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Free Walking Tour of Oaxaca
Activities in Oaxaca

Free Walking Tour of Oaxaca

9.80 / 10
9 reviews | 38 travellers
Lots of good information but sometimes hard to hear with all the street noise.
8 Joyce Ratana

Discover the magical city of Oaxaca, admiring the colonial architecture and diving into the Mexican tradition which can be found in each one of its corners. What's more, it's free!

Free Walking Tour of Oaxaca

The tour meets in front of the Alcala National Theatre from where we'll begin this guided tour. Our expert guide will explain all the detail regards the monuments we visit, as well as the stories and legends which Oaxaca hides.

Next, it's on to the Santo Domingo de Guzman Church, the most impressive in all of Oaxaca, built by the Dominican friars in their mission to evangelize Oaxaca. Having enjoyed its stunning façade, we make our way to the Oaxaca Graphic arts institute - America's third-largest graphic arts library!

Finally, the tour makes a visit to the Arquitos de Xochimilco, a workshop where works of political art are made, later to be used during social events in Oaxaca. Totally unmissable!

After two and a half hours walking around Oaxaca and discovering its secrets, this free tour comes to an end back at the starting point.

Group Sizes

Bookings for more than six people are not permitted on this tour. If you are a group larger than six, we recommend the private tour of Oaxaca.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protection and safety, to help avoid the spread of Covid-19. Specifically, the provider of this tour will apply the following measures:

  • A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.
  • The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.
  • Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.
  • All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.
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Free tours do not have a fixed price, rather each person offers the guide the amount they consider appropriate, depending on their level of satisfaction.

More Information


2 hours 30 minutes.


The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in.


English speaking expert guide.

When to book?

You can book up until 1 hour before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Digital voucher

Show the voucher on your phone to take part in the activity.


Yes, you must attend with a carer.



Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

    Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 2 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.


Free cancellation

If you are not able to attend the tour, please cancel your reservation, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.

Meeting point

Macedonio Alcalá Theatre