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Benito Juarez Home (Casa de Benito Juarez)

Garcia Vigil 609, Oaxaca, Mexico
+52 951 516 1860
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Pilgrimage to the home of Benito Juárez

If you are visiting Oaxaca, you should make a pilgrimage to the home of the city’s favorite son... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2017
griggs2000
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Arcata, California
Small site

Not much to see here besides the small, humble abode of Juarez. As a foreigner, I would have... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2016
viajera1741
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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This small house was the home of legendary Mexican President Benito Juarez for ten years during his childhood.
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good39%
  • Average25%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“small house” (3 reviews)
“his life” (3 reviews)
“early years” (2 reviews)
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Garcia Vigil 609, Oaxaca, Mexico
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+52 951 516 1860
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

If you are visiting Oaxaca, you should make a pilgrimage to the home of the city’s favorite son, Benito Juárez, from 1818-1828. Perhaps a half hour or so should suffice for this visit. The house was owned by Antonio Salanueva, a bookbinder who virtually adopted...More

Thank griggs2000
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Not much to see here besides the small, humble abode of Juarez. As a foreigner, I would have appreciated more info about the life of Benito Juarez

Thank viajera1741
Reviewed 8 December 2016

The museum Casa de Benito Juarez is one enclosure historic where Benito Juarez, the first president of Mexico, habit after his arrival to Oaxaca from 1819 until 1828.The government of Oaxaca bought this place to safe the personal objects of Benito Juarez in 1906. It...More

Thank ralfkrueger2211
Reviewed 8 November 2016

This is very near from the main street and is a quick visit to kind of get an idea of life back then.

Thank Cristian Q
Reviewed 15 August 2016

I loved it it was great to see were Don Benito Juarez slept and had his meals!.. And I can only use my imagination to picture him walking around the courtyard reading a book!..marvelous!...

Thank Maricela30
Reviewed 14 July 2016

I had read a few reviews before visiting the Benito Juarez home, so I knew it would be small. It was small, but very well done as far as the displays. We enjoyed getting a glimpse back in time to how the Juarez family lived....More

Thank MGG56
Reviewed 24 May 2016

We really liked this museum and found it very educational. It is a furnished house which contains many exhibits related to Benito Juarez and the period of Mexican history in which he lived and served as president. Juarez is an important figure in Oaxacan history...More

Thank travelsafarohio
Reviewed 7 May 2016

In you're interested in Mexico's history and visiting Oaxaca, then the home where Benito Juarez lived as a young boy is a place to stop by. He was probably Mexico's most famous President having governed during five terms. When living in Oaxaca, his protector, a...More

Thank Bernard B
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Benito Juarez is a very important figure in the history of Mexico. In the rooms of this house where he once lived you can see the types of furniture, dishes, etc that were used in the 1800's when he lived here. Best of all each...More

Thank packedandready2go
Reviewed 24 March 2016

A small traditional colonial house which once was the home of Juarez's patron, who saw the potential in the young lad who arrived unable even to speak Spanish, and saw to his education and set him on his path to become the first indigenous president...More

Thank amcneese2016
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