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Free Tour Oaxaca hidden corners of the historic center: Xochimilco neighborhood.

Duration: 2h and 45min
Languages: English, Spanish
Guru: Rodolfo
Quality Verified Registered on August 12, 2022
  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

What lies beyond the " highlights" of the city of Oaxaca ? If you have asked yourself that question, I invite you to allow yourself to get to know the city of Oaxaca with a tour designed for all those who are looking for another perspective of the cities they visit.

The gastronomy, architecture, artistic representations and idiosyncrasy of my city can seduce anyone who takes the opportunity to enter the Oaxaca of the locals, which combines tourism and the life of a unique city.

In this tour we will not only talk about the romantic part of the city, we will talk about things that may be difficult to assimilate but that lead us to more responsible tourism.

Allow me during a different tour to take you to some not-so-known corners , and talk about those deep issues of our society, and that this will help you fill your visit to Oaxaca with unique memories.

What places will we visit ?

  • The handkerchief
  • Carbajal Garden
  • Stone Cross
  • Xochimilco Aqueduct
  • Parish of Sto. Tomas Xochimilco

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    JARDIN DEL PAÑUELITO, C. de Gurrión 1...
    JARDIN DEL PAÑUELITO, C. de Gurrión 102-A, RUTA INDEPENDENCIA, Centro, 68000 Oaxaca de Juárez, Oax., Mexico
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    I will be right on the corner of 5 de Mayo and Constitución streets, in the park known as "el pañuelito" which is located in front of the side entrance of the Santo Domingo Temple. Identify me with my official Tourist Guide credential.

  • 1
    Outside visit
    GARDEN OF THE HANDKERCHIEF
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Carbajal Garden
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Stone Cross Square
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Oaxaca aqueduct
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Santo Tomas Xochilmilco Parish

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

177 ratings
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4.94
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4.74
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4.88
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Natalia 08 Jun 2024
Yuma

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
I thoroughly enjoyed this tour. Rodolfo provided more in depth historical information, he went above the general information one usually gets. If you want to have learn, book this tour. 100% recommend!
Luke 03 Jun 2024
Galway

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
Rodolfo was such an amazing guide, he was an absolute fountain of knowledge of the local community and culture and really made an effort to show us a side of Oaxaca we wouldn’t have seen without him. Couldn’t recommend him enough. We had already been in Oaxaca for 6 nights prior to our tour, and had been around the Centros district a good amount, so this tour was a breath of fresh air, taking us out of that touristy district and showing us around some of the more hidden gems of the area. Rodolfo was also incredibly friendly and so open to our questions and conversation. 10/10
Lauren 27 May 2024
Paris

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Travelled alone - May 2024
Rodolfo’s tour was great! We got in-depth insights into the culture of Oaxaca within a historical and contemporary context. We visited places and learned about things that might not be part of other tours. I appreciated considering the impact of tourism on Oaxaca and was glad to learn how to visit the city more mindfully.
Arine 10 May 2024
Wageningen

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
Really nice English to listen to. Above average content as Rodolfo is telling about the Mexicans living in Oaxaca and the human aspects of the history of Oaxaca. Really enjoyed this walk!
Micaela 04 May 2024
Davos

Verified booking
Travelled alone - May 2024
Una mirada diferente en cuanto al turismo en Oaxaca y lo que esto produce en la sociedad. El guía fue muy majo e informativo. Lo volvería a visitar
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Accepts reservations up to 10 people.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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