RECOMMENDATIONS

YOUR HOUSE IN THE HEART OF TRADITION
With our excellent location you will be able to know the main attractions of the City, a few blocks you will find very pleasant spaces to spend a nice moment and to be able to take that long awaited photograph.

MAIN MUSEUMS

MONTE ALBAN SITE MUSEUM
When visiting the archaeological zone of Monte Albán, be sure to visit its site museum, it has a collection of pre-Hispanic pieces of great historical and artistic value made with jade, silver and turquoise, materials that Zapotec hands worked with great skill.

Location: archaeological zone of Monte Albán (25 minutes from Hotel ABU)
Hours: Monday to Sunday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

INSTITUTO DE ARTES GRAFICAS DE OAXACA (IAGO)
Founded by the famous plastic artist Francisco Toledo, the Institute's collection is made up of a vast collection of graphic arts classified as one of the most relevant in Latin America. In addition, it has a library that houses 60,000 volumes related to art, a music library, a film club and a photographic center.

Location: 507 Alcalá street, Historic Center (3 blocks from the ABU Hotel)
Hours: Wednesday to Monday from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

CASA DE JUÁREZ SITE MUSEUM
The emblematic Benito Juárez, a native of Guelatao, Oaxaca, spent part of his childhood in this 18th-century mansion owned by the new friar Don Antonio Sala, who provided him with protection and encouraged him to begin his studies that would eventually lead him to the presidency of this country. The museum houses objects belonging to the Benemérito de las Américas and documents that relate the political and social events during his career as a statesman.

Location: 609 García Vigil street, Historic Center (4 blocks from the ABU Hotel)
Hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

PHILATELY MUSEUM.
Collections of more original postage stamps, among its permanent exhibits it shows an incredible selection of themed stamps on baseball, it also exhibits a series of letters sent by Frida Kahlo to her private doctor, commemorative postcards of different events in Mexico and stamps from the five continents.

Location: Calle Reforma 504, Historic Center (4 blocks from Hotel ABU)
Hours: Monday to Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

RUFINO TAMAYO PREHISPANIC ART MUSEUM
The great interest of the Oaxacan painter Rufino Tamayo led him to have one of the largest and most interesting archaeological collections in Mexico. The Pre-Hispanic Art Museum arose thanks to the donation made by the author of all these pieces found in different parts of the country. Visiting this site is a journey through Mesoamerican art and sensibility.

Location: 503 Morelos street, Historic Center (4 blocks from Hotel ABU)
Hours: Wednesday to Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Sundays from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

MUSEUM OF OAXACAN PAINTERS
The Museum of Oaxacan Painters was created with the purpose of offering an open space to the contemporary development of the visual and graphic arts in the entity, offering exhibitions that promote and disseminate the work of Oaxacan artists and generate a critical and inclusive forum for the different ways to make and appreciate art.

Location: Av. De la Independencia, Historic Center (3 blocks from Hotel ABU).
Hours: Tuesday to Sunday, from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

OAXACA MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART (MACO)
The museum shows works by Oaxacan artists such as: Rufino Tamayo, Toledo, Nieto and Aquino among others, it has an open space, where different exhibitions are held, mainly sculptures or large objects. It also has a shop.

Location: Macedonio Alcalá No. 202. Historic Center (1 block from Hotel ABU).
Hours: Wednesday to Monday from 10:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

MUSEUM OF THE CULTURES OF OAXACA
It is the most important museum in the state and offers an archaeological, historical and ethnographic panorama of the Oaxacan cultures. The museum has 14 rooms that cover 10,000 years of the history of the state of Oaxaca, from the first nomadic groups that arrived in the region, through the flowering of important pre-Hispanic cultures, the conquest, the emergence of a new nation and life current status of indigenous communities.

Location: Macedonio Alcalá s / n, Ex convent of Santo Domingo. Historic Center (2 and a half blocks from Hotel ABU).
Hours: Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

MANUEL ÁLVAREZ BRAVO PHOTOGRAPHIC CENTER
Its exhibition consists of an important photographic collection of important authors such as Francis Alÿs and Manuel Álvarez Bravo, among others. It offers a library specialized in photography and a music library with more than 3,000 recordings. It has a professional black and white laboratory where workshops for professional photographers are held.

