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Miracles of Petatlan tour

Make a special pilgrimage to the miracle town of Petatlan, where numerous religious phenomena have been attributed over the centuries to the statue of Tata Chuy. For many faithful, Petatlan lies constantly between this life and the next, bringing divinity closer to earth and making the impossible plausible. Discover the fascinating Sanctuary of the Padre Jesus de Petatlan, where the statue that is considered responsible for most of the town’s miracles is located. A breath-taking white building, it hulks at the top of a flight of steps thus giving the sensation that it’s the climb to heaven. Admire the figure that lies in the heart of the building: upon the altar is a statue that was found long ago on the banks of a nearby river. The statue of Padre Jesus de Petatlan is popularly and affectionately known as Tata Chuy. Pilgrims travel from all over the world to ask favours or miracles of the statue. Feel the mystical atmosphere of hearing the wishes and prayers in manifold languages echoing round the church’s cavernous interior. Don’t forget to make your own request to the figure before leaving – you never know; many miracles have come true over the years in this town. You are at all times accompanied by a guide who will fill you in on the history of the shrine and town. Petatlan is also an especially good place for buying gold; look for a bargain among the vendors scattered around the sanctuary. Finally, enjoy a meal in a local restaurant that is sure to taste divine. Reach out to heaven in this tour to Petatlan, a small town in Ixtapa Zihuatanejo famous for its religious miracles. Petatlan lies constantly between this life and the one to come, bringing divinity closer to earth, Make a special pilgrimage to the miracle town of Petatlan, where numerous religious phenomena have been attributed over the centuries to the statue of Tata Chuy. For many faithful, Petatlan lies constantly between this life and the next, bringing divinity closer to earth and making the impossible plausible. Meeting/pick-up point: Collection from hotels. Duration: Approx. five hours. Start/opening time: From 10.30am. Languages: English and Spanish.