Oaxaca Sightseeing Places and Events
can be in the City of
Oaxaca or within 40
miles of the City where
there are several
pre-columbian ruin sites:
Monte Alban, Dainzu,
Yagul, Lambyteco, Mitla,
San Jose el Mogote
The last week of October and the first week of November find the people of Oaxaca preparing their cemeteries for the Days of the Dead celebration
In the modern cosmopolitan city of Oaxaca you can find sophisticated shopping and gourmet dining
The artisan in each village surrounding the city of Oaxaca specialize in a craft. In Arrazola the carvers create sculpted and painted animals of wood........
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Article: The Day of the Dead Celebration in Oaxaca is a three-day November holiday during which families clean the graves and prepare the tombs for the return of the spirits. During this time the traditional flowers decorate the tombs and home altars but in some villages the popular decoration is the sand painting.....
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The Santo Domingo Church was started in 1558 when the Dominican order acquired the land in the city of Villa de Antequera, as Oaxaca was then called. Construction continued sporadically until 1608 when the church and convent were first inhabited............Article
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How to Get There
From the Zocalo go north to the Llano Park and the theatre building at 703, the office is on the right side of the building.
Oaxaca City is great for walkers with its pedestrian-only streets. The Colonial city also and has many attractions and cultural tours for vacationers.
While the Euro could prevent a family vacation to Paris this year, Oaxaca City is just as walkable and full of culture and history.
In Oaxaca City you'll find art museums, restaurants, biking, walking in the parks and hills and many ancient archaeological ruins near the city.
Boutique hotels, Inns called posadas, B&Bs, and historic buildings converted to hotels, make Oaxaca City a good choice for a vacation.
Reached within a day's flight from US or Canadian cities, Oaxaca is well located in the 5000 foot mountains giving it a perfect climate.
House rentals, and Apartment rentals put Oaxaca City within reach of budget conscious travelers.
Oaxaca Sightseeing in Places and at Events in Oaxaca is fun because the sophisticated colonial city has ruin sites, museums, good lodging, unique regional cuisine, and fascinating events and festivals.