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Spirogyra Butterfly Garden

#35 of 121 things to do in San Jose Features Animals
Barrio Tournon, San Jose 10110, Costa Rica
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butterflies, butterflies, butterflies

at one of the entrances to the museum lots of plants, humidity and butterflies some beautiful... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2016
leo t
Not too many were active

However, we did see the famous blue butterflies:) The garden is pretty and probably later in the... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2016
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30 Species Of Butterflies Flutter Around This Magical Garden.
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Barrio Tournon, San Jose 10110, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 30 March 2016

at one of the entrances to the museum lots of plants, humidity and butterflies some beautiful colors, but they move quickly at least in the AM well worth while, some good photo ops

1  Thank leo t
Reviewed 24 March 2016

However, we did see the famous blue butterflies:) The garden is pretty and probably later in the year there are more butterflies but we saw enough to be happy.

1  Thank chlovis
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Many varieties of butterflies, which were very active when the Garden just opened, in a small jungle-like setting. We came just before feeding time. Knowledgeable staff answered our questions. Very pleasant.

1  Thank Errol P
Reviewed 17 February 2016

The Butterflies are just beautiful and very photographic. Take the walk up to the top. And you are close to Museum of Natural History

1  Thank Sunshine3149
Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

A must visit for any Nature lover. Purely divine and blissful... Blue morphos greet you as you enter their netted sanctuary... Amazing!!! Butterflies everywhere!!! Places to sit and admire the beauty of these precious beings. Informative, educational, relaxing... Also a nice Nature walk at the...More

3  Thank OccupyHappiness
Reviewed 15 December 2015

It was the beautiful place.We had the best guide ever,explain very well about the butterflies.You can see a lot of difference variances of those that I never seen. They have a room with information and they had a outside area for the butterflies. Love this...More

Thank Monica_cruz16
Reviewed 10 October 2015

Never see so many beautiful butterfly you can spend three hours so beautiful big flowers big I would get a new morning I spent all day did no went downtown and have a nice lunch

Thank Bengera
Reviewed 19 September 2015

A pleasant little diversion, there a small collection of butterflies and they were fun to watch. Allow 30-45 minutes. The location is a little hard to walk to from downtown.

Thank wernickejc
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Really lovely place to visit and see the different butterflies of Costa Rica. If you were to try and see these in the wild, it would take forever. Small place and a quick stop but really worth it to see the butterflies and even some...More

Thank woodlandartist
Reviewed 11 August 2015

Huge blue morpho butterflies, owls and an array of colourful fluttering butterflies and moths make this a lovely oasis in an otherwise busy city centre! Lovely waterfall and the surrounds are great for peace and tranquility as there aren't huge crowds here, just great great...More

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