13 Amazing Things To Do in Oaxaca, Mexico 🇲🇽
Partake in a one-of-a-kind calenda, a Oaxacan street parade announcing happy celebrations.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.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.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.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.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.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.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.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.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!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.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.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.Walk into the Church of Santo Domingo and see the gilded Rosary Chapel.
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