Location: Calle de Mariano Abasolo No. 116, Historic Center (2 and a half blocks from Hotel ABU).
Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

GALERÍAS

QUETZALLI GALLERY
Currently the Quetzalli Gallery has expanded its spaces of action. It originally had its operations center at its headquarters on Constitución Street, a traditional Oaxacan house with a central patio, with cozy rooms, on one side of Santo Domingo.

Address: calle de la constitución 104-1, col. Center. (2 and a half blocks from Hotel ABU)
Hours: Monday to Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and from 5:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Closed on Sundays.

GALLERY FOUR/ SEVEN
From graphics and oil, to ceramic pieces, anyone interested in art can go to the Cuatro Siete gallery as a new and personalized alternative to acquire plastic work, both from established artists and new talents who are looking for a space, in which They can expose and spread their proposal.

Address: Calle Reforma 407, centro, 68000 Oaxaca, Oax. (3 blocks from Hotel ABU)
Hours: Monday to Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Sundays from 12:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

HOUSE OF OAXACAN CULTURE
Gallery located inside the House of the Oaxacan Culture destined to exhibitions of visual arts with artists of recent trajectory.

Address: González Ortega 403, Centro (11 blocks from Hotel ABU)

MAIN MARKETS

BENITO JUÁREZ MARKET
In the Benito Juárez market you can buy an infinity of products made in Oaxaca, eat a delicious empanada, some tamales, grasshoppers, drink flavored water, tea, ice cream, those are only some of the products that you can find in this market.

Location: between Flores Magón, Las Casas, Aldama and November 20 streets (6 blocks from Hotel ABU).
Hours: Monday to Sunday from 07:00 to 21:00.

MERCADO 20 DE NOVIEMBRE
The November 20th market, one of the two most representative markets in Oaxaca, is also known by tourists as the meat market or the Smoke Market, here the taste of the state's cravings meets to offer an experience wonderful.

Address: on the streets of Aldama, November 20, Arteaga and Miguel Cabrera (7 blocks from Hotel ABU).
Hours: Monday to Sunday from 07:00 to 21:00 hrs.

ARTISAN MARKET
Oaxacan crafts stand out for being very colorful, you just have to go through the shops to realize everything that doing a good job represents for them. The creations with palm are very characteristic of the state, you will find things such as bags, rugs, mats, vases and baskets.

Address: On J.P. García, between Mina and Zaragoza (9 blocks from Hotel ABU).
Horarios: Lunes a Domingo de 12:00 a 19:00 hrs.

MERCED MARKET.
It is the typical place to have breakfast on Sundays with the family and also for visitors to the city because it is a good alternative to taste some typical dishes at very affordable prices.

Address: On Nicolas del Puerto street, between Morelos and Murguia streets (7 blocks from the ABU Hotel).
Hours: Monday to Sunday from 06:00 to 18:00.

FOURTH CENTENARY MARKET
It is possible to find cheese and quesillo, a variety of fruit, vegetable, flower, snow and fresh water stalls, huipiles, skirts, embroidery, silks, sale of grasshoppers and you can taste a couple of tomato, enfrijoladas or enchiladas with fried chicken or jerky Asado, it is a traditional place for locals and strangers, whether they are family members or not, to get together, when there are parties or festivals to enjoy the seasoning of experienced stews.

Address: Av. De la Independencia 103 (8 blocks from Hotel ABU).
Hours: Monday to Sunday from 07:00 to 21:00

MARKET DAYS
SUNDAY: Tlacolula de Matamoros, Ayutla Mixe and San Antonino Castillo Velasco MONDAY: Miahuatlán de Porfirio Diaz, Ixtlán de Juárez TUESDAY: Santa María Atzompa, Oaxaca City (Food Market) WEDNESDAY: Villa de Etla, Zimatlán de Álvarez THURSDAY: Zaachila, Ejutla de Crespo, Cuilapam de Guerrero, Oaxaca City (Mercado de Abastos) FRIDAY: Ocotlán de Morelos, San Bartolo Coyotepec, Santo Tomás Jalietza, San Antonino Castillo Velasco SATURDAY: Oaxaca City (Mercado de Abastos, El Pochote), Tlaxiaco.