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Spirogyra Butterfly Garden

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Calle 11, Barrio Tournon. From El Pueblo 50 east and 150 south., San Jose 10110, Costa Rica
506-222-2937
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Beautiful beautiful beautiful

This was a great place to visit! The staff was friendly and helpful, you could tell they were... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2017
kaitlyn125
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Serenity within an urban jungle

I walked to the butterfly garden from downtown. I found the garden to be gorgeous, well... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2017
asunny99
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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30 Species Of Butterflies Flutter Around This Magical Garden.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Calle 11, Barrio Tournon. From El Pueblo 50 east and 150 south., San Jose 10110, Costa Rica
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506-222-2937
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Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

This was a great place to visit! The staff was friendly and helpful, you could tell they were passionate about their work. The butterfly garden and trail through the woods was breathtaking! I could've stayed there all day.

Thank kaitlyn125
Reviewed 29 June 2017

I walked to the butterfly garden from downtown. I found the garden to be gorgeous, well appropriated, the assortment of butterflies is phenomenal. The staff is very nice, they give you educational pamphlets so you can identify what type of butterflies you're looking at. They're...More

Thank asunny99
Reviewed 29 May 2017

The butterfly garden is small in area but packs a punch in terms of the diversity of butterflies flitting around inside the netting. A true haven of peace and tranquility, less than 20 mins walk from the centre of Costa Rica's capital. Try just sitting...More

Thank V7593GYneilg
Reviewed 28 March 2017

When you approach the building from the street, you have the right to fell you are in the wrong place. It just doesn't feel like an attraction when you arrive, In fact, the actual butterfly garden is small with limited species on display. Perhaps the...More

1  Thank PTP46
Reviewed 10 March 2017

After touring the opera house this was a nice break. You need not spend all day here as it is not that large but still a relaxing time. The Butterflies are eating while others are resting with still more flying in front of you. If...More

1  Thank emcman
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Quite close to the centre of San Jose, and very unexpected, the Spirogyra Butterfly Garden was a lovely couple of hours spent away from the noise and traffic and the city hustle and bustle. Family built and still owned, it has some beautiful butterflies, some...More

1  Thank willd0uglas
Reviewed 14 December 2016

We stopped by for a tour on a sunny morning and thoroughly enjoyed all the butterflies. The butterflies are most active when the sun is out, so I wouldn't recommend this tour if it's raining, as the roof is made of netting. We were impressed...More

1  Thank annika_lucky13
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

I had the pleasure of visiting this place and rather enjoyed the beautiful ambience of the contemplation path as well as all of the butterflies and information.

1  Thank Charles G
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Tucked away and a quick walk from the central area. Very worthwhile. Lots of great butterflies up close and personal. One note: wear you Natrapel...got my first mosquito bites while visiting here. Well worth the time and money.

2  Thank Kerry C
Reviewed 2 May 2016

One of the best places to visit in San Jose. Wonderful garden with magical butterflies and flora ...

1  Thank root66london
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donnalee2222
13 February 2017|
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Response from Alejandro P |
We are open! The cafe as restaurant is no longer active but we have coffee and cookies.
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juliasimondav
27 December 2016|
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Response from annika_lucky13 | Reviewed this property |
It was $7 (around 3500 Colones) per person when we were there in November 2016.
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