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Av. Morelos No. 503, Centro Histórico. Oaxaca, Oax.
The Rufino Tamayo Museum of Mexican Pre-Columbian Art was opened on January 29, 1974. It is a testimony to the importance and value of pre-Columbian mexican art. As a young man, Tamayo became interes...
Av. Morelos esq. Pino Juárez, Zona Centro
The church of Nuestra Señora de Las Nieves was built at the end of the 17th century. Before being dedicated to Santa Maria de las Nieves, it was adjunct to the Santa Maria la Mayor in Rome by d...
Independencia esq. Armenta y López, Zona Centro.
Construction of the magnificent Teatro Macedonio Alcala began in 1903, was completed in August of 1909, and was inaugurated on September 5 of that same year. The theater formerly worked under the name...
Andador Turístico Macedonio Alcalá No.200, Zona Centro
The Biblioteca Publica Central building dates back from the early 19th century, when it was acquired privately, for the purpose of forming an elementary school for girls. For this purpose, Bishop Eulo...
Armenta y López esq. Guerrero, Zona Centro
Shortly after settling in Oaxaca, the Augustinians began building the Templo de San Agustin around 1580, which was consecrated in 1586. The monastery apparently was completed in 1699, according to an...
Places To visit
- The Lower Carmen Church
The festivities in honor of Nuestra Señora del Carmen are closely linked with the Guelaguetza
- The Art of Alebrijes in Arrazola
Santa Cruz Xoxocotlán is a municipality in the State of Oaxaca, located in the region of the
- Hierve El Agua Waterfall
Within the region of the Central Valley, 68 km (42mi) from the state capital, we find San Lorenzo Al
The must see
- Black Pottery
Just 8 km (5 mi) from Oaxaca City, is situated the town of San Bartolo Coyotepec (Coyotepec comes fr
- The Architechture of the Museum of Oaxaca Cultures
Since 1964, the Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca (formerly known as the Regional Museum of Oaxaca), h
- The Santo Domingo de Guzman Church
The construction of the architectural monument, the Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman began in 1555
- Oaxaca Museum of Cultures
The Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca is found at the top of the ex-convent of Santo Domingo. It
- Museum of Oaxacan Painters
"Celebratory Art: this could be defined by the number of practicing Oaxacan painters who enrapture t
- Oaxacan Folk Art
Perhaps the best known Oaxacan folk art is black pottery, be it for its high quality, originality, e