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Nice run above Oaxaca

From Crespo you can run up the steps, around the stadium, up the hill towards the observatory... read more

Reviewed March 11, 2018
Nosoydeaquinidealla
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Olympia WA
GREAT VIEW

Enjoy the sunset at this place, local people come here jogging with their pets, there is a... read more

Reviewed March 5, 2018
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This observation tower on Fortin Hill looms high above the city.
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
Dec 27, 2017
“Best View in Town”
Mar 11, 2018
“Nice run above Oaxaca”
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Fortin Hill, Oaxaca, Mexico
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Reviewed March 11, 2018

From Crespo you can run up the steps, around the stadium, up the hill towards the observatory, keeping right at the junction at top of hill, then take the dirt road a little further on, and follow it up into the hills. If you take...More

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Reviewed March 5, 2018

Enjoy the sunset at this place, local people come here jogging with their pets, there is a restaurant if you want to try a shoot of mezcal.

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Reviewed December 28, 2017

If you're traveling by car and in the area be sure to stop. The view is excellent and gives great perspective as to how the city is laid out. It's easy to locate the zocalo, the Santo Domingo church and the southern and eastern valleys....More

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Reviewed November 1, 2017

If you are with a car in Oaxaca and you will climb the periferico up in the direction to the bowl of the famous Guelaguetza - you can see the roof top from all sides of the city - you will pass the "El Mirador"...More

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Reviewed August 25, 2017

Don't miss the view from the Fort. From here you can see the entire valley and gain an appreciation for the site. No cost and a great sight to see.

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Reviewed May 30, 2017

This restaurant is near the Guelaguetza Stadium .also near the statue of Benito Juarez. The menu is varied and offers a special of the day. I prefer the hot pot that offers meats from Oaxaca. You also get beans,avocados and tortillas. It is enough to...More

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Reviewed April 21, 2017

When I have new visitors to Oaxaca, I always take them to El Mirador near sundown for the spectacular view and a good Oaxacan menu. I took guests there recently and there was a new menu -- a bit upscale but still reasonable. The parrilla...More

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Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

I went to the restaurant that they have in el mirador the customer was great the food was delicious I would recommend this place it's beautiful at night you have all the view

Thank Theresa G
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Reviewed February 27, 2016

This place, which gives you a birds eye view of the entire city of Oaxaca is a place to chill. We went there at the dusk and it was nice to see the sun go down and the little lights shimmering all over the city.

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Reviewed January 12, 2016

The views over Oaxaca City is definitely worth the hike. A 10 minute walk from downtown to the base of the steps, then another 10 min steepish climb up. There's a couple tiendas that sell drinks on the way up.

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