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This is one of those places that not everyone knows about and has too much to offer to visitors. Magnificent building with frescoes and a lot of history.
Maybe a little bit more of budget from the INAH will help this place to shine a...More
Cuilapan is a 20 minute bus ride from central Oaxaca and is the nearest capilla abierta to it. The roofless extension appears to be an earthquake victim but it was built like that intentionally. For a fee you can visit the cloisters as well. Definitely...More
One of the compelling reasons to visit this sight, is that it will require to hire a driver or cab and drive out to the countryside. Many little villages and towns along the way, and some roadside restaurants worth a look. The story behind the...More
If you visit the ex convento, I highly suggest getting a local tour guide to show you around so you get the most out of the experience. There are several important surviving frescoes and a mix of architectural styles.
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try Oaxaca itself, but also all the villages in the area, especially those known for their crafts. Market days are especially colorful. We loved (and took many photographs of) the food market in Oaxaca, a little southwest... More
try Oaxaca itself, but also all the villages in the area, especially those known for their crafts. Market days are especially colorful. We loved (and took many photographs of) the food market in Oaxaca, a little southwest of the center.