People and Tourism in Mexico
Huajuapan de Leon
ABOUT THE MIXTEC
In the Náhuatl
language of the Aztecs,
the term Mixtec comes from the word Mixtecapan, or 'place of the
cloud-people.' The area in which Mixtec is spoken is known as the
One of the great works of Spanish colonial architecture is the
monastery of Teposcolula.
VISITING? -- There is frequent transportation
to and from Oaxaca
City via suburban van. Look for the CUMSA Camionetas de Lujo
in Oaxaca City at J.P. Garcia #209 and in Teposcolula at 20 de Noviembre
Retablo - Interamerican Institute
Excavations are currently taking place in Yucundaa, on a hill near
the town of San Pedro y Pablo Teposcolula, Once the center of a
Mixtec city state, the archaeological site (currently off limits
to tourism) might extend 600 hectares. The city was abandoned around
The city is formally known as Heroica Ciudad de Tlaxiaco ('heroic
city') in honour of a battle waged there during the 1862–67
Notable Tlaxiaqueños include the singer Lila Downs.
Saturday is Market
VISITING? -- There is frequent transportation.
City Autotransportes de Tlaxiaco is located at Trujano #505
and Transportadora Turistica Mixteca Baja, Hidalgo #208. There is
another sitio on Diaz Ordaz. The Tlaxiaco office of Autotransported
is located Independencia #19 at the corner of Colón and Transportadora
is at Independencia and Hidalgo.
Universidad Tecnológica de la
Mixtec - Wikipedia
Photos - Aqui Oaxaca