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Monte Alban
Ancient Ruins, Sacred & Religious Sites, Historic Sites, History Museums, Points of Interest & Landmarks
Monte Alban
Ancient Ruins, Sacred & Religious Sites, Historic Sites, History Museums, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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Monte Alban
Ancient Ruins, Sacred & Religious Sites, Historic Sites, History Museums, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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#1 of 39 Sights & Landmarks in Oaxaca
From the earliest times through the indigenous cultures and their riches of the finds in the archaeological sites such as Monte Alban.
We will be going back again very soon, as even my 3 year old daughter was amazed with the gorgeous architecture, beautiful views and stunning staircases!
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#2 of 39 Sights & Landmarks in Oaxaca
I visited monte Alban with my family and It was my daughter's favorite place in Oaxaca Breathtaking views of the valley and the ruins It is extremely well preserved and you can learn a lot from the Zapotec culture...
Beautifully situated and well preserved Zapotec site with steal, temples, stone carvings, ball court and Tomb 7 + small museum with well displayed artefacts, small shop and cafe.
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#3 of 39 Sights & Landmarks in Oaxaca
Great Food, Great View of the Historic Center
Clean, wide and, during the Day of the Dead festivities, a local site of costumes, painted faces and happy people.
#4 of 39 Sights & Landmarks in Oaxaca
If you are an English speaker in Oaxaca who is looking to learn more in depth about something you are experienced in this wonderful city -- the many archeological sites and the peoples who built them, the fascinat...
Best site for masks and folk art books
#5 of 39 Sights & Landmarks in Oaxaca
Wonderful ambience, sights and smells with hustle and bustle of market life.
Incredible sights and smells!
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#6 of 39 Sights & Landmarks in Oaxaca
Oaxaca is a treasure trove of sites and opportunities to see artisans' works.
... the confessional space with the priests robes laid out.After a few minutes walking the interior and the church courtyards, spend an even longer time enjoying a view of the front from one of the ice cream stands.
#7 of 39 Sights & Landmarks in Oaxaca
The view is spectacular!
A fantastically interesting site
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#8 of 39 Sights & Landmarks in Oaxaca
Perched in the rugged mountains of Oaxaca, the limestone waterfalls and thermal pools offer great views and a wonderful place to swim right at the edge of limestone cliffs.
If you are lucky enough to visit the area during the rainy season, you will get thrilled by the lush green panoramic view of the mountain range that surrounds the petrified waterfall, as well as the natural spring...
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#9 of 39 Sights & Landmarks in Oaxaca
There is a second floor, staircase that has a view of the strangest glass window.
#10 of 39 Sights & Landmarks in Oaxaca
Beautifully restored and maintained, with breathtaking views of the surrounding towns and valley below, the ruins have three plazas, several dwellings, pyramids, two pelota (football) courts, funerary crypts, and...
Take a taxi to the site, or (if you like climbing hills on bikes) rent a mountain bike (Pedro Martinez) and ride out.
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#11 of 39 Sights & Landmarks in Oaxaca
The outer courtyard is a stunning place to sit and people watch and just steps away from Casa Crespo (restaurant/cooking classes) which has a roof top patio that affords gorgeous views of the Cathedral and surroun...
Enjoyed the view at sunset after a rainy day, accompanied by nice climate and colonial architecture, with very nice illumination.
#12 of 39 Sights & Landmarks in Oaxaca
... weary from wandering through the colourful markets and artisan shops in the area around the Zocalo, take a seat at any one of a dozen in and outdoor cafes lining two sides of the square, and take in the sights.
Beautiful plaza in front of the church is the site of many concerts and activities.
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#13 of 39 Sights & Landmarks in Oaxaca
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#14 of 39 Sights & Landmarks in Oaxaca
View the ex-convent while having excellent brunch at Real Oaxaca Hotel
#15 of 39 Sights & Landmarks in Oaxaca
On our recent visit to Oaxaca our hotel was very close to Cerro del Fortin, which incudes the Planetarium on top of the hill, awesome views of Oaxaca, The Juarez monument, the murals at the famous Escalares del Fo...
Located on a hill, the views from here looking over the city of Oaxaca are fascinating.
#16 of 39 Sights & Landmarks in Oaxaca
We were tipped off to the significance of San Jeronimo by our wonderful guide, who explained to us how the stones taken from the earlier Zapotec site, Dainzu, were used to build the church here.
#17 of 39 Sights & Landmarks in Oaxaca
Whereas Santo Domingo is a huge landmark becae of its historical and aesthetic merits, San Felipe Neri is a more normal church where locals go to mass and for "ordinary" ceremonies like wedings and baptism.
#19 of 39 Sights & Landmarks in Oaxaca
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.
The views over Oaxaca City is definitely worth the hike.
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#21 of 39 Sights & Landmarks in Oaxaca
Well preserved historical landmark
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#22 of 39 Sights & Landmarks in Oaxaca
It also provides the best panoramic view of the city, which probably accounts for the number of loving couples cuddling together at every turn.
You’ll be rewarded with a comprehensive view of the city and its suburbs.