Oaxaca's Tourist Guide
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Shopping

Mexico is a nation of crafters and talented artists. Few countries in the world have such colourful and creative culture. There is a great abundance of materials and techniques, which have survived for hundred of years and you will be able to observe artists at work in markets and workshops throughout Oaxaca.

Do not miss the opportunity to experience market day during your stay in Oaxaca. Almost every town has one. These markets are set up outdoors or inside a building where you will find a plethora of colours and sounds, vegetables, meats, handcraft, flowers, clothing, and other essentials. Oaxacas claim to fame is its handcrafts.


Bargaining
Bargaining prices is acceptable in some places, such as outdoor markets and with street vendors on the beach, but is not appropriate in hotel boutiques or established stores. Generally, prices include a 15% tax.



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