Santa María del Tule magic town | Oaxaca Mx
Santa María del Tule, here you can observe a thousand-year-old tree of great importance, in an area of Zapotec culture. “Tule” from the word “tulle” or “tulli” and in Nahuatl language refers to a plant called bulrush. Mainly it is a municipality of the state Oaxaca located to the East of the capital.
How to get
How to get to Santa María del Tule by public transport:
Just 12 kilometers from the zocalo of the capital is Santa María del Tule, from the zocalo walk 7 blocks on Valerio Trujano avenue in the opposite direction to cars, so you will arrive at the central supply, where you can take a collective taxi It will charge you no more than $ 30. °°
How to get to Santa María del Tule by car:
From any part of the city leads to the East, you can drive on the boulevard José Vasconcelos following the signs to “Mitla” on this road a few kilometers will be “Santa Maria del Tule”.
Destination | attraction
Tree of the Tule and town Santa María del Tule
Santa Maria del Tule
Meaning of the name
“Tule” from the word “tulle” or “tulli” and in Nahuatl language refers to a plant called bulrush.
It is a town located east of the capital city, it is the millennial tree of great circumference. This ahuehuete tree has a trunk of 58m in circumference, measures 42m in height, trunk diameter 14.5m. Its age is estimated at 2,000 years d.C.
Although the name comes from the Nahuatl language, it was the Zapotec who originally lived in this area, and the inhabitants of this territory were known for the manufacture of lime, which they used to exchange for other goods.
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