Kid Friendly Attractions in Oaxaca City

There's only so many art museums a five-year-old can take. When it's time to let the kids run loose, it's time for Oaxaca City's family-friendly attractions. But it's not all playgrounds and jungle gyms; these attractions are truly fun for the whole family. You might just reconnect with your own inner child - or at least Oaxaca City's spirit of youth.

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Arbol del Tule

2 de Abril

Just 10 km from Oaxaca the Tule Three is a natural wonder that kids and adults will love... read more


KM 36 Carrtera Federal 190

A small yet important pre-Hispanic city set around a hill overlooking the mountains of Oaxaca... read more

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Monte Alban

N/A Road to Monte Alban

One of the most important and best conserved pre-Hispanic ruins in Mexico... read more

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Bustamante at Hidalgo

The Zocalo of Oaxaca has been the heart of the city for more than 500 years... read more


Highway 190 to Istmo de Tehuantepec

A small but important ceremonial center for the Zapotecs... read more


Sierra Madre del Sur, and 7 mi/11.3 km S of Oaxaca

This was the last standing important city of the Zapotec civilization... 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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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

Mercado Benito Juárez

Miguel Cabrera at Las Casas
Between calles Las Casas, Cabrera, Aldama, and 20 de Noviembre

The most traditional market in the city... read more

Rufino Tamayo Museum

Av. Morelos 503
North of the zócalo between Tinoco y Palacios and Porfirio Díaz

This museum houses the large pre-Columbian art collection the famous artista Rufino Tamayo had... 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

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Mercado de Artesanía

JP Garcia at Zaragoza
J. P. García and Zaragoza

Locals and tourists favorite place to buy crafts...
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La Mano Mágica

Macedonio Alcalá 203
Between Morelos and Matamoros

This galery promotes the popular and traditional art of Oaxaca... 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


28 km S.E. highway 190

A small but important Zapotec site, with unique and well preserved carved masks... read more

Alameda de Leon

Between Independencia, Hidalgo, Leon and Valdivieso

A small replica of the Alameda in Mexico City...
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Casa de Juárez

6th Street of García Vigil No. 609

This 19th-century house shows how its inside would have look when it was inhabited by the future President... read more

Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Oaxaca (MACO)

Alcalá 202
Between Murgía and Morelos

This 18th Century building houses the work of some of the most important contemporary artists in Mexico... read more

Cerro del Fortín

Mercado Abastos

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