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Benito Juarez Home (Casa de Benito Juarez)

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Address: Garcia Vigil 609, Oaxaca, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 951 516 1860
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This small house was the home of legendary Mexican President Benito Juarez...

This small house was the home of legendary Mexican President Benito Juarez for ten years during his childhood.

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Quick visit but worth it

This is very near from the main street and is a quick visit to kind of get an idea of life back then.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Cristian Q
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is very near from the main street and is a quick visit to kind of get an idea of life back then.

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Thank Cristian Q
San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

I loved it it was great to see were Don Benito Juarez slept and had his meals!.. And I can only use my imagination to picture him walking around the courtyard reading a book!..marvelous!...

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Thank Maricela30
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

I had read a few reviews before visiting the Benito Juarez home, so I knew it would be small. It was small, but very well done as far as the displays. We enjoyed getting a glimpse back in time to how the Juarez family lived. Worth a visit if you are strolling around that part of the city.

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Thank MGG56
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

We really liked this museum and found it very educational. It is a furnished house which contains many exhibits related to Benito Juarez and the period of Mexican history in which he lived and served as president. Juarez is an important figure in Oaxacan history as well as Mexican history. I recommend a visit.

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Thank travelsafarohio
Merida, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016

In you're interested in Mexico's history and visiting Oaxaca, then the home where Benito Juarez lived as a young boy is a place to stop by. He was probably Mexico's most famous President having governed during five terms. When living in Oaxaca, his protector, a bookbinder and friar of the Third Order of San Francisco named Antonio Salanueva owned a... More 

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California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

Benito Juarez is a very important figure in the history of Mexico. In the rooms of this house where he once lived you can see the types of furniture, dishes, etc that were used in the 1800's when he lived here. Best of all each room has very well written information about his life and his presidency. Well worth a... More 

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Oaxaca, Mexico
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016

A small traditional colonial house which once was the home of Juarez's patron, who saw the potential in the young lad who arrived unable even to speak Spanish, and saw to his education and set him on his path to become the first indigenous president of Mexico. A set of laminated sheets in English explain the rooms for non-Spanish speakers.

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Thank amcneese2016
south carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016

Small house with artifacts from time period that Juarez lived in Oaxaca. Near Santa Domingo Church and worth a visit if you have 15 minutes or so.

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San Jose del Cabo, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

Benito Juarez was one, if not, the most important President of Mexico. Visiting this house you will see how he used to live. The house is well mantained and it have original furniture. You can feel the rooms, the patio and the smell ( old ). It is important to visit this house.

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Washington DC
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2015

Worth popping in more to see what a home in that era might have looked like than for any significant insights it provides into Benito Juarez’s life (I suspect you’ll get more out of it if you can read Spanish). There are artifacts from the period and a few photographs. All the wall displays are in Spanish other than the... More 

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