Ethnobotanical Garden, Oaxaca

4.3
#4 of 52 in Parks in Oaxaca
Discover Oaxaca’s diverse plant life at Ethnobotanical Garden. The 2.3 ha (5.6 acre) garden was established in 1993, and has since collected more than a thousand species of native plants. Wandering the lush garden, you can experience Oaxaca’s distinct ecosystems and their different types of vegetation. On a guided tour of the botanical garden, you can learn interesting facts about the area’s history and geography, and gain a better understanding of the plants and their uses. Enjoy the picturesque paths of the convent courtyard, and see numerous varieties of agaves and cactuses. Put Ethnobotanical Garden into our Oaxaca vacation app and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
Create an itinerary including Ethnobotanical Garden
map
Ethnobotanical Garden Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5
834 reviews
TripAdvisor
  • I saw the botanical garden from above—looking down from the cultural center that borders it and found it to be very beautiful. That being said, I decided not to pay the 100 MXN to enter the garden its...  more »
  • Do not miss the organized visits (2 in the morning and 1 in late afternoon at 5 pm) garden.
    View original
  • Can’t say enough good things about this tour! By chance we attended on our first day in Oaxaca and it was truly a fascinating orientation to the cultures, history and biology of the region. The garden...  more »
Places to stay near Ethnobotanical Garden

Plan your trip to Oaxaca

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans to Ethnobotanical Garden by other users

13 days in Mexico BY A USER FROM NORWAY July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 10 days in Oaxaca & Veracruz BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, kids, culture, beaches, museums, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: November, kids, culture, beaches, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Oaxaca BY A USER FROM MEXICO September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 30 days in Mexico BY A USER FROM COLOMBIA July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Oaxaca BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Chiapas & Oaxaca BY A USER FROM MEXICO June, outdoors, beaches, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: June, outdoors, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Oaxaca & Chiapas BY A USER FROM MEXICO July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 43 days in Southern Mexico BY A USER FROM COLOMBIA June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in Puerto Escondido & Oaxaca BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Oaxaca BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Oaxaca BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, culture, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: November, culture, relaxing, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Oaxaca BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, culture, historic sites, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: November, culture, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans