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Oaxaca is a land of historical and cultural wonders that delight any visitor with its richness and splendor.
If you are planning a getaway to this wonderful corner of Mexico, be sure to include these unmissable destinations in your itinerary.

  1. The magnificent Monte Albán
    Delve into the majesty of Monte Albán, a pre-Columbian city founded in 500 BC on top of a mountain in the Central Valleys with breathtaking panoramic views.
    With an accessible entrance, this archaeological site transports you to the grandeur of the Zapotec civilization. Open Monday to Sunday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. m. to 4:00 p.m. m., invites you to explore its impressive pyramids, leaving you amazed by its ancient architecture and its historical importance.
  2. San Martín Tilcajete: Where Dreams Are Carved in Wood
    Embark on a journey into the world of alebrijes in San Martín Tilcajete, where local artisans skillfully transform wood into colorful dreamlike creatures. Visiting an alebrijes workshop is a magical experience that allows you to witness the magic of Oaxacan creativity in action. Let yourself be amazed by the expert hands that give life to these unique works of art and take with you a piece of the soul of Oaxaca.
  3. Make a stop in Teotitlán del Valle and delve into the fascinating world of wool weaving.
    Make a stop in Teotitlán del Valle and immerse yourself in the fascinating world of wool weaving, a tradition rooted in the history of the Zapotec people. Here, in the local workshops, you can witness how artisans transform wool threads into beautiful textile pieces, weaving ancient stories in each stitch. Discover the magic of this ancient art and take home an authentic work of art.
  4. The archaeological zone of Mitla
    Let yourself be enveloped by the mystery of Mitla, an archaeological zone that transports you to the heart of the ancient Zapotec civilization. With an affordable entrance fee of $70.00, this site invites you to explore its impressive structures, witnesses of a glorious past. Open Monday to Sunday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. m. to 3:00 p.m. m., Mitla offers you a unique experience full of history, culture and mysticism that will leave you amazed.
  5. Jalatlaco and Xochimilco: Hidden Treasures in the City
    End your trip by exploring the charming neighborhoods of Jalatlaco and Xochimilco, where cobblestone streets and colorful facades invite you to discover the essence of Oaxaca. Immerse yourself in the calm and welcoming atmosphere of these places, where colonial architecture and local traditions transport you to another time. Explore its picturesque squares, admire the street art and let yourself be carried away by the magic of these hidden corners of the city.
    As you will realize, Oaxaca is much more than a tourist destination; It is a journey through time that allows you to explore the richness of an ancient culture and the beauty of its historical heritage. From the imposing ruins of Monte Albán to the charming neighborhoods of Jalatlaco and Xochimilco, each place in Oaxaca tells a unique story that invites you to immerse yourself in its magic.
    Prepare your next visit to Oaxaca and ensure your stay at the Hotel Oaxaca Real! Contact us right now at 951 506 0708 and let yourself immerse yourself in the charm of our incredible state.

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