Wonderful pedestrians-only street. Restaurants, stores, museums and of course the fantastic courtyard of Santo Domingo. The core of the city.
This street runs throughout Oaxaca Centro. You can walk all the way down from Church of Santo Domingo to the Zocalo. Lots of street food to try, souvenirs, restaurants and shops.
This street is just closed to cars/motorcycles/buses. Tourist are the main visitors here, but you can see some locals as well. Many people from the outskirts of town are trying to sell their products like shirts and scarves. It's nice to walk with your loved one or just to walk around...
The 'Andador' is a long, well-maintained, pedestrian-only street that links the zocalo to the Santo Domingo and beyond. It is safe, clean and scenic with all the well-restored historic buildings and wonderful for just strolling along enjoying the sights.
As an American, i'm used to the painful and degrading act of walking. If you walk in the U.S. (at least outside of NYC) it clearly means something is wrong with you. This is shameful, and only points to the American cultural inability to understand social space. However, as an American in Oaxaca, I can completely appreciate the lovely strolls... More
Lots of shops and they're expensive. I thought that during the night it would be full of bars and people but it was all closed (at least during the week days, I don't know how is it on weekends).
Is it just me of is downtown Oaxaca just a magical place, if I had a way of supporting myself, I would just pack by a house near this place and enjoy life and Oaxaca forever.
This street which is closed to vehicles is lively throughout the day. There are many restaurants, handicraft stores, and street vendors. Oaxaca's best English bookstore (Amate Books) is on the left about 3 blooks up. Santo Domingo and the Museum of Oaxaca Cultures is directly up this street from the zocalo. At night it is the hangout of the town's... More
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