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Oaxaca: Downtown & Santo Domingo Temple Walking Tour

1. Oaxaca: Downtown & Santo Domingo Temple Walking Tour

Discover the downtown of Oaxaca City, its most important sites, monuments, streets, and markets, and explore the colorful and beautiful downtown with a bilingual guide and learn the city's history. You will start the tour by visiting the "Santo Domingo Temple", and learn about its beautiful Mexican baroque architecture. Walk through the corridor from Santo Domingo's Temple through the city center. Experience downtown, and enjoy the music in the kiosk of the "Zocalo", visit the "Portales" and the "Constitution Garden", and enjoy the vibe of local life while you walk through the area. Stop in a chocolate store and learn how Oaxacan Chocolate is made. Buy Oaxacan Chocolate or Mole, which is a famous salsa in Mexican food. Visit the "Mercado Benito Juarez", the most traditional market in the city, where you can buy mole, Oaxacan cheese, and crickets. Make a stop at the "Mercado 20 de Noviembre" and see the smoke hall.

Oaxaca: Guided City Walking Tour

2. Oaxaca: Guided City Walking Tour

Start the tour with a visit to the Temple of Santo Domingo de Guzmán, an important monument and one of the most beautiful examples of Baroque architecture in Mexico. Enter the regional museum of Oaxaca and see exhibits of Mixtec and Zapotec archeology alongside treasures from Grave No 7 of Monte Albán. Continue on foot to one of the main streets in the city of Oaxaca. Follow the cobblestone street through a green quarry that opens up onto the Tourist Walkway. Explore Santo Domingo de Guzmán and head into the central part of the city, passing by various museums, galleries, craft shops, and restaurants on the way. When you arrive in the center, enjoy a mixture of band and Marimba music in the Constitution Garden. End this magical tour with a visit to the Benito Juarez Market. Shop for black clay handicrafts, alebrijes, and typical costumes from the 8 regions of the state of Oaxaca. Sample local products including Mole Oaxaqueño, Tlayudas, Mezcal, Chocolate, Quesillo, and Chapulines in the 20 de Noviembre Market. Then pass through the main meat aisle where you will not be able to leave without tasting some of Oaxaca's delicious cuisine.

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Lovely guide full of enthusiasm. Great way to get your boring

Spanish speaking guide, very knowledgeable and informative.