasco de Quiroga are interred here.
|one of the five patios
|another patio with mural