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Before heading for the emblematic archaeological sites in the central valleys, plan to stop off in Oaxaca and even stay a few days here to take in all the different facets of this dynamic and highly appealing capital. Adolfo Morales and Rufino Tamayo encouraged the artistic scene here, now brimming with galleries and remarkable museums. You’ll find crafts at the markets, and civil and religious colonial buildings - like the convent of Santo Domingo - embellishing the northern part of town. Oaxaca has everything you could ask for.

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Tourist attractions Oaxaca : Things to see and do

  • The façade of the Church of Santo Domingo de Oaxaca represents St. Hippolytus and St. Dominic, the founder, supporting a church onto which the Holy Spirit is descending in the form of a dove. The three female figures on the pediment embody faith, hop..

  • The former convent of Santo Domingo is an exceptional setting for an equally exceptional museum. The art objects, crafts and weapons on display provide an extremely interesting panorama of the different civilisations that have lived in the State of O..

  • Above Oaxaca, Monte Albán and its magnificent proportions are best seen from building E in the late afternoon light. The Zapotecs occupied the site from the 5C BC, making it their capital, and in 5C AD the city had 30,000 inhabitants. Taken over by t..

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Hotels Oaxaca

  • Cazomalli

    El Salto 104, Barrio de Jalatlaco MEX - 68080 Oaxaca de Juárez 20

    Cazomalli is located 5 minutes’ walk from El Llano Park and 1.5 km from Oaxaca Zócalo Square. It features colonial-style décor, a terrace with panoramic city views and free Wi-Fi throughout. The rooms offer wooden décor, Oaxacan art, safety box and ..

  • Mision De Los Angeles

    Calzada Porfirio Diaz 102-D MEX - 68050 Oaxaca de Juárez 20

    This hotel, located in Oaxaca, Mexico, is just 2.1 km from the Oaxaca Art Museum. The hotel features an outdoor pool, 2 on-site restaurants, and 2 bars. Bright and spacious rooms at Mision De Los Angeles have free Wi-Fi access and cable TV. Suites i..

  • Hotel Posada el Cid Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Pino Suárez 903, Col. Centro MEX - 68000 Oaxaca de Juárez 20

    Prix Prices from : 39 $

    Just a 2-minute walk from Oaxaca ADO Bus Station, Hotel Posada el Cid offers traditional Mexican-style rooms with free Wi-Fi. The central Zocalo Square is less than 2 km away. Each bright room at Posada el Cid features a TV, telephone and fan. Bathr..

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