Oaxaca Sights

We’ve compiled the best of the best in Oaxaca - browse our top choices for the top things to see during your stay.

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Oaxaca City 19

Puerto Escondido 14

Mitla and the Textile Villages 10


Dainzú 1

Mitla 4

Santa Ana del Valle 1

Santa María del Tule 1

Teotitlán del Valle 1

Tlacolula 2

Huatulco 6

Manzunte, San Agustinillo, and Zipolite 6

Craft Villages of the Valles Centrales 5


Cuilapam 1

Ocotlán 2

San Bartolo Coyotepec 1

Zaachila 1

Puerto Angel 3

Mixteca 3

Monte Albán 1

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Historic District/ Site 3

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Museum/ Gallery 14

Nature Preserve/ Wildlife Refuge 2

Park (National/ State/ Provincial) 2

Plaza/ Square/ Piazza 2

Religious Building/ Site/ Shrine 9

Spa–Sight 1

Store/ Shop/ Mall 3

Tour–Sight 1

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Winery/ Brewery/ Distillery 2

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Bahía Chahué

  • Beach–Sight

Although several hotels, shops, and restaurants (serving mostly lunch and dinner) are near the main road, Boulevard Benito Juárez, the...

Centro Academico y Cultural San Pablo

  • Educational Institution

The Ex-Convento San Pablo has been turned from dereliction into a stunning new cultural and academic center for the city of Oaxaca. Visitors...

El Tule

  • Historic District/Site

About 14 km (9 miles) east of Oaxaca on Carretera 190, the hamlet of Santa María del Tule is known for El Tule, the huge cypress tree...

Laguna de Ventanilla

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Tour operators often combine a trip to Playa Mazunte and its sea turtle center with a visit to Laguna de Ventanilla to see resident and...

Museo de Filatelia

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The Stamp Museum in Oaxaca is located on a quiet street alongside the botanical garden. It is a small, free museum that celebrates all...

Playa Agua Blanca

  • Beach–Sight

Playa Agua Blanca is about 30 minutes east of Puerto Escondido, at Km 172 of the road towards Mazunte. You'll see a sign for Agua Blanca...

Playa Entrega

  • Beach–Sight

If you're looking for the best fishing and water sports in the area, head to this beach west of Bahía Santa Cruz, where dozens of fishermen...

Playa Manzanillo

  • Beach–Sight

Of Puerto Escondido's seven beaches, Playa Manzanillo, which rings Puerto Angelito, is one of the safest for swimming. It's also one...

Playa San Agustinillo

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This divine stretch of sand between Zipolite and Playa Mazunte is fringed by elegant coconut palms. It's somewhat safe for swimming,...


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