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Mitla and Santa Maria del Tule Sightseeing Tour from Oaxaca
"Board a comfortable air-conditioned coach upon pickup from your hotel at 10am and head to the town of Santa Maria del Tule. Just a 5-mile (9-km) drive east from Oaxaca city Santa Maria boasts a huge 2000-year-old Montezuma cypress—also known as a tule tree—located within the church grounds at the town center. Listen as your guide describes how the roots of this natural wonder are actually entwined within a family of ancient trees. You’ll be astoni whose thick trunk reaches a girth of 173 feet (53 meters) believed to be the thickest of any in the world.Continue by coach to the nearby archeological site of Mitla whose construction began in 850. Learn about the Zapotecs who used the city as a religious center
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El Tule Teotitlan Village and Mitla Ruins Tour from Oaxaca
"Spend a day exploring the Oaxaca region on a tour that takes you to some of the more important sites in the area.Begin your guided journey with a visit to the Tree of Tule the widest tree in the world. Nicknamed the ""Tree of Life"" scientists estimate its age to be anywhere between 1200 and 3000 years old.Next visit the Zapotec village of Teotitlán del Valle to admire handmade wool weavings made by the locals. You will continue to the Zapotec archaeological site of Mitla which translates to ""Place of the Dead."" The site is famous for its intricate mosaic architecture and ornamentation fitted together without use of mortar.Finally
From $50.00
 
"Day Trip to Mitla
"Day Trip to Mitla Tule Matlatan and the Teotitlan Valley from Oaxaca""At 10am you’ll be picked up at your hotel and driven by comfortable air-conditioned coach to the town of Santa Maria del Tule just 5 miles (9 km) east of Oaxaca city. Stop in the center of town to see the famous Tule tree
From $51.00

A royal retirement home

Well, that's one theory put forward by archaeologists about the grand complex of palaces at Mitla. There's some evidence to support this theory - it is known that this was the burial place of Zapotec...
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Oct 10, 2007

Mitla village

The ruins are the main reason people come to the village of San Pablo de Villa de Mitla.If you come on an organized tour , you probably won't have a lot of time to look around more than the section of...
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Sep 27, 2006

Mitla

Some 45 kms south-east of Oaxaca are the Mixtec ruins and, apparently, the best pre-Hispanic stone mosaics in the whole of Mexico.The main grouping is the Grupo de las Columnas, centred around the...
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Mar 13, 2006
 
 
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Tree of Tule

El Tule's ancient ahuehuete (water cypress) tree is reputed to have the largest girth of any tree on earth. It may be, it may not - one thing is for sure - it is one big tree: 58 metres around -...
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Jardin Etnobotanico

Visits only with guide spanish monday to saturday 10,12,17 hours takes 1 hour 50 pesos free for nationales english tuesday thursday saturday 11 am 100 pesos. when i was taking notes lot of people came...
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Monte Alban

Monte Alban is situated above Oaxaca on a mountain and used to be the center of the Zapotec civilisation that flourished for almost 4000 years, having their peak at around 1500 years ago. The ruins...
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