Ocotlán’s attractions include the Regional Museum of Anthropology and History (with an exhibit of original pre-Hispanic pieces and images of petroglyphs), the Monument to our Lord of Mercy, the House of Culture, the Chapel of La Purísima, and the Church of our Lord of Mercy.
Jamay’s central plaza is home to a 33-meter (108-foot) monument built in honor of Pope Pius IX. Restaurants line the lakeshore, where visitors can savor regional dishes including charalitos dorados (breaded fish), the famous caldo michi (fish stew), and other delights.
La Barca’s Historic Center is adorned with the elegant architecture of the old mansions and archways that line its streets. Its most popular tourist sites include the Church of Saint Monica, the central plaza, the La Moreña Museum, and the Las Calles archaeological zone, located near the mountain of Portezuelo.
Ajijic is a lively and picturesque collection of colorful homes scattered along the lakeshore. Visitors will find an ample variety of galleries, bars, and restaurants serving both local and international dishes. Its central plaza is a charming meeting point. The Church of Saint Andrew, built in 1901, is a must-visit for a look at its neoclassical architecture.