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Ethnobotanical Garden, Oaxaca

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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. With our world travel planner, Oaxaca attractions like Ethnobotanical Garden can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Great place to get familiar with local history and part of the Mexican timeline as well. Located right behind Santo Domingo church, easy to find and enjoy.  more »
  • Form part of the convent of Santo Domingo there is a variety of cactaceos which are a representative group of Oaxacan ethnobotany. It is a pleasant and accessible site that worth knowing
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  • I guess the tour guides at the garden are hit-and-miss but I was really happy with the one that I had. Although I'm a dedicated student of Spanish I figured that the two-hour English language tour wou...  more »