The City of Oaxaca (wah-HA-kah) is one of the most beautiful cities in
México. It boasts churches and former convents with exteriors
of green cantera stone, archeological sites and an indigenous culture with beautiful and deep traditions. It also offers a variety of crafts and rich cuisine.
The Historical Center - Cultural
Heritage of Humanity - is perfect for a walking tour. Make sure to visit the Constitución Plaza (El Zócalo), Santo Domingo Cultural
Center, the Cathedral, the “Macedonio Alcalá” Tourist
Walkway, as well as the 20 de
Noviembre and Benito Juárez Maza markets.
There are countless restaurants
where you can try delicious meals like the famous “quesillo” and among
the regional drinks are the mezcal, chocolate and tejate. As well as the aromatic coffee from the plantations of the seaside state is famous throughout Mexico.
Oaxaca offers a numerous crafts – each a perfect souvenir of your visit. You will also find shops selling silver and gold, which reproduce the Monte Albán jewels. Others feature fine leather products
as well as a great variety of
Close to the city, visitors will
find the archeological site of
Monte Albán, one of the first
Come to Oaxaca! Where the Mexican colour, tradition, culture, history and cuisine lives.
Come, Live Oaxaca.