This multicultural hub in the highlands of southern Mexico is known for its mild climate, rich culinary and craft traditions, and complex history. Oaxaca is one of the cities where all the historical periods of Mexico shine: pre-Hispanic, colonial, independent, modern, and contemporary are expressed with its natural elegance in every street, colonial building, museum, magical festival, colorful crafts, pre-Columbian ruins, and the many splendorous baroque churches that are to be found in every corner of the city.
Oaxaca City is a cultural and culinary capital that continues to bring in travelers and investors from all over the world. It’s downtown boasts a historic, colonial feel, spectacular museums, artists and artisans and the most delicious authentic Mexican cuisine you’ve ever tasted. Oaxaca is often referred to as the gastronomical capital of Mexico. It’s known for its colonial buildings, many of which are made from green volcanic stone. The central Zócalo square features the Palacio de Gobierno, with colorful murals depicting regional history. It is also the home of the month-long cultural festival called the “Guelaguetza”, which features Oaxacan dance from the seven regions, music and a beauty pageant for indigenous women.
Set in the Sierra Madre mountains, this indigenous yet fast-forward city is surrounded by captivating archaeological sites and villages and bustling marketplaces. The sports-minded buyer can take advantage of tons of activities in the area including hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding and much more.