"OAXACA" Top 5 Page for this destination Estado de Oaxaca by ViajesdelMundo
Estado de Oaxaca Travel Guide: 886 reviews and 2,334 photos
WE STAYED A WEEK IN A TIMESHARE EXCHANGE WHICH WAS UP IN THE HILLS (San Felipe de Agua), easily accessible to the city by taxi or bus.
There seemed to be a dearth of tourists, probably still from the civil strife of a year+ ago, and therefore, the vendors were probably a little more insistent, but otherwise, the city is very comfortable, friendly, easy-going--DELIGHTFUL!!
Definitely a week is not too long to spend here; as browsing the mercados, taking the tours to nearby archeological, historical sites, some museums and lounging in the zocalo are all 'MUSTS'.
Much larger than the Cathedral of Oaxaca, this former convent is also more lavish. Built between the 15th and 16th... more travel advice
Reminiscent to me of the markets in downtown Baltimore where I grew up, are the MERCADOS off the central square in... more travel advice
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