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We had never heard of Tlacochahuaya. Our guide suggested we add it to a day trip to Mitla, Yagul and the Tule tree. It was just about the highlight of the day. The story of the building of the church is rich and interesting. The...More
This may be my favourite church in all of Mexico. The interior walls are painted in festive flowers, and the statues are impressive. There is also a painting of a seated Virgen de Guadalupe that may be unique, as she is always shown standing within...More
If you're visiting Oaxaca, San Jeronimo's Temple in Tlacochahuaya is a must-see.
On the outside it's just like any other mexican 16th century catholic church, nothing relevant. But it's the minute you walk in that you understand why you have to visit this church. All...More
I used to live in Oaxaca (the city) and now live in Pto Escondido. I love the town and the church in Tlacochahuaya. Leaving from Oaxaca you can be there in your own car in about 30-40 minutes. It is on the same route as...More
This church is not in Puerto Escondido as mentioned,
It is a few miles from the city of Oaxaca, and well worth a visit, Take time to observe every details in the frescoes, the furniture, the organ, and the " retablos"'
A true gem,