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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 Legendary Mitla
The archeological site and town of Mitla is located about 45 km ( 26 miles) by road southeast of the
- Oaxaca Museum of Cultures
The Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca is found at the top of the ex-convent of Santo Domingo. It
- The Plaza de la Constitución Main Square
The Plaza de la Constitución main square, or Zocalo of Oaxaca City, is a highlight during any
The must see
- The Museum of Oaxaca Cultures
The Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca is part of the Santo Domingo Cultural Center, that is comprised
- Monte Alban Archeological Zone
The archeological site of Monte Alban is located on top of a level hill in the region that frames th
- 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 Rugs and Spun Wool of Teotitlan del Valle
Teotitlan or Teocaltitlan are words from the Nahuatl language that mean Land of the Gods. Teotitlan
- The Oaxaca Museum of Stamp Collecting (MUFI)
Philately is defined as the hobby of collecting all types of stamps, envelopes, and postcards from d
- The Legend of Princess Donají
A little-known variation on the legend of the Princess Donaji, is that which is told in the Isthmus