Oaxaca Sights and Landmarks Guide, Mexico
The city of Oaxaca is one of the few cities in the country of Mexico which are famous due to the perfect mixture of historical culture, natural sights, and modern lifestyle it offers to its customers. If you have taken a day out to visit the city of Oaxaca then you will be surprised to know that one day won’t be enough you when it comes to visiting the city of Oaxaca. When you are about to visit the city of Oaxaca you must understand that you will be getting the chance to enjoy hundreds of historical monuments, indigenous communities, beautiful canyons, awesome landscapes, delicious cuisines, and the cultural handicrafts of this city. So now you can understand the amount of time you will need if you seriously want to enjoy the city of Oaxaca as a whole.
El Zocalo is said to be one of the most colorful sights in the city of Oaxaca. The beautiful sight of people visiting this place and the music being played regularly makes the atmosphere very soothing. Different vendors regularly sell stuffs like candies, handicrafts, and balloon plus many other items you can buy as per your needs. You can also enjoy a hot cup of coffee and get your shoes shined by various shiners which keep walking around this monument. It’s a beautiful sight to watch.
La Guelaguetza is one of the many fiestas celebrated in Oaxaca. Guelaguetza means cooperation or exchange in the local language Zapotec and this happens to be one of the very major fiestas which are held regularly in the city of Oaxaca. This fiesta works on the theme of goodwill which it presents to people of 8 different regions. People from 18 different ethnicities are influenced by this awesome fiesta and this becomes an important reason why this fiesta is said to bring goodwill for the locals of Oaxaca.
Some more must visit sights or fiestas you can enjoy whenever you are in the city of Oaxaca are Monte Alban, Coyotepec, Atzompa, Etla, Tlacolula y Ocotlan, Teotitlan del Valle, Arrazola, Day of the Dead, Centro Cultural Santo Domingo, and Hierve el Agua.
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