Built in a distinctive greenish stone, the town has a very colonial feel. The churches here are particularly attractive, and you should seek out the churches of Santo Domingo and the Basilica of Soleded. There are also a couple of great museums – the Regional Oazaca Museum and the Pre-Hispanic Museum.
Accommodation in Oaxaca
Quinta Real is located just 165 yards from Santo Domingo de Guzmán Church. It offers a 24-hour reception and air-conditioned rooms with satellite TV and WiFi. The rooms at the Quinta Real Oaxaca feature tiled floors, colonial-style décor and extra cushions. Each one comes with a safe and private bathroom.
This traditional-looking building hides a wonderfully colonial interior, with airy patios and local artworks hanging on the walls. The restaurant is a high-end gourmet experience that will change your thinking about Mexican food, and the indulgent spa has a full menu of traditional treatments.