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“santo domingo”(32 reviews)
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One of Oaxaca's crowded main thoroughfares.
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We walked up and down this car free street many times on our way around town. We saw street buskers and parade like activities randomly. There were lots of shops and merchants to buy cheap crafts. Lots of food vendors at each corner. And plenty...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BJoyous
Reviewed 3 days ago

The traffic is blocked from this street, although the cars do cross every intersection, so it is a haven of peace in busy, trafficy Oaxaca. There are some very nice artesanias available along here, higher-priced than those sold in the street. The atmosphere is very...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Geoff-n-Susan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

- food, art, people-watching. Catch it when the King of the Night is passing out fortunes for a coin.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Candice K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very pleasant stroll, where human diversity is to be appreciated. From Santo Domingo to the zocalo, along the way there are all kinds of stores and restaurants. Not to be missed

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MiruruChapin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This a traffic free street and where it happens day and night. The buildings are colorful and well preserved and the street paved with stone.You find some interesting shops and restaurants and a major square at the temple de Santo Domingo. Most days there were...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Oldjack
Reviewed December 11, 2018

There are so many great places in Oaxaca to crisscross day and night, people watching, gathering in the ambiance, and this street is one, as are several parallel streets gently inclined from the Zocalo to Santo Domingo and the interesting 'shopping' streets, people plazas there....More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank jesseMN
Reviewed December 11, 2018

So much to see and shop and eat Stores, art, souvenirs, the real flavors of Mexico Oaxaca city is just all over so wonderful, and the people are genuine and friendly, you are safe all over.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank juliogrupo
Reviewed December 9, 2018

Calle Alcala is a pedestrian-only street running from the Zocalo north to the Santo Domingo Guzman Cathedral. The street was lined with pretty colourful buildings and featured plenty of cute cafes, street vendors, shops, and restaurants. It was a fantastic place to go for a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank BrittanyAdventures
Reviewed December 5, 2018

There's so much happening in the evening on this street. I like to start at Santo Domingo, and watch the action there, before I start to stroll south toward the Zocalo. Street entertainers along the way, and of course many vendors, many with colorful textiles....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank johnyoung22222
Reviewed November 30, 2018

Even for those of us who live here, the occassional evening stroll is a requirement. On Saturdays, most likely there will be a snazzy wedding at Santo Domingo with a festive procession. Galeries, restaurants, coffee shops, vendors with terrific ice cream and crafts.

Date of experience: November 2018
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