During the prehispanic era two of the great indigenous cultures of Mexico developed: the Mixtecs and the Zapotecs, now it is possible to visit archaeological zones where you can learn their history and observe their legacy. Oaxaca is also home to mezcal, the magnificent fiesta of the Guelaguetza, some of the most popular Mexican beaches internationally and a prodigious gastronomy, the result of its mixture of cultures and natural resources.


City of Oaxaca

There are cities that are seen, admired or recognized. Oaxaca is a city that also tastes, that makes the senses are filled with images, music, flavors, contrasts and culture...


Legend of Oaxaca "Donají"

The Zapoteca monarch Cosijoeza and the queen Coloyocaltzin had a daughter whom they called Donají, which means "big soul"...

Traditional Music and Dances

The Sandunga

According to the RAE, the meaning of "Sandunga" is: grace, donaire or salt shaker.

Magical Towns

Capulálpam de Méndez

Its cobbled streets with adobe houses covered by red tiled roofs, make Capulálpam de Méndez an authentic Magical Town.


Handicrafts of Oaxaca

Pedro Linares López was a recognized artist in the scene of Mexico City.

Archaeological Sites

Monte Albán

Monte Albán was, in its heyday, the main ceremonial city of the Zapotec culture and one of the most important in the whole continent...


Legend of the Bat

Originally, the bat was called biguidibela; "Biguibi" means butterfly and "bela", meat.


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