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Nice look over the city

If you are with a car in Oaxaca and you will climb the periferico up in the direction to the bowl... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ralf K
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Wurzburg, Germany
Panoramix Perspective

Don't miss the view from the Fort. From here you can see the entire valley and gain an appreciation... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2017
Tim T
,
Bedford
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This observation tower on Fortin Hill looms high above the city.
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good42%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
10 Dec 2016
“Beautiful view”
3 weeks ago
“Nice look over the city”
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Fortin Hill, Oaxaca, Mexico

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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.

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

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

Thank Oaxacaone
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

Thank Theresa G
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.

Thank greattravellerindia
Reviewed 13 January 2016

The views over Oaxaca City is definitely worth the hike. A 10 minute walk from downtown to the base of the steps, then another 10 min steepish climb up. There's a couple tiendas that sell drinks on the way up.

Thank MexicoTrippa
Reviewed 22 February 2015

Great service and very good food. Ordered a snack there and a beer. It was very reasonable and a great place to sit.

Thank JC39
Reviewed 2 February 2014

I agree with other reviewers that this may not be the best place in terms of the quality of the food, but El Mirador does offer a perfectly decent breakfast (my favourite - hot chocolate or cafe de olla, pan de yema, fruit, entomatadas with...More

Thank Takora
Reviewed 21 August 2012

This place has a wonderful breezy view, it's spacious, has lots of tables, good service. Unfortunately, the food was not very good at all. This is based on one visit. We ordered what was to be a mix of grilled meats and vegetables (Parrillada). It...More

1  Thank gatopaja
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