World Heritage City known as the “Verde Antequera” for its beautiful colonial architecture built with green quarry. Since times immemorial Oaxaca has been home to a diverse wealth of cultures that spread throughout the Mexican southwest, spreading from the cities of Mitla and Monte Alban. A city that greets travelers with arms open, its warm and kind people are inviting you to visit them to experience the culture, traditions, history, flavors and colors that make Oaxaca a special place.
To experience Oaxaca you have to dive into its never-ending festivities, which you will luckily find at any time of the year; from the catholic festivities like the Easter parties, the Passion of Christ’s reenactment and the Christmas parties, to folkloric celebrations like the Guelaguetza and the Turnips Night on December 23, to culinary festivals, like the 7 Moles festival or the Tamal festival. And of course, the state’s most colorful and famous celebration, the Día de Muertos, or Day of the Dead in November 1st.
Oaxaca has it all, and you would have to spend a full here here to live through each one of its celebrations. But that won’t be a problem, the people here will always greet you with warmth and joy and a visit that’s full at every turn with what it means to be in Oaxaca.