OAXACA city

Recommendations of tourism in Oaxaca which you can visit during your stay in the city:

Hierve el Agua

The only place in America with petrified waterfalls (there are only 2 in the world). Waterfalls with a height of 30 meters high and another of 12 meters, formed by carbonated water that falls from springs located in the upper part of the crags.




Monte Albán

Monte Albán is the most important archaeological zone of the Oaxacan entity, of unique regional importance for the religious, political and economic control exercised by the Zapotec state over the population of the Valley of Oaxaca for more than thirteen centuries. It has been named Cultural Heritage of Humanity by the UNESCO, together with the city of Oaxaca on December 11, 1987.

Árbol del Tule

One of the most extraordinary natural beauties is the gigantic Sabino tree called «The Tree of the Tule», has a height of 40 meters, a diameter of 52.58 meters, a weight of 509 tons and approximately 2000 years old.




Mitla

Main ceremonial center after Monte Albán, the main attraction of the area is the varied ornamentation of its buildings, achieved through the system of frets that distinguishes it from the rest of the country in them are the most beautiful tombs, where they were buried priests and the Zapotec kings.



Ex-Convento de Cuilapam

Former convent of Mexico, now abandoned and in ruins, which was in the municipality of Cuilápam de Guerrero, in the region of the Central Valleys of Oaxaca. It is a sixteenth century building never completed. Among its most characteristic spaces is an open chapel, a type of religious construction characteristic of the first years after the conquest of Mexico, its purpose was to gather a greater number of natives to Catholicism.

Arrazola

Arrazola is well known for its production of alebrijes and there is a large number of artisans recognized here and their fantastic creations in copal wood. The economy of Arrazola is highly dependent on these fantastic inventions.

Andador Turistico

It is one of the main streets of the city of Oaxaca, it was modified and received many improvements that make it one of the most beautiful streets in the city that lead to the heart of the Zócalo and that allows a pleasant walk visiting handicraft shops, restaurants , museums and other places of interest.

Ethnobotanical Garden

The Ethnobotanical Garden shows hundreds of plant species live, all of them native to Oaxaca. The Garden is part of the Santo Domingo Cultural Center, which occupies the former Convent that was built in the 16th and 17th centuries for the Dominican friars. The garden site was part of the old orchard of the convent.

Ceviarem Temazcal

We are a rescue center for traditional healing. We do a tradicional Temazcal ritual heat stone base, with other elements to do cleansins inside the room. Is an ancestral practice by The zapotecs to clean The three bodies: the energetical, the physical and The emotional body. Traditional Temazcal accompanied by a guide at all time for safety and comfort during 1h aprox.

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