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Casa Juárez Review

After he was orphaned, 12-year-old Benito Juárez, the future Mexican president and the first indigenous one, walked to Oaxaca from his village in the mountains. He was taken in by a bookbinder named Antonio Salanueva, whose colonial-era home is now a small museum honoring the president. A carefully restored workshop as well as a kitchen, dining room, and bedroom give you a peek at 19th-century Oaxacan life.

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  • Address: Calle García Vigil 609, Oaxaca City, Oaxaca 68000 | Map It
  • Phone: 951/516–1860
  • Cost: $3
  • Hours: Weekdays 10–6, weekends 10–5
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  • Location: Oaxaca City

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