OAXACA

Visitors to Oaxaca are captivated by its majestic buildings that date from the colonial era, its unmistakable craftwork, its gastronomy and its rich cultural diversity. It is a city that combines the indigenous spirit with the magnificent buildings constructed by the Spanish colonizers. It is also famous for La Guelaguetza, a traditional celebration where the state’s eight regions present their costumes, dances, traditions and regional produce to the world. Oaxaca welcomes visitors in a special, cheerful way. Its unique architecture makes the city incomparably beautiful and harmonious.

 

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Activities & Tourist Attractions

 

  • Oaxaca Historical Center
  • San Austin Zocalo Temple
  • Constitution Garden
  • Fortin Hill (Home of la Guelaguetza)
  • Oaxaca Ethno Botanical Garden
  • State Public Library
  • Rufino Tamayo Pre-Hispanic Art Museum
  • Museum of the Cultures of Oaxaca
  • Hierve el Agua Waterfall
  • Monte Alban Archaeological Site
  • Mitla Archaeological Site
  • Yagul Archaeological Site
  • Jalatlaco District

General Information

 

Altitude: 1,557 masl

Surface Area: 85 km2

Time Zone: UTC-6

Language: Spanish

Currency: Mexican peso

Voltage: 110 V

How to get there

Oaxaca City is connected to the rest of the country by the Oaxaca International Airport, located 12 km from the city.

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