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El Tule

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Victoria Hotel Oaxaca | Carr. Internacional 545 Col Figueroa, Oaxaca 68070, Mexico
+52 951 502 0850
7:00 am - 2:00 am
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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Forget Hierve el agua, forget Mitla if you want, but spend 15 minutes in the road and go to this town, the church, the tree, the home made ice cream. Of course was my last attraction to visit before coming home, next time I´ll erase some of them and this one will be number one, to sit in front of... More 

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37 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Most tours take you to the Tule tree so it is practical. Interesting and well taken care of you can take great photos. Maybe not worth the trip just for the tree but good if it's part of the tour. Pay the extra 1 usd to see it from the inside.

Thank Eduardo R
Denpasar, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

El Tule is one of the biggest trees on the planet. I insisted to go there as I heard great things about El Tule. When you get off the bus you can see it s majesty. 3000 year old or more, it is said that it needs so much water to survibe that it caused several issues to the neighboring... More 

Thank jedoanuta j
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31 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

Staying for three weeks in El Tule you get to know the place well. It has great restaurants and a nice El Tule Food Market. There are small stalls were you can eat and drink. The set up is great people are very friendly and helpful. Every day you see the women preparing the food on there hot coal fires... More 

Thank ClassicStrider
Sahuarita, AZ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 16, 2016

My wife and I were on an all day tour that stopped here to see the tree. Now, this is Juan, BIG tree! Simply incredible in scope. The width of this tree will blow your mind. Very impressive. As an added bonus when we were there, I noticed movement up about 15 feet up the tree. I knew it was... More 

Thank AZDuckman
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 28, 2016

we hopped on a public bus from the periphery or ring road of Old Oaxaca town. The bus cost a few pesos and it dropped us just outside the park which has developed around the tree. The park in itself is sweet, with animal topiary, pretty gardens, ice cream wagons and lovely for kids. The tree is like an apparition,... More 

Thank stiniSwitzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2016

This ancient giant cypress tree is jaw-dropping due to its enormous girth. It is extraordinary to be near it. There is a small small botanic garden adjacent.

Thank stargirl58
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2016

I've been here twice, always on a multi-stop tour. I was told to look for animal shapes in the roots of the tree, so that was the only thing that made it interesting for me. It's supposedly the widest tree in the world, but not worth a solo trip.

Thank Holly W
Oaxaca, Mexico
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2015

The people were very welcoming. The food vender were friendly. The were some free show. Very low key.

Thank Oaxaca G
Ocala, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2015

Seems every town these days needs to distinguish itself by being the top producer of gymnuts or being the gateway to some river or boasting the world's largest penguin. So no surprise that a town will latch on to tourist dollars by promoting their big tree. Not that it isn't big. It is. It also is conveniently on the day... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating
Open Hours
7:00 am - 2:00 am
7:00 am - 2:00 am
7:00 am - 2:00 am
7:00 am - 2:00 am
7:00 am - 2:00 am
7:00 am - 2:00 am
7:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Victoria Hotel Oaxaca | Carr. Internacional 545 Col Figueroa, Oaxaca 68070, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Southern Mexico  >  Oaxaca  >  Oaxaca
  • Phone Number: +52 951 502 0850

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