"El Arbol del Tule." Santa María del Tule Things to Do Tip by Tdiver

Santa María del Tule Things to Do: 10 reviews and 30 photos

  El Arbol del Tule.
by Tdiver
 
  • El Arbol del Tule. - Santa María del Tule
      El Arbol del Tule.
    by Tdiver
  • El Arbol del Tule. - Santa María del Tule
      El Arbol del Tule.
    by Tdiver
  • El Arbol del Tule. - Santa María del Tule
      El Arbol del Tule.
    by Tdiver
  • El Arbol del Tule. - Santa María del Tule
      El Arbol del Tule.
    by Tdiver
 

Well it's damned impressive and does give you a lot of shade on a sunny day.
A Montezuma cypress (Taxodium mucronatum).
Circumference of 58m, height 43m.
Volume of 816,829m³ and weighs around 636,107 tons.
Age unknown but thought to be from 1200-3000 years old.
DNA tested to prove it was one tree.

Address: Town centre, Santa Maria del Tule.
Directions: Around 13km from Oaxaca on the road to Mitla.

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Sep 19, 2007
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