This is the perfect place to explore iconic landmarks like the Zócalo (the plaza in front of the National Palace), the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption, and the Santo Domingo Cultural Center.
The must-see historical and archaeological attraction is one of the top places to visit in Oaxaca and full of ancient Zapotec pyramids that span several miles. Be sure to get a guide, since there’s not any signage here.
It is now home to all kinds of religious and pre-Columbian artifacts, including famous ones from Tomb 7, which had the most intact Zapotec artifacts ever found. It is one of the best attractions in Oaxaca.
These gardens span over two acres and feature plants from across the state (Oaxaca is one of the most biologically diverse regions in the country).
Día de Los Muertos is a big celebration in Mexico. Locals paint their faces, visit cemeteries, and give offerings to honor the dead.