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Ethnobotanical Garden, Oaxaca
(4.3/5 based on 550+ reviews on the web)
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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  • I took an English speaking tour as part of a conference I attended, so cannot speak to the issue of making reservations. However, it is a lovely garden and the story of the plants woven in with local ...  more »
  • This botanical garden requires reservations for a guided tour, but it is well worth the advance planning required. Interesting garden, but our guide admitted upfront that she knew little about the pla...  more »
  • Interesting explications of the guide about the nature of the cactus. Beautiful samples of cactus in the middle of no-where