Ethnobotanical Garden, Oaxaca

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#4 of 40 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.
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  • Nice activity located in the middle of the Centro Historico, however be prepared to spend over an hour here. You can only tour the property with an official guide and you must buy tickets there for sp...  more »
  • Beautiful garden, not to be missed. Only visit guided with one option per day which is a shame
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  • This botanical garden full of species is attached to the Church of santo Domingo. Endemic in the region with what offers us a beautiful natural picture
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Oaxaca's size and diversity make it an especially good place to find budget-friendly accommodations, in particular youth hostels and family-run "posadas." These affordable options, along with mid-range and boutique hotels, line the cozy streets of Oaxaca's historic center, probably the most convenient area in the city. You can also find a decent range of options just north of the center, in the neighborhoods of La Paz and Guelaguetza.
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