Religious Sights in Oaxaca City

Is well known that Mexico is a very religious country, and that's why there are so many churches, temples, convents, ex convents and more. But the thruth is, even if you're not religious, or you have different belifes, you can enjoy a visit to these buildings. The Sapnish came and changed the believes of the locals, not necesesarily the best way, but they did, and they left us wth a big legacy. But whether you like it or not, whether you are agree wth this, no one can deny the architecture the evangelization left in Mexico is without a doubt, the best the Spaniards did.

All the churches in this list are magnificent, and there are so many more. It was hard to pick only 10, but this Top 10 List of Best Religious Sights in Oaxaca is only a small taste of what you can find walking around the city.

Templo de San Felipe Neri

Avenida Independencia at Tinoco y Palacios
Tinoco y Palacios at Independencia

The glided wood altar inside this church is a great example of the opulence of the 18th century... read more

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Centro Cultural Santo Domingo

Macedonio Alacalá n/n

A beautiful and interesting museum in a very important XVI Century building... read more

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Templo de Santo Domingo

Macedonio Alacalá n/n
Corner of Gurrión and Alcalá

One of the most beautiful churches you'll find on all of Mexico. The inside decoration is rich and elaborated... read more

San Juan de Dios Church

20 de Noviembre at Aldama St.
Corner of Aldama and Arteaga

A small yet important church visited by many villagers who come to the nearby market to sell and buy... read more

Basílica de la Soledad

v. Independencia 107, at Calle Victoria
Independencia at Galeana

This church is the most important in Oaxaca and its Baroque facaded is unique in Mexico... read more


North Side of the Zocalo
Fronting the Parque Alameda

An elaborated 18th century baroque church... read more


Km10 highway to Zaachila

On of the oldest churches in the State, a historic site and a perfect place for the adventurers... read more

Templo de la Compañia de Jesus

Trujano Street at Flores Magon

A XVI Century church with a one of a kinf facade in Oaxaca... read more

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Carretera Oaxaca - Mitla Km 42
San Pablo de Mitla, Oaxaca

Just 40 minutes from Oaxaca City, these Zapotec ruins are magical and unique... read more

Templo de San Agustin

Guerrero at Armenta & Lopez

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