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From Oaxaca: Monte Albán and Art Craft Towns Day Trip

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Discover everything Oaxaca has to offer as you visit important Archeological sites, see local towns and learn about regional pottery crafts on this full-day guided excursion.

Highlights

  • Gaze at magnificent temples and tombs with bas-reliefs and hieroglyphic inscriptions
  • Visit an Alebrije workshop and watch how the wooden figures are made
  • Learn about black pottery in Coyotepec town
  • Hear interesting information about the area from an insider perspective
  • Snap your own momentous memories to share with your family and friends

Description

Explore the archaeological area of Oaxaca built by the Zapotecs. Learn about its big plazas, truncated pyramids, and the court for playing tlachtli (a type of ball game). Hear about the underground passageways and more than 100 tombs at the site from your professional tour guide. Start your day by being picked up in Oaxaca City, and begin your journey to Monte Alban. Next, visit the town of Arrazola town and fall in love with the authentic wooden figures called Alebrijes. Watch the interesting creation process of these figures which involves carving and painting. Head to Cuilapam de Guerrero town and visit a Dominican Ex-monastery of the 16th-century, known for its unfinished basilica and prominent open chapel. End your magical tour in the town of San Bartolo Coyotepec and meet local artisans who specialize in black pottery (Barro negro). Learn about the techniques used since pre-Columbian times.

Includes

Hotel pickup and drop-off Bilingual certificated guide Transportation with AC

Important Information

  • This tour will take place rain or shine

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund

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