Oaxaca / places to visit
Places to visit in Oaxaca
Places of interest, photos, information, tips
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 Hierve El Agua Waterfalls
50 miles from Oaxaca City, located near the hilltop village of San Lorenzo Albarradas, Hierve el Agu
- Oaxacan Folk Art
Perhaps the best known Oaxacan folk art is black pottery, be it for its high quality, originality, e
- Zaachila Archeological Zone
The archaeological site of Zaachila is located at the center of Villa de Zaachila, 15 kms (9 mi) sou
The must see
- Casa de la Ciudad
Casa de la Ciudad is a cultural space that seeks to spread awareness and motivate more active partic
- Artisan Looms
Handmade looms are mechanisms of great antiquity that have survived in their form and use with the p
- The Virgen of Assumption Cathedral
The first seat of the episcopal church itself, was started in 1535 upon the insistence of the Bishop
- From the Heights - Monte Albán
To be at Monte Alban gives you a feeling of smallness, that you are almost reaching the sky. I
- The Craft of Mezcal
Mezcal is a 100% Mexican alcoholic beverage that is appreciated in the entire world for its extraord
- Our Lady of Solitude Basilica
The Santuario de Nuestra Señora de La Soledad, the declared patroness of Oaxaca since 1909, i