Hotel Monte Albán
Museo de los Pintores Oaxaqueños
Changing exhibitions by artists from Oaxaca and elsewhere – often provocative contemporary work.
Oaxaca’s cathedral, begun in 1553 and finished (after several earthquakes) in the 18th century, stands just north of the Zócalo. Its...
Traffic-free, shaded by tall trees and surrounded by elegant portales (arcades), the Zócalo is the perfect place to start soaking up...
Café del Jardín
The Jardín has a peerless position beneath the arches at the Zócalo's southwest corner. In the evening you’re likely to be serenaded by...
El Asador Vasco
For a meal, rather than a drink or snack, overlooking the Zócalo, the prime choice is the Asador Vasco's upstairs terrace, which...
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Hotel Monte Albán information
This hotel presents a 1½-hour Guelaguetza show nightly if enough people (sometimes 10 is sufficient) reserve by 6:30pm. It's usually with recorded music, but worth 90 minutes of your time if you can’t get to one of the others.