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Santa María de Atzompa [handicrafts] Oaxaca Mx

Santa María de Atzompa. place of green mud in Oaxaca. It is a town located to the West in the region of the valleys, is a few kilometers from the capital city, here crafts are produced with mud, mainly ceramics for decoration and cooking.

Atzompa is interpreted as “At the top of the water” by the words in Nahuatl language “Alt” = water “Tzontle” = height and “bread” = about


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How to get

How to get to Atzompa by public transport:

In the central supply of the city of Oaxaca you will find the collective taxi terminal, it is 7 blocks from the zócalo on Valerio Trujano street, it will take the taxi 15 minutes to get to Atzompa.

 

How to get to Atzompa by car:
From any part of the city it leads on Monte Albán Avenue or Technological Street, on that road there is the exit of road towards Atzompa.

Located 9km from the zocalo in the capital city.

About of

Destination | attraction
Green mud in Santa María de Atzompa
Country
Mexico
State
Oaxaca
Municipality
Santa María de Atzompa

 

Meaning of the name
Atzompa is interpreted as “At the top of the water” by the words in Nahuatl language “Alt” = water “Tzontle” = height and “bread” = envelope.

 

Description
It is a town located to the West in the region of the valleys, is a few kilometers from the capital city, here crafts are produced with mud, mainly ceramics for decoration and cooking.

 

Tips
In the village you will find several houses that produce and sell mud crafts. Near this village is the archaeological site of Atzompa.

Prices for tickets, activities and transportation may vary over time.

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