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This large cypress tree is said to be over 2,000 years old.
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  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“small church” (6 reviews)
“el arbol” (3 reviews)
“worth a visit” (15 reviews)
Calle dos de Abril 2, Santa Maria del Tule 68297, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Only half hour from Oaxaca. This is a most see...gigantic ancient tree in a small beautiful plaza. We stop there on our way to Hierve el agua. We also had chocolate and sweet bread at mercado near by.

Thank busymayra
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This stop was a nice change from archaeological sites & colonial towns. I didn't pay but perhaps our guide did that for us.

Thank WinstonSophie
Reviewed November 28, 2017

Great markets nearby and the Tule tree is overwhelmingly beautiful and awesome...don't forget to say hello to its smaller little brother nearby...

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed November 19, 2017 via mobile

I didn’t pay the small fee to enter the gardens, but you can view the tree for free outside of the fence pretty well. If you’re in the area I suggest you stop by and take a look. It isn’t as tall as the California...More

Thank Caliguy781
Reviewed November 5, 2017

This tree is certainly worth a visit, it is a great opportunity for photographs. You need to pay 10 pesos to enter, however in return you are given a ticket which is a souvenir. Parking is also good and easy, we didn't have to pay....More

1  Thank Happyfish30
Reviewed November 3, 2017 via mobile

absolutely stunning and worth seeing! do a tpur from Oaxaca which also brings you to 4 other places. enjoy

Thank Denis S
Reviewed October 24, 2017 via mobile

Incredible sight. The "stoutest" tree in the world, and a must-see! The trunk is incredibly wide and it's located in a very beautiful setting. Don't miss out!

1  Thank PandaBandit
Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

El Arbol del Tule is 2000 years old and the trunk and branches are immense. It is a half hour from Oaxaca and is next to a nice church and a market. Is is a good stop on the way to the mescal distilleries. Just...More

1  Thank bgerber948
Reviewed September 28, 2017

We were taken here as part of a tour, whilst it certain is a large tree, to be honest that’s all it is, a large tree! You have to pay a 10peso donation to walk round it, being honest I didn’t mind this as the...More

1  Thank Travellover6128
Reviewed September 17, 2017

Impressive, this tree. Impressive how it survived so many years to become the widest tree in the world. A contact with nature

1  Thank Jens R
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Geronimo R
April 20, 2017|
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Response from fcortina | Reviewed this property |
Hi, what I did is grab a cab from your hotel or even in the street and propose them to hire for one day trip or hald day, they charge by hour. signals are not always clear nor the roads, I think is the best option same... More
Lizette m
May 5, 2015|
Response from erica_mb_64 | Reviewed this property |
Not much really. Unless you want to see the small shops around. There's only the tree and the chapel. But the town is like all other towns, so you can look around if you want. Have fun on the trip!