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This large cypress tree is said to be over 2,000 years old.
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“small church” (6 reviews)
“el arbol” (3 reviews)
“worth a visit” (16 reviews)
Calle dos de Abril 2, Santa Maria del Tule 68297, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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 28 September 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 18 September 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
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

I joined a tour and it includes the tree. We spent half an hour to take photos, small walk around the place and shopping. The tree made me feel that I am so young and without experience as much as the tree.

1  Thank ilayda d
Reviewed 2 August 2017

I visit Oaxaca many years ago and didn't chance to know Tule tree, so this time my visit was influence by this atraction. See this tree is like being in Avatar Movie, just in front of the Ancient, Majestic and biggest tree in the world,...More

1  Thank Erick J
Reviewed 9 July 2017

El Tule is a huge Cypress, a natural wonder... there's a 2nd one on the other side of the small church that's "only" 1000 years old. However, for us the real fun was finding everything that is "prohibido" in the pretty town square. Of course,...More

2  Thank asoler
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Really big tree... the biggest one wide wise, I will definitely recommend it if you speak Spanish as you tip a guide (a children) and they show you the figures... in a funny way. If not just a big tree again if you are around,...More

1  Thank DavidHG
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Geronimo R
20 April 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
6 May 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!