Explore the Wonders of Oaxaca

When you stay at Iguana Hostel, you'll find yourself surrounded by a wealth of incredible attractions and experiences just waiting to be discovered. Immerse yourself in the rich culture, vibrant traditions, and natural beauty of Oaxaca with these must-see attractions:

1. Historic Center of Oaxaca City

Step into the heart of Oaxaca and wander through the picturesque streets of its historic center. Admire the colonial architecture, visit the iconic Santo Domingo Church, explore the bustling markets, and indulge in mouthwatering local cuisine.

2. Monte Albán

Uncover the ancient Zapotec civilization at the archaeological site of Monte Albán. Marvel at the impressive ruins, intricate stone carvings, and panoramic views of the surrounding valley.

3. Hierve el Agua

Escape to the natural wonders of Hierve el Agua, a stunning mineral formation resembling cascading waterfalls. Take a refreshing dip in the natural pools, hike the scenic trails, and capture breathtaking photos of this unique geological wonder.

4. Mitla

Discover the mystical ruins of Mitla, known for its intricate mosaic patterns and impressive architectural designs. Explore the ancient structures and learn about the history and significance of this Zapotec archaeological site.

5. Tule Tree

Visit the legendary Tule Tree, one of the world's widest trees with a circumference of over 50 meters. Marvel at its colossal size and learn about the cultural and historical significance it holds for the local community.

6. Ethnobotanical Garden

Experience the diverse flora of Oaxaca at the Ethnobotanical Garden, where you can learn about the region's rich plant life and traditional uses of medicinal plants. Take a leisurely stroll through the beautifully landscaped gardens and gain a deeper understanding of Oaxaca's natural heritage.

7. Mezcal Tastings

Indulge in the smoky flavors of Oaxaca's famous spirit, mezcal. Take part in mezcal tastings and learn about the traditional production process while savoring the distinct aromas and flavors of this artisanal drink.

These are just a few of the many incredible attractions and experiences that await you in Oaxaca. Our friendly staff at Iguana Hostel will be more than happy to provide recommendations, assist with tour bookings, and help you make the most of your time in this enchanting city.

Book your stay with us today and embark on an unforgettable journey through the wonders of Oaxaca!