The Zocalo is the city center. Under the shade of the majestic laurel trees, the central square is where people meet, eat, and relax.
A local coffee shop and meeting place serving organic coffee from Oaxaca and Chiapas. M. Bravo 206. www.cafenuevomundo.com
A jewel of Domican architecture, Santo Domingo church was built between 1550 and 1619.
Aikido de Oaxaca
Aikido is a Japanese martial
art that incorporates circular
movement and positive
spirituality as part of its
The ethno botanical garden celebrates the rich biological diversity of Oaxaca with a collection of over nine hundred endemic plants and trees. Tours are open to the public daily.
Centro de las Artes de San Agustin.
Located on the outskirts of the
city, C.A.S.A is an art school that
offers workshops, exhibitions,
The Instituto de Arte y Grafica de Oaxaca (Art and Design Institute of Oaxaca) is located across the street from Santo Domingo. In addition to an incredible collection of books, art exhibitions and lectures are offered here.
Hierve El Agua
Mineral springs in the mountains outside of Oaxaca City form dramatic stalagmite formations. Swim in the medicinal water while taking in the stunning mountain views.