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  • 1. Santo Domingo Church

    Iglesia de Santo Domingo is an impressive Church in Oaxaca worth visiting. It is a Catholic Church of Dominican order. It took 200 years to construct. Restoration began in 1993 and completed in 1999...

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  • 2. Street Life

    Stroll in the streets of Oaxaca and taking photograph of street vendors can be fun because they are so many of them. Make sure ask permission before you take a shot. The vendor would appreciate more...

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  • 3. Cultural Museum

    Textile Museum (Museo Textil de Oaxaca), is interesting Museum. It exhibits diversity of textiles done by the indigenous people. The main aim of the museum is the conservation of the textile heritage,...

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  • 4. Jardin Etnobotanico

    Oaxaca's Ethnobotanical Gardens are located right behind the Church of Santo Domingo, just north of the Zocalo. Visits are by guided tour only, and I was not able to bring myself to pay $100 pesos...

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  • 5. Tree of Tule

    El Tule's ancient ahuehuete (water cypress) tree is reputed to have the largest girth of any tree on earth. It may be, it may not - one thing is for sure - it is one big tree: 58 metres around -...

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  • 6. Monte Alban

    on 19th februari 2008 iwalked from my hostel to hotel Rivera del Angel at Mina 518 between the streets diaz ordaz and mier y teran. here booked a van for 38 pesos return. low season first goes at...

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  • 7. Mitla

    Well, that's one theory put forward by archaeologists about the grand complex of palaces at Mitla. There's some evidence to support this theory - it is known that this was the burial place of Zapotec...

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  • 8. Beach

    Beach activities. These beaches are still relatively undiscovered, which makes for great photos, walks, swims, etc. You will not see the hordes of people and construction common in the northern...

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  • 9. "El Nito III" Tourist Tram

    To take Tourist Tram Nito III is an ideal to introduction to Oaxaca City. The ride takes about 90 minutes depending on the traffic conditions and cost $70pp....

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  • 10. Zocalo the public square of Oaxaca

    Zocalo the public square of Oaxaca is a great place to relax and watch people go by. There are many open restaurants at the public square. Night and day it...

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  • 11. Museo Casa de Juarez

    Museo Casa de Juarez in Oaxaca was Benito Juarez home, where the first indigenous president of Mexico spent his childhood from 1818 to 1828. He was adopted by...

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  • 12. Benito Juarez Market

    Oaxaca has one of the best markets in Mexico. Benito Juarez Market is located not far from the main square Zocalo. Just like market it offers many different...

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  • 13. A massive statue of Benito Juárez

    A massive statue of Benito Juárez (cast in Rome in 1891) stares out over the suburbs. It is located at the top of the hill next to the amphitheater (Auditoria...

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  • 14. Auditoria Guelaguetza with a great view

    If you fancy walking uphill go and visit Auditoria Guelaguetza. We didn’t see any performances we just wanted to see the amphitheater and the view from the...

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  • 15. Macedonia Alcala Theatre

    Macedonia Alcala Theatre in Oaxaca is a colonial architecture and the name came from Oaxacan musician and composer Macedonian Alcala. It was constructed...

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  • 16. Carmen Abajo Church

    Carmen Abajo, the Catholic Church historically (Carmen Bajo) during Spanish colonist it was the lower church ministered for the indigenous and mestizos...

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  • 17. Basilica de la Soledad

    Basilica de la Soledad is one of the many churches in Oaxaca worth visiting. They were some sorts of activities when we were there. I think it was a wedding...

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  • 18. Go Shopping

    Oaxaca is home to a number of markets. Two blocks south of the Zocalo you will find the Benito Juarez market, and two blocks east of the Zocalo you will find La...

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  • 19. Walking in the Central Valleys

    From Llano Grande, we walked through the pine woods up into the hills around the Pueblos Mancomunados. Yves, our guide was not only knowledgeable about the area...

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  • 20. learn spanish

    If you have a week or two in Oaxaca, visit Amigos del Sol Language school. I spent 2 weeks there learning spansih, it was very affordable and they hold...

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  • 21. Museo de Arte Prehispánico Rufino Tamayo

    One of the best collections of pre-hispanic ceramic and sculpture I have seen. While the museum is a little small (they stack their cases which makes viewing...

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  • 22. Enjoy a fabulous tour while fighting poverty

    I have just gone on the En Via tour, and have to share the experience with people who want to do something really special and worthwhile during their stay in...

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  • 23. En Via = Taking a Tour and Fighting Poverty

    Every country has two stories. We always get to see the more polished side – where people seem to be doing really well, where everyone is partying downtown, or...

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  • 24. Fundación en Vía

    My tour with Fundacion En Via was one of the best parts of my trip to Oaxaca, and to my understanding of microfinance as a tool to fight poverty. I have been...

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  • 25. Fundación En Vía

    Last fall, I studied abroad through PLU in Oaxaca, Mexico for four months. I had the privilege to go on a tour with Fundación en Vía (at the time, called...

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