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Oaxaca
Easygoing and vibrant, Oaxaca offers the best of southern Mexican charm, pairing lively festivals and entertainment with fantastic cuisine and unique cultural attractions. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Oaxaca is home to the spectacular Macedonio Alcala Theater and a short drive from the inspiring rock formations at Hierve el Aqua.

All things to do » Things to do

Monte Alban
Monte Alban
The ruins of this ancient Zapotec capital make up one of the most important archaeological sites in all of Latin America.
Attraction type: Historic Sites; Ancient Ruins; Points of Interest & Landmarks; Sacred & Religious Sites; History Museums
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Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman
Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman
One of the city's most ornate structures, this church is lavishly endowed with gold.
Attraction type: Sacred & Religious Sites
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Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca
Museo de las Culturas de Oaxaca
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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Rufino Tamayo Museum of Pre-Hispanic Art
Rufino Tamayo Museum of Pre-Hispanic Art
This museum contains a varied collection of pre-Columbian art donated by Rufino Tamayo, one of Mexico's most famous modern artists.
Attraction type: Art Museums
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Andador de Macedonia Alcala
Andador de Macedonia Alcala
One of Oaxaca's crowded main thoroughfares.
Attraction type: Points of Interest & Landmarks
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Catedral Restaurante & Bar
Catedral Restaurante & Bar
Ranked #1 of 432 Restaurants in Oaxaca
Price: $15 - $20
Cuisines: Mexican, Latin
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Casa Oaxaca  Restaurant
Casa Oaxaca Restaurant
Ranked #2 of 432 Restaurants in Oaxaca
Cuisines: Mexican, Latin
Good for: Romantic, Scenic view, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Los Danzantes
Los Danzantes
Ranked #3 of 432 Restaurants in Oaxaca
Price: $15 - $20
Cuisines: Mexican, Latin
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
TR3S 3ISTRO Restaurant & Oyster Bar
TR3S 3ISTRO Restaurant & Oyster Bar
Ranked #4 of 432 Restaurants in Oaxaca
Price: $8 - $20
Cuisines: Mexican, European, Latin, Seafood
Good for: Romantic, Scenic view, Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
zandunga
zandunga
Ranked #5 of 432 Restaurants in Oaxaca
Cuisines: Mexican, Latin
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Casa Angel Youth Hostel
Casa Angel Youth Hostel
$16 - $19 (MX$344 - MX$408)
Ranked #1 of 102 Specialty Lodging in Oaxaca
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Azul Cielo Hostel
2.0 of 5
Azul Cielo Hostel
$14 - $39 (MX$301 - MX$838)
Ranked #2 of 102 Specialty Lodging in Oaxaca
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Hostal de Las Americas
2.5 of 5
Hostal de Las Americas
$14 - $17
Ranked #3 of 102 Specialty Lodging in Oaxaca
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

One Oaxaca Centro
3.0 of 5
One Oaxaca Centro
$49 - $64
Ranked #10 of 111 Hotels in Oaxaca
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Casona Oaxaca
3.0 of 5
Casona Oaxaca
$39 - $71 (MX$838 - MX$1,526)
Ranked #13 of 111 Hotels in Oaxaca
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Hotel Las Mariposas
2.5 of 5
Hotel Las Mariposas
$33 - $40 (MX$709 - MX$860)
Ranked #15 of 111 Hotels in Oaxaca
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Casa Oaxaca
4.0 of 5
Casa Oaxaca
$186 - $316
Ranked #6 of 111 Hotels in Oaxaca
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Hotel Palacio Borghese
4.5 of 5
Hotel Palacio Borghese
$143 - $181
Ranked #8 of 111 Hotels in Oaxaca
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Quinta Real Oaxaca
4.0 of 5
Quinta Real Oaxaca
$141 - $272
Ranked #9 of 111 Hotels in Oaxaca
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