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El Tule - CLOSED

Victoria Hotel Oaxaca | Carr. Internacional 545 Col Figueroa, Oaxaca 68070, Mexico
+52 951 502 0850
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good25%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“big tree” (5 reviews)
“cypress” (3 reviews)
“trunk” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Victoria Hotel Oaxaca | Carr. Internacional 545 Col Figueroa, Oaxaca 68070, Mexico
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11 - 20 of 29 reviews

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
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...More

Thank Holly W
Reviewed May 26, 2015

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

Thank OaxacaGold
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...More

Thank Kairho1
Reviewed November 14, 2014

What can I say?? This is one very huge tree - you will not believe it until you see it - and please do see it. The church on the same grounds and the beautiful topiaries in the garden are just cream within the cream...More

Thank KristiAnn246
Reviewed June 1, 2014

El Tule was a very cute town with maybe the oldest tree in the world. The tree is very wide and big. Very pretty.

Thank srherda
Reviewed January 14, 2014

We went here by default at the suggestion of a taxi driver because the day we chose to visit Monte Alban had some insane crowds. We live in the PacNW, so we weren't that keen on visiting a tree but yes, this tree has an...More

1  Thank MsXina
Reviewed December 3, 2013

El Tule is supposed to have a record breaking circumference. It is definitely an old, short, fat cypress. This present desert area was apparently a swamp a few thousand years ago. The tree and church are fenced in. There is a charge to enter -...More

Thank DennisUSA
Reviewed June 6, 2013

Yes, the tree is very impressive ...but unless you have other business in town, Look at a picture on Google images ....no need to waste valuable time

Thank Hacesol
Reviewed March 25, 2013

While it is impossible to judge a restaurant by one dish, based on their posole rojo, I would not eat at this restaurant again. Posole happens to be one of my favorites and I feel I am a good judge of it's quality. At El...More

1  Thank OaxVol
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Large groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
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7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
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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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