Central de Abastos
Bicicletas Pedro Martínez
This friendly team headed by Mexican Olympic cyclist Pedro Martínez offers a variety of exciting, mostly off-road rides (as well as...
Basílica de la Soledad
The image of Oaxaca’s patron saint, the Virgen de la Soledad (Virgin of Solitude), stands above the altar in the 17th-century Basílica...
Templo de San Felipe Neri
The 18th-century baroque Templo de San Felipe Neri is where Benito Juárez and Margarita Maza were married in 1843; Margarita was the...
Cuish is an expendio (drink retailer) rather than a bar, but it has a quaint, narrow bar anyway and will happily let you sample a...
Mercado 20 de Noviembre
Dozens of comedores inside this large market serve up Oaxacan and Mexican staples like tlayudas , chiles rellenos and moles - but...
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Lonely Planet review
The enormous main market, nearly 1km west of the Zócalo, is a hive of activity all week, with Saturday the biggest day. You can find almost anything here, and it's easy to get lost among the household goods, artesanías and overwhelming quantities of fruit, vegetables, sugarcane, maize and other produce grown from the coast to the mountaintops. Each type of product has its own section.