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Address: Calle dos de Abril 2, Santa Maria del Tule 68297, Mexico

This large cypress tree is said to be over 2,000 years old.

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very good place to visit you can watch this old tree in EL TULE, also you can find handcrafts in the same place.

Reviewed March 12, 2017
Manuel M
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Mexico City, Mexico
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18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really big tree... the biggest one wide wise, I will definitely recommend it if you speak Spanish as you tip a guide (a children) and they show you the figures... in a funny way. If not just a big tree again if you are around, but not if it takes you of your path.

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed April 7, 2017 via mobile

This is literally just a tree. Only difference is that it is bigger than a normal tree. Not worth visiting

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Reviewed March 27, 2017

I was so amazed when I visited this amazing tree, it has a history to tell, my family and I enjoyed it...well, first of all the ticket is really cheap, less than a dolar...you can find figures on it..people have named some of them, like a lion´s head, deer´s head, cocodrile, monkeys etc...If you want can get ice cream or... More 

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Reviewed March 12, 2017

very good place to visit you can watch this old tree in EL TULE, also you can find handcrafts in the same place.

Thank Manuel M
Hayle, United Kingdom
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Reviewed February 13, 2017

and well worth a detour to see it. Though to be around 2000 year of age it has to be second only to the Red woods of the US,vast girth is astounding and set in the grounds of a splendid church which itself is in a lovely park....take time and go see.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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Reviewed February 9, 2017 via mobile

Imagine that Spaniards didn´t discovered America when this tree was something big already! The church besides is small, simply and beautiful. If you were in oaxaca for one day and you didn´t visit this beauty, don´t tell your friends you visited Oaxaca...

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed January 26, 2017 via mobile

Impressed site to see. Really amazing how big those cypress can grow. And the locals have take care of it very well including the surrounding courtyard.

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed January 19, 2017

The Tule Tree is found in front of a lovely 17th Century spanish church. It is the biggest tree in the world and has been visited by many famous scientists and botanists over time. Gardens surronding site have some interesting specimans, but not 100% sure it is worth the stop. Big Tree...

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Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed January 2, 2017

The Tule Tree is in a cute garden in Tule and it is fun to look to see what creatures you can find in the bark of the tree.

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Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed December 23, 2016

What a magnificent sight. The tree will grab you by its power and energy. To think it is over 200o years old. How wonderful that it is so respected and given a day to celebrate its birthday. Moving a road to protect it from the pollution and planting a beautiful garden around it to highlight its splendor. The tree will... More 

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