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Planetario Nundehui — Oaxaca City, Oaxaca

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Planetarium     (B)
Located at the top of the Cerro del Fortín hill northwest of the city center, the planetarium runs shows Monday through Friday. The views from here are stunning. Take a taxi or hike there from the city center.

  • Approximately 1.7 miles (2.7km) walk northwest of the Zócalo;  Cerro del Fortín;  Mon - Fri 8 am - 3 pm,  closed Sat & Sun;  Mex$22,  child Mex$15;  phone 951-514-5379.  

  • Beginning at the intersection of Indepedencia and Alcalá (across the street from the cathedral) walk up traffic-free Alcalá for about half a mile (0.8km) to Carranza.
  • Turn left on Carranza and continue three blocks to Tinoco y Palacios.
  • Turn right on Tinoco y Palacios and then almost immediately turn left on Boca del Monte. Continue one block to Crespo.
  • Turn right on Crespo and continue about a block to the staircase on the left side of the Crespo.
  • Continue up the staircase, through the tunnel, to the amphitheater.
  • Veer right and continue to the road behind the amphitheater.
  • Turn right at the road and continue for about half a mile (0.8km) to the planetarium. Here, the elevation is 5647' (1721m), about a 600' (183m) elevation rise from the Zócalo.
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