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Jardin Etnobotanico de Oaxaca - City Park Oaxaca - Mexico

The botanical garden in Oaxaca is not only for plant lovers. It is also a great place to learn about culture and traditional medicine as well. The garden is an impressive collection of 9,500 cacti and other plants that are native to Oaxaca, covering 450 species. Located in the Santo Domingo temple's backyard, the garden is a pleasant place for a relaxing walk, away from the city streets. Visits are only possible as guided tours, which last 1.5-2 hours. For those with a decent level of Spanish, tours are more frequent, half the price but also half as long (1 hr) as the English tours which are only three times a week (Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 11 a.m., $10).

Location:
Calle Refoma at the temple of Santo Domingo
Oaxaca, Mexico

City Park Types:
Natural park, garden

Getting There
An easy walk from anywhere in the Centro Historico. Busses are also available.

Price Description: US $5 for the tour in Spanish

US $10 for the tourn in English

Relative price: Budget

Days Closed:Sunday

Travel Skills: beginner/easy.

You Need to Bring: It is a walk in the sun, so sunscreen may be necessary.

See the temple of Santo Domingo and the nearby markets

Currencies accepted
Mexican peso

Contact Information:
Phone: (951) 516-5325



Here are other activities in and around Oaxaca that may be of interest: Parque Juárez,








By Emily Kerr-Riess
I love to travel, I love language, I currently live in Mexico teaching English as a second language. I love...
07 Nov 2008







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