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Ranked #1 of 58 attractions in Oaxaca
Category: Educational Sites
Owner description: Amigos del Sol welcomes you to Oaxaca! we teach Spanish to travelers and people from all the world interested in learning... more » Owner description: Amigos del Sol welcomes you to Oaxaca! we teach Spanish to travelers and people from all the world interested in learning more about the Spanish Language and Oaxaca. We will be very happy to have you with us!! « less
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Ranked #2 of 58 attractions in Oaxaca
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Category: Religious Sites
One of the city's most ornate structures, this church is lavishly endowed with gold.
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Ranked #3 of 58 attractions in Oaxaca
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Category: Ancient Ruins; Religious Sites; Historic Sites; History Museums; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Architectural Buildings

Monte Alban is the premier archaeological site near Oaxaca.It is a Zapotec site built and used over a thousand year period . It remained sacred even after it was abandoned.  One... more »

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Ranked #4 of 58 attractions in Oaxaca
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Category: Art Museums

This museum has its entrance just to the north of Sto Domingo churchs entrance. It is on the same plaza as the church and part of the same building, the attached old convent... more »

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Ranked #5 of 58 attractions in Oaxaca
Owner description: Amate Books specializes in books in English on Mexico. Carrying thousands of books on art, history, culture, cooking, and... more » Owner description: Amate Books specializes in books in English on Mexico. Carrying thousands of books on art, history, culture, cooking, and much more. Frommer's Guide states, "This shop has perhaps the best selection anywhere of books in English about Mexico." We also carry bestsellers, magazines, and postcards. Also stop by to experience our rotating folk art collection. « less
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Ranked #6 of 58 attractions in Oaxaca
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Art Museums

Like many museums in Oaxaca, this museum is open at night as well as the daytime. One can stroll around town to the Zocalo and then down Independencia and up to Morelos and visit... more »

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Ranked #7 of 58 attractions in Oaxaca
Category: Theaters
This theater, constructed in 1903, is still a popular place for performances.
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Ranked #8 of 58 attractions in Oaxaca
Category: Gardens
Owner description: The Ethnobotanical Garden of Oaxaca exhibits hundreds of live plant species, all native to Oaxaca. Planting began in 1998... more » Owner description: The Ethnobotanical Garden of Oaxaca exhibits hundreds of live plant species, all native to Oaxaca. Planting began in 1998 with plants coming from different regions in the state of Oaxaca; such as arid, humid, low tropical and high mountainous temperate zones. The garden represents the broad diversity of geological formations, types of vegetation and climates that characterize Oaxaca. « less
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Ranked #9 of 58 attractions in Oaxaca
Category: Hiking Trails

The Pueblos Mancomunados are a group of 8 commonly linked or affiliated villages located in the Sierra Norte or also known as the Sierra Juarez between 50 and 75 km. from the city... more »

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Ranked #10 of 58 attractions in Oaxaca
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Ranked #11 of 58 attractions in Oaxaca
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
One of Oaxaca's crowded main thoroughfares.
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Ranked #12 of 58 attractions in Oaxaca
Category: History Museums; Museums
Owner description: This museum, located in a building allegedly built by Hernán Cortés, includes a large collection of Zapotec Indian artifacts... more » Owner description: This museum, located in a building allegedly built by Hernán Cortés, includes a large collection of Zapotec Indian artifacts among other exhibits. « less
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Ranked #13 of 58 attractions in Oaxaca
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Ranked #14 of 58 attractions in Oaxaca
Category: Flea/ Street Markets; Historic Sites
Visitors to this marketplace are advised to bargain with vendors to get low prices.
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Ranked #15 of 58 attractions in Oaxaca
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
This plaza, ringed with stores and an 18th-century cathedral, is the center of social activity in Oaxaca.
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Ranked #16 of 58 attractions in Oaxaca
Category: Religious Sites; Architectural Buildings
This 17th-century church contains an interesting museum of religious art.
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Ranked #17 of 58 attractions in Oaxaca
Category: Specialty Museums
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Ranked #18 of 58 attractions in Oaxaca
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Ranked #19 of 58 attractions in Oaxaca
Category: Museums
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Ranked #20 of 58 attractions in Oaxaca
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
This large cypress tree is said to be over 2,000 years old.
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Ranked #21 of 58 attractions in Oaxaca
Category: Ancient Ruins; Historic Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
The Zapotecs inhabited this ancient city after they were forced out of Monte Alban.
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Ranked #22 of 58 attractions in Oaxaca
Category: Religious Sites
This lavish cathedral sits on the town's zócalo.
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Ranked #23 of 58 attractions in Oaxaca
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
This concrete stadium, built in 1974, hosts a wide range of events.
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Ranked #24 of 58 attractions in Oaxaca
Category: Art Museums; History Museums
This museum has permanent exhibits of five well-known Oaxacan artists and also has a rotating collection of modern exhibits.
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Ranked #25 of 58 attractions in Oaxaca
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #26 of 58 attractions in Oaxaca
Category: Parks
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Ranked #27 of 58 attractions in Oaxaca
Category: Performances; Bar/ Clubs
Desde 1978 es reconocido por su cocina, ademas de ser uno de los principales foros musicales de la ciudad de oaxaca
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Ranked #28 of 58 attractions in Oaxaca
Category: Architectural Buildings
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Ranked #29 of 58 attractions in Oaxaca
Category: Neighborhoods
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Ranked #30 of 58 attractions in Oaxaca
Category: Libraries
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