Arbol de Tule

The “Tree of Tule” is located in “Santa Maria the Tule”. It is in the State of Oaxaca, about 8 miles east of the City of Oaxaca.

The legendary Tule tree is a “Taxodium mucionatum.”  It is considered the biggest and oldest in the world.  It is more than 2000 years old, 40 meters  high, and 42 meters wide at the bottom. Its shade is large enought to shelter  more than 500 people and it takes about 30 people, holding  hands, to encircle  its perimiter.