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El Tule Tree of Life, Teotitlan Village, and Mitla Ruins Tour

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26 Apr 2018
“A wonderful surprise”
3 Nov 2017
“Impressive Tree”
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Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

We didn’t think going to see a tree could be so wonderful but this was great. We took a collectivo - a taxi that follows a set route and can multi hire - so 3 men in the back & 2 women (+driver) in the...More

Thank MonkeyDi
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Straight up, see it in the daytime! It’s difficult to get a picture that even begins to capture the enormous size of this tree. It is estimated to be over 1,400 years old and is touted to be the oldest tree in the world. If...More

Thank Jan G
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

This tree is revered by Mexicans as the oldest living thing in the country and as their national tree. At only 10 pesos it is worth a look. It only takes about 15 minutes at the tree, which is surrounded by a small, nice park...More

Thank Gefton
Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

The ruins were a bit of a disappointment since very little could still be seen on the stones. The carvings were shallow and worn away with time.

Thank gonealot
Reviewed 20 January 2016

Mitla is one of the archeological sites near Oaxaca. While not quite as large or ancient as nearby Monte Alban, I must admit that I liked Mitla better, partly because it is smaller and partly because you can explore it a little more. For those...More

Thank Wanderer33
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Nobody goes to Santa Maria del Tule as final destination. It is usually a quick stop on the way from or to Oaxaca City. But the Cypress tree or Ahuehuete in local Nahuatl language is really impressive. It is so wide that to take a...More

Thank Devynragis
Reviewed 21 April 2015

This ahuehuete tree is not the oldest tree in the world, but its trunk is the largest in diameter in the world! Very cool to see! It's great to see that the town does its best to maintain this tree.

Thank coatlicue99
Reviewed 13 April 2015

It is impressive to stand under this amazing tree. It is very beautiful. Admission cost 10 pesos, about 10minute drive from Oaxaca

Thank chriskowa
Reviewed 22 February 2015

Beautiful and massive ancient tree. Take the 10 minute tour around the tree given by children guides. Inexpensive (10 pesos) and worth it.

Thank bajajulio
Reviewed 28 October 2014

We toured these 2 sites along with twelve other visitors. Jose Maria gives a very nice tour which also includes two other sites. The Zapotec ruins at Mitla are very interesting to see and small enough that you can visit all the rooms as well...More

Thank Nancy M
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