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The bowl where the famous Guelaguetza take place

In the last week of June/first week of Juli in this place the colorful Guelaguetza take place... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ralf K
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Wurzburg, Germany
Beautiful view of the city

I've been in Oaxaca for years but recently made my way to the Guelaguetza for a concert. It... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2017
Rebecca R
,
Detroit, Michigan
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This concrete stadium, built in 1974, hosts a wide range of events.
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible6%
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“auditorium” (5 reviews)
“exercise” (2 reviews)
“concert” (4 reviews)
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Oaxaca, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In the last week of June/first week of Juli in this place the colorful Guelaguetza take place. This is a folkloric event where a lot of groups from all over the state of Oaxaca represent their local dances and music. This event is well known...More

Thank Ralf K
Reviewed 22 August 2017

I've been in Oaxaca for years but recently made my way to the Guelaguetza for a concert. It provides beautiful views and is actually a lot cleaner than I thought. The only thing is that they don't serve any kind of snacks or drinks inside...More

Thank Rebecca R
Reviewed 29 July 2017

This auditorium is high on a hillside and visible form everywhere in the city. 2017 was the first year that they had a beautiful artistic awning over the top. It was GREAT. Protection from the sun and afternoon rain. This auditorium AND performance is a...More

Thank Janette C
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Wonderful show. the 8 regions of Oaxaca dance and sing in there native costumes. When finished throw products made in their area. Get there early if you did not buy tickets. We bought our tickets in May got pre vent price. Get ticket through ticket...More

Thank ladyfromtuxtepecmx
Reviewed 17 February 2017

We walked from mid-town to mount the stairs to the auditorium several times. The first time was for the view and experience. The second time was for some necessary exercise after a week of overeating. Probably would be a great concert venue.

Thank ZeppelinsDad
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Everything about this ..... is Great. The Oaxacan food is to die for (the spicy Mole is world-class). The entertainment is a conglomeration of a dozen districts from all over the state, dressing up in local costumes and bringing their dancing and music, that makes...More

Thank goyotraveler
Reviewed 25 February 2016

On the weekends and at night time they have dancers, concerts, and any type of music events. Really nice to sit down and watch the shows.

1  Thank Cuatrodivas
Reviewed 15 February 2016

The auditorio is nice, but it's during the festival that it's awesome! The dancers, bands, singers and local groups of children are delightful. I especially love the traditional clothing and dances.

Thank Susana D
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Being in Oaxaca during Guelaguetza week was fantastic because of all the side events, but the actual festival was totally worth it. For Mexico, the tickets are expensive (about $40) but waiting all night for the free seats wasn't an option for us. There is...More

Thank Holly W
Reviewed 25 June 2015

Guelaguetza happens all over the state of Oaxaca on all different days of July as I understand it. To go to this Auditorio which was built under corrupt circumstances, would only serve to validate corrupt politicians and would only perpetuate the notion that corruption is...More

2  Thank richard a
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