Live the Magic of Getting to Knowing Oaxaca

Oaxaca de Juárez, Oaxaca

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The city of Oaxaca traces its origins to the 16th century. It was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1987.

WALK THE PLAZA OF THE CONSTITUTION
Enjoy the city’s main square, Plaza de la Constitución, and admire the Government Palace, the Cathedral and the kiosk of this lively and magical colonial city.

TOUR THE PATH
Take a walk along the tourist path and pick up some souvenirs to take home with you along the way.

ENJOY THE MARKETS
Visit the Benito Juarez and November 20 markets to indulge in some Oaxacan soft drinks, classic fresh cheese and traditional tlayudas de tasajo (traditional Oaxacan dish). You should also try some local favorites like agua de chocolate (chocolate water), tejate (corn and cacao beverage) and chapulines (seasoned grasshoppers) accompanied by fresh, handmade tortillas.

BE INSPIRED AT SANTO DOMINGO
Explore the cultural center of Santo Domingo, a beautifully preserved example of Baroque architecture and visit the covenant’s impressive art collection and unique library.

RELAX IN THE ETHNOBOTANICAL GARDEN
This unique garden represents the great diversity of plants and cultures that characterizes Oaxaca. You can find plants from all the different regions and ecosystems of Oaxaca within the garden.
TRY A DELICIOUS MEZCAL
In the evening, enjoy a traditional mezcal tasting and sample delicacies guided by a master mezcalero that will allow you to feel part of the legacy of Mexico.