Cultural Neighborhood

Cultural Neighborhood

Private tours in Oaxaca City

Jalatlaco is a traditional and colorful neighborhood located in Oaxaca, Mexico. The neighborhood is filled with street art, cobbled streets, and cozy cafes. It is located just a 10-minute walk outside of the Oaxaca Historic Center and is known for being a peaceful escape from the noise and crowds of the city center.


Despite its proximity to the Historic Downtown, Jalatlaco still holds its charm almost in secret and anyone can walk through the cobbled streets of this small neighborhood and immediately perceive the tranquility around them . Jalatlaco is a hidden neighborhood with colorful buildings and a local atmosphere, perfect to enjoy a closer approach to Oaxaca de Juárez. It is also one of the few places in Oaxaca that still holds its charming colonial architecture almost exactly as it looked 100 years ago.

Jalatlaco neighborhood in Oaxaca is a charming and peaceful place, perfect for those looking for a unique and authentic experience.

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5 thing to do in Jalatlaco✨

Admire the colorful colonial architecture:

Jalatlaco is known for its well-preserved colonial architecture, with brightly colored buildings and cobbled streets. Take a leisurely stroll around the neighborhood and admire the colorful houses and the beautiful flowers and plants that adorn the streets.


Visit the Templo de la Preciosa Sangre de Cristo

This beautiful church is one of the most important landmarks in Jalatlaco. It was built in the 19th century and features stunning art and architecture. Inside, you can admire the beautiful altar and religious art.


Enjoy the local cuisine

Jalatlaco has some great local restaurants and cafes that serve traditional Oaxacan cuisine. Try some of the local specialties like mole, tlayudas, and mezcal.


Take a cooking class

Learn how to cook traditional Oaxacan dishes by taking a cooking class in Jalatlaco. There are several cooking schools in the area that offer classes on everything from making mole to preparing tamales.


Explore the street art

Jalatlaco is known for its vibrant street art scene, with murals and graffiti decorating many of the buildings. Take a stroll around the neighborhood and admire the colorful artwork.


These are just a few of the many things to do in Jalatlaco. It is a charming and authentic neighborhood that offers a unique glimpse into the culture and history of Oaxaca.

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