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What an amazing view!

We have gone to the Mirador many, many times to get a great overview of the city! We have taken... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
Oaxaca, Mexico
Best View in Town

If you're traveling by car and in the area be sure to stop. The view is excellent and gives great... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2017
San Diego, California
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This observation tower on Fortin Hill looms high above the city.
Fortin Hill, Oaxaca, Mexico
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Reviewed 5 September 2018

We have gone to the Mirador many, many times to get a great overview of the city! We have taken groups on the way to Mt.Alban, we stop and get photos of Oaxaca. Or photos of people with Oaxaca in the background. Either way, it...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank hoganfam2
Reviewed 11 March 2018

From Crespo you can run up the steps, around the stadium, up the hill towards the observatory, keeping right at the junction at top of hill, then take the dirt road a little further on, and follow it up into the hills. If you take...More

Date of experience: March 2018
3  Thank Nosoydeaquinidealla
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Enjoy the sunset at this place, local people come here jogging with their pets, there is a restaurant if you want to try a shoot of mezcal.

Date of experience: January 2018
Reviewed 28 December 2017

If you're traveling by car and in the area be sure to stop. The view is excellent and gives great perspective as to how the city is laid out. It's easy to locate the zocalo, the Santo Domingo church and the southern and eastern valleys....More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank DiningDiva619
Reviewed 1 November 2017

If you are with a car in Oaxaca and you will climb the periferico up in the direction to the bowl of the famous Guelaguetza - you can see the roof top from all sides of the city - you will pass the "El Mirador"...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Ralf K
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Don't miss the view from the Fort. From here you can see the entire valley and gain an appreciation for the site. No cost and a great sight to see.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Tim T
Reviewed 31 May 2017

This restaurant is near the Guelaguetza Stadium .also near the statue of Benito Juarez. The menu is varied and offers a special of the day. I prefer the hot pot that offers meats from Oaxaca. You also get beans,avocados and tortillas. It is enough to...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank ladyfromtuxtepecmx
Reviewed 21 April 2017

When I have new visitors to Oaxaca, I always take them to El Mirador near sundown for the spectacular view and a good Oaxacan menu. I took guests there recently and there was a new menu -- a bit upscale but still reasonable. The parrilla...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Bill P
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

I went to the restaurant that they have in el mirador the customer was great the food was delicious I would recommend this place it's beautiful at night you have all the view

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank 75TheresaG
Reviewed 27 February 2016

This place, which gives you a birds eye view of the entire city of Oaxaca is a place to chill. We went there at the dusk and it was nice to see the sun go down and the little lights shimmering all over the city.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank greattravellerindia
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