Oaxaca Travel Guide
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What you must know before your next adventure

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

Peyote, temazcales and other experiences that shou...

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

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

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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...

The main ceremonial Zapotec center

An important Zapotec archeological site

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An ecological park with breathtaking lagoons and e...

One of Oaxaca's main symbols

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The go-to market for amazing souvenirs and scrumpt...