Once again, Oaxaca heads the list of the 25 best cities in the world, a top chosen by the readers of the renowned magazine Travel & Leisure. This is not a surprise, since its architecture, traditions, the warmth of its people, the gastronomy, and the infinite places and cultural activities it has, are what make Oaxaca a dream destination for all kinds of travelers.
Considered one of México’s cultural capital, Oaxaca is distinguished as the coolest city in México and in the world. Nestled in the southern of the country, this city is a mix of prehispanic and colonial costumes and traditions. The imposing temples that are erected in the streets grant impressive views of the city, being the reason for memorable pictures of the visitors. As well as its museums and galleries of all kinds of arts that tell the history of the state, through pictures, paintings, and figures. And of course, its gastronomy that pleases even the most demanding palates. And, what to say about its unique festivities such as the so-called Guelaguetza, the most extraordinary ethnic festivity in Latin America, the Day of the Death, and the joyful Calendas.
Sights, culture, food, friendliness, shopping, and value are the criteria that are rated in the cities to grant them said award. All of these characteristics among others, are why travelers keep choosing the city of Oaxaca as their favorite one for vacationing.
Competing against European and Eastern cities, Oaxaca has won first place as the best city in the world, a source of great pride for all Oaxacans and the whole México country.
If you have not visited this emblematic and cultural paradise yet, do not wait any longer, because you are missing out on flavors, places, and experiences that cannot be found anywhere else, and that will make you desire to come back more than once.