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Address: Oaxaca, Mexico
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This concrete stadium, built in 1974, hosts a wide range of events.

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This is Oaxaca's Mardi Gras

I have been at the open-air auditorium for Guelaguetza a couple of times but it is very crowded and you need to arrive 2-3 hours early to get a free seat or pay for the reserved... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2012
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2013

Even if you are visiting Oaxaca when the Guelaguetza is not being performed, it's worth the walk up the hill to see the murals and the view of the city. Plenty of places to stop for a beverage or snack on the way down.

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Reviewed 17 July 2012

I have been at the open-air auditorium for Guelaguetza a couple of times but it is very crowded and you need to arrive 2-3 hours early to get a free seat or pay for the reserved seats. Now I watch it on TV and the dancers perform around the Zocalo and there are parades on the two Saturdays preceding the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2006

I returned from Oaxaca last night, July 24. I had bought tickets to both the traditional Guelaguetza festival and the Donaji--a reenactment of the legend--from TicketMasterMexico many months ago, and was to pick them up "at WIllCall at the ticket office in town" the week before the festival. Upon arriving in Oaxaca, i became of course aware of the striking... More 

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