Tourism in Oaxaca

Discover a world of traditions and beauty on your sightseeing trip.

Discover the magic of Oaxaca, a fascinating destination that captivates with its rich culture, history and natural beauty.

Known as the "City of the Green Mountains, Oaxaca invites you to explore its cobblestone streets, charming plazas and colorful markets filled with handicrafts and culinary delights.

Historic center in Oaxaca

Explore Oaxaca's historic center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and marvel at its colonial architecture, centuries-old churches and charming plazas. Visit the impressive Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman, an architectural jewel that tells the story of the region.

Immerse yourself in Oaxaca's rich culture through its arts and crafts. Explore the local markets, such as the famous Benito Juárez Market, where you will find colorful textiles, ceramics, alebrijes and authentic gastronomic products.

Gastronomy in Oaxaca

You cannot miss the opportunity to taste the delicious Oaxacan gastronomy. Try traditional dishes such as mole negro, tamales, chapulin and exquisite quesillos. The fusion of fresh ingredients and ancestral techniques make Oaxacan food a unique experience for food lovers.

In addition to its cultural richness, Oaxaca also offers breathtaking natural beauty. Explore the Hierve el Agua waterfalls, a set of unique mineral formations, and enjoy the spectacular panoramic view. Dive into the beaches of Puerto Escondido and Huatulco, where you can relax in the sun, enjoy surfing and explore the marine life in Huatulco National Park.

Festivities and celebrations in Oaxaca

Oaxaca is also famous for its festivities and celebrations. Experience the Guelaguetza, a festival that brings together different ethnic groups of the region in a parade of traditional dances and costumes. Discover the magic of the Night of the Radishes, where artisans carve figures out of giant radishes for display on Christmas Eve.

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