One of the most beautiful and colorful cities in Mexico, Oaxaca (the capital of the state with the same name) is a destination filled with history, folklore, rich architecture and a multicultural identity. With Aeromexico’s flights to Oaxaca, Mexico offers, you could travel to Oaxaca anytime soon.
Oaxaca was founded over 600 years ago by the Spanish conquerors, but the city’s colonial identity resides alongside a strong presence of traditions and customs of the many ethnic groups populating this area. This makes Oaxaca one of the most diverse and unique places in the country.
This destination is close to one of Mexico’s most important archeological sites: Monte Alban, inherited from the Zapotec tribe, and Mitla, once a capital of the Mixteca culture. These sites will mesmerize you.
Oaxaca’s historical district was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The dazzling architecture is well represented in the city Cathedral, the Temple, and the former Santo Domingo Monastery, must-visit places in your next vacation.
Folklore is everywhere in Oaxaca. Local crafts markets receive artisans from villages deep in the state, show hand-made black clay pottery, textiles and world-famous alebrijes. The biggest event in Oaxaca is “La Guelaguetza”, a celebration dating back to pre-Hispanic times, and it honors its deepest cultural roots.
The cuisine in Oaxaca is world recognized by its unique flavors and ingredients. Known as the "Land of the Seven Moles”, this city offers a wide range of chocolate, the traditional “chapulines” (fried grasshoppers), the “tejate” (a corn flour and cocoa drink) and the famous tamales, just to name a few dishes.
If you are looking for a destination ideal for your family, visit Oaxaca, travel with the great Aeromexico flights to Oaxaca and discover one of the richest cities in Mexico.