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The Ethnobotanical Garden of Oaxaca exhibits hundreds of live plant species, all native to Oaxaca. Planting began in 1998 with plants coming from different regions in the state of Oaxaca; such as arid, humid, low tropical and high mountainous...more
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Reforma esquina Constitucion | Centro, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You’re not allowed to walk these on your own. You must take a tour. We took the 50 peso Spanish tour that was to last one hour. On a few days of the week for 100pesos you can take a two hour English tour. My...More

Thank Nancy D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We took one of the English speaking tours which are only offered 3 times per week. Our guide was knowledgeable about the plants and trees but at times it was difficult to understand him and sometimes too much information. I would have preferred an audio...More

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have to admit that though this museum was on my to-do list, it was not at the top of the list. But we were free on a Saturday (tours in English Tu, Th and Sat at 11AM) that wasn’t incredibly warm so we decided...More

Thank bigjazzmama
Reviewed 1 week ago

I absolutely loved the Ethnobotanical Garden, I went on a Spanish language tour, but they do have English tours (although slightly more expensive). A 100% must to get those perfect insta shots, but be prepared to wait for everyone to have a clear photo!

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Thank Charlie F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great way to spend a moning! The garden is beautiful and you can choose a Spanish or English Tour. Do not miss this stop in Oaxaca.

Thank Jenny K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can only visit by taking a tour-- the English tour is the longest one at 2 hours, but all the information is really great. I am fanatical about plants but my husband mentioned that even if you aren't you should go to the Ethnobotanical...More

1  Thank turtlebella
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have yet to make it into these gardens, although I have admired them greatly from the adjacent museum's upper galleries. Memo to self: this year, wait for a tour!

Thank califcasl
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Every year when I visit Oaxaca I always go the botanical garden (behind the Santo Domingo church). This is fabulous, only the plants from all over the state of Oaxaca and designed beautifully. It is also very well cared for and you can only visit...More

Thank Jshare
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The place is well maintained and the trees are beautiful! you can only access during the tours they run along the day (10, 12 and 17 hours) but it is worth it. The ticket is only 50 pesos per person and 30 pesos for students....More

1  Thank Sebastian S
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

We went here for a wedding and the place is simply spectacular. Great place to host it. Views are amazing and the garden is beautiful. Well worth the visit.

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