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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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  • I highly recommend going on a tour of the gardens. Very fascinating. We went on a day when the English speaking guide was ill, so the tour was given in Spanish. Luckily there were some other guests on...  more »
  • The garden only allows you to visit with a tour guide, which wouldn't be an issue if they were more careful about how they run the tours. There are currently only 3 English tours offered per week so I...  more »
  • Went into the garden after the Museum of cultures. Duration two hours. You can learn a lot of new and interesting of the history, culture and cuisine of Mexico. And of course, this is a great collection of plants, some incredible amount of cacti!
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