Morelia is the beautiful capital city of the state of Michoacan. It sits on the banks of the Rio Grande de Morelia between Mexico City and Guadalajara, Mexico`s two largest cities. The historic city is one of Mexico`s UNESCO World Heritage Sites and deservedly so. Much of Morelia was built back during the 1700`s and the city has managed to retain the character of a distinguished colonial town. There are over 200 historic buildings dotted throughout the charming historic center. Anchored by the glowing cathedral, this historic city is one of Mexico’s 34 Unesco World Heritage Sites and deservedly so. Much of Morelia was built back during the 1700’s and the city remains well preserved and absolutely stunning.