Things to do

Visit Artisan Workshops and Take Home Hand-Loomed Clothing

For centuries, textile production in Mitla was based on backstrap looms, a tradition handed down from ancient Mesoamerican cultures. In 1940, floor looms were introduced, and production expanded. Since then, Mitla has become one of the most important textile producing centers in the Valles Centrales de Oaxaca (Center Valleys). Get to know the artisans who imbue textiles with Zapotec culture using age-old techniques. Visit Bia Beguug, Arte Duxiil, Bianiij Arte y Diseño Textil, Taller Don Armando, “Dad Rood” Taller Textil, Taller Artelar, Taller Rusenini, and Cocijo Artesanía Textil workshops.





San Pablo Villa de Mitla, Oaxaca, México

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