Mexico’s 2.000 Year-Old Living Tree

The tree of Tle in Oaxaca, Mexico, has the biggest trunk diameter of any tree in the world. It can be found in Mexico. It has a circumference that spans close to sixty meters and a height of forty-two meters. It is believed to be approximately 2,000 years old.

The city of Oaxaca is one of the most rewarding tourist destinations in Mexico, and the nearby community of Santa Maria del Tle is home to a living tree that is 2,000 years old.

One of the most rewarding tourist destinations in Mexico is the colonial city of Oaxaca, which can be reached by taking a pleasant five to six hour drive south from the capital of Mexico City, or by taking a quick flight that is just forty-five minutes long.

In the village of Santa Maria del Tle, which is about eight miles east of the city center, you will find what can be seen in most towns and villages in Mexico: a quiapo church, a small plaza, and local markets. In spite of this, tens of thousands of people from Mexico and other countries travel to this small town every month to witness the astonishing El Tle, a living tree that is almost 2,000 years old. This tree was discovered in another part of Mexico.

When you go at Santa Maria del Tle, you’ll most likely find a swarm of people milling around the churchyard. This is because the churchyard is home to El Tle, the oldest living tree in Mexico and one of the oldest in all of North America.

There is a minimal entrance fee that will only cost you a few pesos, and this fee also includes an admission ticket with information on the back about the characteristics and history of the palm tree.

Árbol del Tule, Santa María del Tule, Oaxaca, Mexico

It is rather convenient to sit next to (or in the shade of) a living thing that has been around since Roman times when you visit El Tepi, which is quite an impressive sight in its own right. It is well worth the trip from Oaxaca city to the community of Santa Maria del Tle, which is only a short jog away.

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