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  • SOUVENIR SHOPPING IN OAXACA CITY

    So what could be a perfect must-bring item from here? Dearsouvenir.com offers you a fine selection of products and places - all typical, local and memorable.

    • Feb 2017
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  • Tierra Quemada

    1

    Art Gallery

    In this friendly place they sell beautiful contemporary ceramics. If you want to check online first: tierraquemadaoaxaca.com

  • Mezcaloteca

    2

    Mexican

    Probably one of the best ways to learn more about this phenomenon called Mezcal is to step into this sala de degustatión. Salud!

  • Chocolate y Mole La Soledad

    3

    Gourmet

    This might be the place where you buy your pot of word-famous chocolate mole. Impress your loved-ones back home with a tasty chicken con mole negro.

  • Chocolate Mayordomo

    4

    Snacks

    Oh, don't miss this one! Mayordomo is the best thing when it comes to chocolate products. Have your hot chocolate of your life and bring some home.

  • Cafe Nuevo Mundo

    5

    Café

    Step into this friendly local coffee roaster. They serve you finest beans from Oaxaca and also love to talk to you about what to see and what to do in Oaxaca.

  • Xiguela Organicos

    6

    Gourmet

    This family run business is located in a nice neighbourhood and sells organic products which definitely make a perfect bring-home item.

  • GO VISIT LOCAL MARKETS!

    It's ever so pleasant to stroll through a Mexican market. You won't be badgered. One question and if you say no, that's it. Oaxaca's markets are even more special because they obviously are a social meetingpoint for indigenas from all over the province. As a tourist you might catch a spirit of tradition and sensitivity

  • PRODUCTS TO KEEP AN EYE OUT FOR

    --> Alebrijes (wood-carved fantasy animals) --> Moles (famous chili paste - there a 7different kinds) --> Ceramics (black clay) --> Coffee (mild) --> Hand-woven rugs --> textiles of all sorts --> Mezcal --> chocolate (for drinking or cooking) --> Tin Art (colourful, inexpensive and lightweight)

  • Central de Abasto

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    Market

    They say what you don't find here you won't find enywhere in Oaxaca state. This huge market is really impressive and gives you lots of ideas for souvenirs.

  • Mercado 20 de Noviembre

    10

    Food Court

    Come hungry when you enter this wonderful food court. Not just go for the famous Oaxaca mole sauce but also try some fried insects. They are tasty!

  • Casa de las Artesanías de Oaxaca

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    Arts & Crafts

    More than 16 local communities are creating finest textiles, woodwork, ceramic in this area. Just pick something.

  • Mercado Benito Juárez

    12

    Shop

    Take your time in this world of colour and aroma. Let you explain everything about Moles (there are 7 types of this chili paste) or taste a local Mezcal.

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