Oaxaca Travel Guide
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Oaxaca is located in Southwestern Mexico and it's known for its ruins, its beaches, its food (considered one of the best by Mexicans), its cultures and indigenous peoples - especially Zapotecs and Mixtects.

Attractions in Oaxaca

Attractions in Oaxaca

A beautiful colonial city filled with art in every...

Peyote, temazcales and other experiences that shou...

One of the top places to experience Day of the Dea...

The main ceremonial Zapotec center

An important Zapotec archeological site

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An ecological park with breathtaking lagoons and e...

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A beach town in Oaxaca famous for its sea turtles

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A nudist beach known for its hippie vibe

Learn and admire the craft of barro negro pottery

Gorgeous town famous for the natural pools of wate...

A gorgeous, less touristy beach with golden sand d...

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The place where the famous alebrijes are made

Two petrified waterfalls in the middle of a valley...

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The varied flora of Oaxaca in one place