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Mitla and Santa Maria del Tule Sightseeing Tour from Oaxaca
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Day Trip to Mitla, Tule, Matlatan and the Teotitlan Valley from Oaxaca
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This large cypress tree is said to be over 2,000 years old.
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“small church” (6 reviews)
“el arbol” (3 reviews)
“worth a visit” (15 reviews)
LOCATION
Calle dos de Abril 2, Santa Maria del Tule 68297, Mexico
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"small church"
in 6 reviews
"el arbol"
in 3 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 15 reviews
"santa maria"
in 10 reviews
"natural wonder"
in 5 reviews
"town square"
in 4 reviews
"california redwoods"
in 3 reviews
"trunk"
in 35 reviews
"cypress"
in 15 reviews
"oldest"
in 25 reviews
"bark"
in 11 reviews
"girth"
in 10 reviews
"diameter"
in 10 reviews
"widest"
in 17 reviews
"pesos"
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"montezuma"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were in Oaxaca for a few days and decided to go see this massive 2,000 year old tree. I have seen the Redwoods in California which are awesome, but this is truly equal. It would take over 30 adults with arms extended and holding...More

Thank kyle p
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the most striking natural living things I have ever seen, 2000 years old , what an amazing sight ,its simply HUGE , and still alive , has been care for over the years , must have great water supply , good...More

Thank Paul B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did a pit stop in Tule to see the tree. The tree is impressive but the space around is too tight to absorb its beauty. The fences that enclose it are way too close to take proper pictures like the ones seen on the...More

1  Thank notacanada
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Reviewed 5 weeks 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
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Reviewed December 31, 2017

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Lizette m
May 5, 2015|
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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!
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