Likes & Dislikes

Opinions

Practicals

Transport

There is no Uber in Oaxaca. An alternative app exists, Didi Taxi.

A shared taxi from the airport to the city center costs 95 pesos/per person.

Oaxaca de Juárez - yellow taxi and bike path - Krista photo

Oaxaca de Juárez - busy traffic in a commercial street south of the Zócalo - Krista photo

Oaxaca de Juárez - local & suburban bus - Krista photo

Oaxaca de Juárez - taxis - Krista photo

Accomodation

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Oaxaca de Juárez - small hotel - Krista photo

Food

Recommendations:

Mexita - by far the best pizza in town (authentic Neapolitan)


Oaxaca de Juárez - Hosteria de Alcala - an athmospheric high-end restaurant - Krista photo

Oaxaca de Juárez - the best (French) bakery almost hiding in the Centro - Boulenc, Calle Porfirio Diaz 207 - Krista photo

Oaxaca de Juárez - Boulenc - inside - smaller choice in late afternoon - Krista photo

Shopping

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Oaxaca de Juárez - our favorite market providing us fruits and vegetables - Mercado Sánchez Pascuas- not too big - Krista photo

Fun

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Oaxaca de Juárez - Calle de M Garcia Vigil - corner bar - Krista photo

Oaxaca de Juárez - mask - Krista photo (February 2021)

Oaxaca de Juárez - festive costumes - Krista photo

Oaxaca de Juárez - festive costumes - Krista photo

Others

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Oaxaca de Juárez - Calle de M Garcia Vigil - Krista photo

Oaxaca de Juárez - Calle de Manuel Garcia Vigil - Krista photo

Oaxaca de Juaréz - street art - Krista photo

Oaxaca de Juárez - updated street art - Krista photo

Oaxaca de Juárez - patio - Krista photo

Background

Destination in brief

Population (in 2021): 255,000 in the city area, and 711,000 in the urban area

Average net monthly salary (in 2021): 380 USD (Mexico's average: 655 USD)

Geography

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Oaxaca de Juárez - in the valley - Krista photo

Oaxaca de Juárez - domesticated predator in festive colors - Krista photo

Oaxaca de Juárez - rosy trumpet tree - Krista photo (in February)

Oaxaca de Juárez - yellow flowers of Golden Trumpet Trees (handroanthus chrysanthus) (El guayacán) - Krista photo (February)

Nowadays

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Oaxaca de Juárez - a commercial street south of Zócalo - Krista photo

Oaxaca de Juárez - Centro - Krista photo

Oaxaca de Juárez - small square - Krista photo

People

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Oaxaca de Juárez - locals - Krista photo

Oaxaca de Juárez - market life - Krista photo

Oaxaca de Juárez - local ladies in festive costumes - photo session - Krista photo

Gastronomy

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Oaxaca de Juáraz - Mescalogia - Krista photo

Attractions

Zócalo Oaxaca

Oaxaca de Juárez - Zócalo- Krista photo

Oaxaca de Juarez - Zócalo - Krista photo


Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman

Oaxaca de Juarez - Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman - Krista photo

Oaxaca de Juarez - Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman - interior - Krista photo

Oaxaca de Juárez - Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman at sunset - Krista photo

Oaxaca de Juárez - Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman - Krista photo

Oaxaca de Juárez - behind the Templo de Santo Domingo de Guzman - Krista photo

Calle Alcala (Andares)

Oaxaca de Juárez - Calle Alcala (Andares) - Krista photo

Oaxaca de Juarez - calle Alcala - Krista photo

Cathedral

Oaxaca de Juárez - Cathedral - Krista photo

Oaxaca de Juárez - Cathedral - Krista photo

Oaxaca de Juárez - Cathedral - interior - Krista photo

Mercado 20 de Noviembre

The areas north of the Botanical Garden

Oaxaca de Juárez - a street north of the Botanical Garden - Krista photo

Oaxaca de Juárez - houses north of the Botanical Garden - Krista photo

Oaxaca de Juárez - Krista photo

Oaxaca de Juárez - car-free street - Krista photo

Mercado de Abastos

Mercado Artesanias

Cortes House

Basilica de Nuestra Senora de la Soledad

Oaxaca de Juárez - Basilica de Nuestra Senora de la Soledad - Krista photo

Oaxaca de Juárez - Basilica de Nuestra Senora de la Soledad - interior - Krista photo

Mercado de Benito Juarez

Museum of Cultures

Botanical Garden

Barrio Jalatlaco

Oaxaca de Juárez - Jalatlaco - Krista photo

Oaxaca de Juárez .- Jalatlaco - Krista photo

Oaxaca de Juárez - Jalatlaco - Krista photo

Oaxaca de Juárez - Jalatlaco - Krista photo

Oacaxa de Juárez - Jalatlaco - street art

Templo y Convento Carmen Alto

Oaxaca de Juárez - Templo y Convento Carmen Alto - Krista photo

Oaxaca de Juárez - one of the two gates of the Templo y Convento Carmen Alto - Krista photo

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