Things to Do - Grand Fiesta Americana Oaxaca
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Discover the Local Area of Oaxaca around our Hotel

Boasting a central location above Jose Maria Pino Suárez in historic downtown Oaxaca, Grand Fiesta Americana Oaxaca is the ideal choice for experiencing the beautiful architecture, traditions, music and cuisine that this charming colonial city has to offer. From the Main Plaza and Marketplace to the Church of Santo Domingo the Museum of Oaxacan Culturas, Monte Alban and more, the diverse attractions and best activities to experience in Oaxaca are just moments away.

When planning your visit, the staff at Grand Fiesta Americana Oaxaca will be happy to recommend fun things to do and see as well as assist with tours, tickets, transportation and anything else that you might need.

Grand Fiesta Americana Oaxaca
Monte Alban
The Museum of Oaxacan Culturas
The Church of Santo Domingo
Main Plaza
Mount Alban Historic Sites near the La Colección Resorts

Monte Alban

This is the state's iconic archeological site and is a UNESCO world Heritage Site.

Mitla Historic Sites near the La Colección Resorts


Second only to Monte Alban in importance, Mitla is a ceremonial center known as the "Place of the Dead" in Nahuatl, or "Resting Place" in Zapotec.

The Museam of Oaxacan culturas near the La Colección Resorts

The Museum of Oaxacan Culturas

This museum is housed in the beautiful monastery buildings adjoining the Church of Santo Domingo. Considered the best museum in Oaxaca, its rich displays take you back through the history of Oaxaca.

The Church of Santo Domingo near the La Colección Resorts

The Church of Santo Domingo

This complex built mainly between 1551 and  1608 is an historical architectural monument of the Dominican Order.

Main plaza near the La Colección Resorts

Main Plaza

This Plaza has existed since the city was founded in 1529. Today, it is a colorful, beautiful place lined with arcades, sidewalk cafés and street vendors.

Local Events

Ladies dancing at the Guelaguetza festival


Of Mexico's many historic festivals La Guelaguetza is among the most evocative.  The word Guelaguetza come from the zapotec language ans is usually interpreted as the "reciprocal exchanges of gifts and services "

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