Oaxaca Places and Events
Within 40 miles of the City of Oaxaca there several pre-columbian ruin sites:
The last week of October and the first week of November find the people of Oaxaca preparing their cemeteries for the Days of the Dead celebration
In the modern cosmopolitan city of Oaxaca you can find sophisticated shopping and gourmet dining
The artisan in each village surrounding the city of Oaxaca specialize in a craft. In Arrazola the carvers create sculpted and painted animals of wood.
Oaxaca places and events include Mexico's most important ruin sites and the mysterious Days of the Dead festival.
In the sophisticated colonial city there are ruin sites, museums, good lodging, unique regional cuisine, and fascinating festivals.
and Church Tours : Two hour tour of churches and other places.
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How to Get There
From the Zocalo go north to the Llano Park and the theatre building at 703, the office is on the right side of the building.
Oaxaca City is great for walkers with its pedestrian-only streets. The Colonial city also and has many attractions and cultural tours for vacationers.
While the Euro could prevent a family vacation to Paris this year, Oaxaca City is just as walkable and full of culture and history.
In Oaxaca City you'll find art museums, restaurants, biking, walking in the parks and hills and many ancient archaeological ruins near the city.
Boutique hotels, Inns called posadas, B&Bs, and historic buildings converted to hotels, make Oaxaca City a good choice for a vacation.
Reached within a day's flight from US or Canadian cities, Oaxaca is well located in the 5000 foot mountains giving it a perfect climate.
House rentals, and Apartment rentals put Oaxaca City within reach of budget conscious travelers.
Oaxaca Silent Parade Holy Week Oaxaca
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