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Luis Donaldo Colosio Park

Address: 1st. de Mayo, Municipal Agency of San Felipe del Agua, 68020 Oaxaca de Juárez, Oax., Mexico.

The "Luis Donaldo Colosio Murrieta" Children's Coexistence Park located in the San Felipe del Agua agency, in the municipality of Oaxaca de Juárez, is a natural space that the State Government offers for the enjoyment of Oaxacan families.

This property has beach volleyball courts, fast soccer, basketball, baseball court, outdoor gym area and a jogging track, to which the general population can have free access to perform various physical activation exercises, family life and learning.

Likewise, it has recreational areas for all ages, shaded areas ideal for a "picnic" with family or friends, where you can even join the craft classes that are taught Monday to Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. hours and Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Also in this place there is a games room, a place dedicated to individual or family reading aimed at boys and girls from 3 to 16 years of age, this from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. from Monday to Saturday, with more than 900 reading options of various genres.

In addition, with the purpose of strengthening the knowledge acquired during the school period of secondary, high school and university students, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry consultations are offered from Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

For these reasons, the Secretariat of Administration invites Oaxacan families to enjoy the attractions and options offered by the "Luis Donaldo Colosio" Park.

Church of Santo Domingo

Address: C. Macedonio Alcalá s/n, RUTA INDEPENDENCIA, Centro, 68000 Oaxaca de Juárez, Oax., Mexico.

The beautiful Santo Domingo is the most splendid of Oaxaca's churches, with a finely carved baroque façade and almost every square inch inside decorated in 3D relief with intricate golden designs revolving around a profusion of painted figures. The most elaborate of all is the 18th-century Chapel of the Virgin of the Rosary (Capilla del Rosario) on the south side. The entire church takes on a magical, warm glow during the candlelit afternoon mass.

Santo Domingo was built primarily between 1570 and 1608 as part of the city's Dominican monastery, with the best craftsmen from Puebla and elsewhere helping in its construction. Like other large buildings in this earthquake-prone region, it has immensely thick stone walls.

Saint Dominic de Guzmán (1172−1221), the Spanish monk who founded the Dominican order, appears on the right as one of two figures supporting a church in the center of the façade, and his elaborate family tree adorns the ceiling immediately inside. Dominicans observed strict vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience, and in Mexico they protected the indigenous people from the excesses of other settlers.

November 20 Market

Address: 20 de Noviembre 512, 68000 Oaxaca de Juárez, Oax., Mexico.

The November 20 market in central Oaxaca is a must-see, especially if you are hungry! The sights and smells of the November 20 market are captivating, especially if you haven't visited a market in Oaxaca before.

The November 20 market has a variety of food stalls where you can taste many Oaxacan specialties, but carnivores flock to the corridor known as El Pasillo de las Carnes Asadas (the smoke aisle). Follow your nose to find it: The smoke and smell of roast meat in the air is quite strong. You can select the meat that looks best to you and it will be grilled to your specifications while you watch. Find a spot at one of the long tables with benches and order salsa and guacamole to accompany your food. Buy some tortillas from one of the passing vendors, and enjoy!

However, it's not all about roast meat; There are many other foods available to buy there as well, such as: mole, empanadas, tlayudas, quesadillas, broths, appetizers, etc. There is also the usual market merchandise that is typical of all markets in Oaxaca, dried chiles, vegetables, crafts, etc. This market has the impression of merging with the Benito Juárez market, since one is opposite the other.

Mercury Square

Address: Blvd. la Salle 202, Ejido Guadalupe Victoria, 68026 Oaxaca de Juárez, Oax., Mexico.

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Benito Juarez Market

Address: Las Casas S/N, Centro, 68000 Oaxaca de Juárez, Oax..

Vibrant covered market with vendors selling produce, prepared foods, crafts and textiles.

This market has a little of everything Oaxaca. Although it is not indicated, the Benito Juárez market is divided into sections, all the butcher shops are in one part, all the artisans in another and the cheese shops in another, etc. In this wonderful little market you can find almost anything you want to buy, as there is a small representation of all things Oaxacan here. The Benito Juárez market is very popular with tourists due to its central location, but it is also very popular with Oaxacans. With the Benito Juárez market so close to the center, can you afford not to visit it?

Monte Alban

Address: Ignacio Bernal S/N, San Pedro Ixtlahuaca, Oax..

Monte Albán is a large archaeological site located near the city of Oaxaca, in southern Mexico. It was the capital of the Zapotec civilization from around 500 BC to 800 AD.

It is one of the most important archaeological sites in Oaxaca, it was one of the first cities in Mesoamerica and was added to the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, along with the colonial city of Oaxaca. This is one of the top ten attractions in Oaxaca City that you should not miss.

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