La Merced Neighborhood in the City of Oaxaca

Written by Jessica Hernández

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If you are visiting the city or are about to do so, there are countless places that we would like to recommend, this time it is the turn of La Merced, one of the neighborhoods of our beautiful city. La Merced belongs to the historic center of the city of Oaxaca. Like each neighborhood around it, this one also has its own history and charm. Let’s talk about it.

This site owes its name to the temple that is there, which dates from the early seventeenth century, it is known that the first construction was demolished by tremors. Throughout its history, it has been demolished and rebuilt on different occasions, until now the colony’s highest representative. In the month of November, the celebration of the Virgin of La Merced takes place. It should be noted that this colonial jewel was named a historical monument in December 1933.

In this emblematic place, you can also find its market that receives the same name, it was finished in 1909 and inaugurated in 1910, currently as in its previous years, you can find dining rooms with typical dishes of the state, as well as fruit and vegetable stalls. vegetables, the traditional yellow bread is also sold, among many other foods for the taste of locals and foreigners.

In the surroundings of this neighborhood, you can also visit restaurants and cafes served by the locals, one of them is «Marito & Moglie», which we recommend you visit during your stay in the city. La Merced is a quiet area close to the best sites in the historic center of Oaxaca. In the same way, you can find just 3 blocks from the Textile Museum of Oaxaca and the San Pablo Cultural Center, both places full of tranquility and art. Also, very close to La Merced is the General Pantheon, which is dressed in cempasúchil flowers, candles, and merriment in the celebration of the Day of the Dead on November 1 and 2. Within these nearby places, we cannot leave out the Casa de la Cultura Oaxaca, which is an institution in charge of the promotion and dissemination of artistic and cultural expressions in Mexico.

Currently, in this neighborhood, a development of 7 apartments, meticulously designed for the comfort of its inhabitants, is under construction. «La Merced» has been designed for those who seek to live in the heart of Oaxaca and be in direct contact with its culture and its people. Living in one of these apartments will allow you to see the daily life of Oaxacans up close and become part of their community. You will also enjoy its art galleries and different museums in the area and many more activities to include in your routine.

The time to acquire your dream apartment in one of the best tourist destinations and the gastronomic capital of Mexico is now.

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By Jessica Hernández


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