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Spirogyra Butterfly Garden

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Calle 11, Barrio Tournon. From El Pueblo 50 east and 150 south. | White house with green door. Sign that says Cafe Colibri, San Jose 10110, Costa Rica
506-222-2937
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A short, relaxing visit

When you approach the building from the street, you have the right to fell you are in the wrong... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2017
PTP46
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North Bay, Canada
Nice for 20 minutes

After touring the opera house this was a nice break. You need not spend all day here as it is not... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2017
emcman
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Portland, Oregon
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30 Species Of Butterflies Flutter Around This Magical Garden.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Calle 11, Barrio Tournon. From El Pueblo 50 east and 150 south. | White house with green door. Sign that says Cafe Colibri, San Jose 10110, Costa Rica
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506-222-2937
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Reviewed 27 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
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Reviewed 9 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
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Reviewed 31 January 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
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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
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Reviewed 31 October 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
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Reviewed 16 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
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Reviewed 1 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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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
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Reviewed 23 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
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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
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donnalee2222
12 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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