The state of Oaxaca is located to the south of the country, in the southwest end of the isthmus of Tehuantepec. It possesses around 600 kilometers in the Pacific Coast. History, culture and tradition surround Oaxacan atmosphere mainly due to its rich multicultural composition where more than 16 ethnic groups coexist. Oaxaca is the birthplace of the Zapotec culture that flourished in Monte Albán’s area, nowadays an archaeological zone by excellence.
An important diversity of cultures flourishes in Oaxaca, which is reflected throughout the state. There are several important national museums in the capital, such as the Textile Museum or the Ethnobotanical Garden, in addition its historic city center is a World Heritage Site.