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The bowl where the famous Guelaguetza take place

In the last week of June/first week of Juli in this place the colorful Guelaguetza take place... read more

Reviewed October 31, 2017
Ralf K
Wurzburg, Germany
Beautiful view of the city

I've been in Oaxaca for years but recently made my way to the Guelaguetza for a concert. It... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2017
Rebecca R
Detroit, Michigan
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Oaxaca, Mexico
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed May 26, 2015

This is my first visit to Auditorio Guelaguetza. The concert was free and I did plan this at the last minute. There is not enough car parking space, the lines were too long. The concert was the best one and only one I have attended.

3  Thank OaxacaGold
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Reviewed July 24, 2006

I returned from Oaxaca last night, July 24. I had bought tickets to both the traditional Guelaguetza festival and the Donaji--a reenactment of the legend--from TicketMasterMexico many months ago, and was to pick them up "at WIllCall at the ticket office in town" the week...More

3  Thank pammyt
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Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

From everything I've read, go here for events, but don't go alone when there are no events scheduled.

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Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

Located on a hill, the views from here looking over the city of Oaxaca are fascinating. We played a concert here to a nearly full house of almost 10,000 people. It did get rather windy during the evening performance.

1  Thank johntpt
Reviewed February 24, 2018

On our recent visit to Oaxaca our hotel was very close to Cerro del Fortin, which incudes the Planetarium on top of the hill, awesome views of Oaxaca, The Juarez monument, the murals at the famous Escalares del Fortin and lastly the Auditorio Guelaguetza. So...More

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Reviewed October 31, 2017

In the last week of June/first week of Juli in this place the colorful Guelaguetza take place. This is a folkloric event where a lot of groups from all over the state of Oaxaca represent their local dances and music. This event is well known...More

Thank Ralf K
Reviewed August 21, 2017

I've been in Oaxaca for years but recently made my way to the Guelaguetza for a concert. It provides beautiful views and is actually a lot cleaner than I thought. The only thing is that they don't serve any kind of snacks or drinks inside...More

Thank Rebecca R
Reviewed July 28, 2017

This auditorium is high on a hillside and visible form everywhere in the city. 2017 was the first year that they had a beautiful artistic awning over the top. It was GREAT. Protection from the sun and afternoon rain. This auditorium AND performance is a...More

Thank Janette C
Reviewed July 23, 2017

Wonderful show. the 8 regions of Oaxaca dance and sing in there native costumes. When finished throw products made in their area. Get there early if you did not buy tickets. We bought our tickets in May got pre vent price. Get ticket through ticket...More

Thank ladyfromtuxtepecmx
Reviewed February 16, 2017

We walked from mid-town to mount the stairs to the auditorium several times. The first time was for the view and experience. The second time was for some necessary exercise after a week of overeating. Probably would be a great concert venue.

Thank ZeppelinsDad
Reviewed November 8, 2016 via mobile

Everything about this ..... is Great. The Oaxacan food is to die for (the spicy Mole is world-class). The entertainment is a conglomeration of a dozen districts from all over the state, dressing up in local costumes and bringing their dancing and music, that makes...More

Thank goyotraveler
Reviewed February 25, 2016

On the weekends and at night time they have dancers, concerts, and any type of music events. Really nice to sit down and watch the shows.

1  Thank Cuatrodivas
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