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Jumalon Butterfly Sanctuary

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Closed Now: 09:00 - 17:00
Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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Live and mounted butterflies

If you are not afraid of caterpillars, this is a nice place to visit. Butterflies from the area are... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
Myrna B
New York City, New York
Butterflies are forever

When i haven't get in yet, i was a bit disappointed because the place was not too amazing. When i... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2017
Cebu City, Philippines
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See rare butterflies at the only park of its kind in the Philippines.
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J.N. Jumalon Street, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
+63 32 261 6884
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 28 April 2009

Although the place was not easy to get to, the struggle of getting to Jumalon Butterfly Sanctuary is truly worth it. Upon arriving at the site, we thought that we shouldn't have bothered to go there for it was just a house with a garden....More

11  Thank artist621
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 18 November 2016

WENT THERE, and they had NO BUTTERFLY'S lol, TERRIBLE experience, they had us listen to a boring tour about some old guy that ran this museum then in the end they didnt even have butterfly's not a place to take your gf incase you were...More

5  Thank bjm3456
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed my visit at the butterfly sanctuary. I do wish I had brought bug spray as the mosquitoes are prevalent in the heavily shrubbed garden for the butterflies. And this is their rainy season as well. The young man, who is an intern...More

Thank Non s
Reviewed 6 January 2018

the place is one of the tourists attractions yet it needs improvement to really attracts visitors. the gift shop is quite outdated and pricey. But their restroom is quite clean.

Thank Mary Jean B
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Was worried when the taxi driver did not know where it was in a small city like Cebu you'd expect them to know. Its really someones house with a large garden. Was a interesting talk on the history of the collection, but there was little...More

Thank Anthony L
Reviewed 4 October 2017

If you are not afraid of caterpillars, this is a nice place to visit. Butterflies from the area are attracted to the place with the flowers in it. It features butterflies in the area and they do cultivate caterpillars to save and propagate butterflies

Thank Myrna B
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Jumalon Butterfly Sanctuary is well worth a visit to see and I do recommend a visit, however it could be better in my opinion. I enjoyed hearing about the life cycle of the butterflies, the difference between butterflies and moths, migration, reproductive cycle and life...More

Thank KweqSmanit
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

When i haven't get in yet, i was a bit disappointed because the place was not too amazing. When i get the place to get in, i was amazed the beauty of the butterflies. Variety and colorful butterflies you'll see.

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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Yes it is something to see. I did this visit to check out butterfly's and learned a lot. Our guide Ariel De Asia Reyes was a fountain of information concerning butterfly's and their environment. A short walk in the garden is fun. My favorite was...More

Thank kewz
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

At first, I was a bit disappointed because the place looked more of a house with a small garden than a sanctuary. Upon entering the place, I was mesmerized by it. The guide was a small part time working student and I was really entertained...More

1  Thank Rommel B
Reviewed 25 May 2017

I was lucky to be part of Cebu Historical Affairs Commission office family because of that I am able to visit Jumalon Butterfly Sanctuary for free and we are exclusively tour guided by the Son of Mr. Julian jumalon none another than Mr. Renato Jumalon...More

Thank beyann
Reviewed 23 April 2017

I really enjoyed this visit. We were expecting it to be a short trip, but ended up staying for hours. First we looked at the dried butterflies, they were really pretty. Then we saw some interesting variations such as dwarf butterfly specimens. We also were...More

Thank Usna K
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