13 Amazing Things To Do in Oaxaca, Mexico 🇲🇽
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Partake in a one-of-a-kind calenda, a Oaxacan street parade announcing happy celebrations.
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See one of only two calcified waterfalls in the world at Hierve el Agua.
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Order some tasajo (thin smoked meats) at the food bazaar known as El Mercado 20 de Noviembre.
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Go shipping for some local textiles handwoven by skilled artisans.
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Walk through El Zocolo, the city’s main public square with performers, stalls, and restaurants.
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Find out (if you dare) how many years you have to live at Mitla, a sacred site to the Zapotecs.
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Climb atop the crumbling ruins of Monte Albán, the former political capital of the Zapotec Empire.
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Eat a giant ‘tyaluda,’ a fire-roasted corn tortilla with beans, chicken, lettuce, and quesillo.
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For street art fans, political graffiti adorn the colorful facades of Oaxaca City.
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Mezcal is Oaxaca’s famous liquor, and if you’re brave, try the famous maguey worm with your mezcal!
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Admire the painting of ‘alebrijes,’ hand carved wooden animals in Arrazola, the land of artists.
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Suck on a sweet paleta, a Mexican ice pop with fun flavors like dulce de leche and chili mango.
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Walk into the Church of Santo Domingo and see the gilded Rosary Chapel.
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