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Jardín Etnobotánico de Oaxaca

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Antonieta
Antonieta
October 27, 2019
The Ethnobotanical Garden in Oaxaca is fairly unique in its concept and has proved very successful. In 1993 the Military moved out of Santo Domingo church and grounds, and the space was decided, after some petition, to be used for a ethnobotanical garden, a celebration of both ecology and culture.
Christelle
Christelle
October 5, 2019
A botanical garden in the city. The purpose of the garden, and the definition of ‘ethnobotanical’, is the exploration of the relationship between plants and people. The garden tells a story about the cultural and artistic traditions of Oaxaca and its place in the natural history of Mexico.
Frida
Frida
July 13, 2019
You can visit Santo Domingo, Museo de las Culturas and this place on the same day. It will save you time. The place has guided visits at noon and 5 pm.
Zac
Zac
May 21, 2017
Jardín Etnobotánico de Oaxaca, aka The Botanical Gardens are lovely and were the former gardens of the monastery. I suggest this attraction for a lazy day of sight seeing. Grab a nice lunch then take your time strolling through the gardens and finish at a place like Casa Oaxaca or El Olivo with a…
Anne Marie
Anne Marie
November 21, 2016
You have to sign up to go on a tour given in English, Spanish or French on certain hours and days. This is a beautiful garden designed by a Oaxacan artist and landscape architect in which only native plants have been planted. All of them have been and/or still are used by the indigenous people's of…

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Location
Centro, Oax. 68000
Phone+52 951 516 5325
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens 10:00 AM