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Lancetilla Botanical Garden

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Address: Tela, Honduras

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It was beautiful and you can learn a lot of nature; never the less, they need to have more tour guides.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 16, 2015
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Tegucigalpa, Honduras
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Tegucigalpa, Honduras
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

It was beautiful and you can learn a lot of nature; never the less, they need to have more tour guides.

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Tela
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

This unique Botanical Garden is almost 100 years old, developed by the United Fruit Company to study the possibilities to grow in Honduras, exotic fruits from other continents. Its collection of tropical plants, palms and tree is really worth a visit. also a great place for birdwatcher. Entrance fee is USD 6, you can visit by taxi, but best options... More 

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Bucks County, PA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We visited Lancetilla Garden, and quite truthfully, we would not have enjoyed it nearly as much without a guide. It is true that it is just a path that meanders through trees and gardens, and it could surely use some work, as others have said. Having said that, I would also say that our guide brought the garden to life... More 

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Trujillo, Honduras
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

The visit started at the centre pavilion where there are many diverse displays. A guided tour (in English) followed. Sadly, December does not show the trees in bloom but the guide was very knowledgable. The site includes a little shop where there are jams and jellies made from the fruits of these trees and ends near the gate where there... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Lovely place to walk and learn about plants and botany. Odd species and many flowers. Lots of birds hang around the peaceful setting.

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Ajijic, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I agree with the reviewer of "National Treasure left untended". I was so disappointed. No guides, no maps, just a path winding through the trees with some trees with almost illegible signs to describe their Latin botanical names which, if you are not a botanist, mean nothing. This could be such an interesting and informative place. The signs indicate when... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

no English speaking guides may cause some a problem, but also possible to walk through garden and read signage

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Kansas City, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

This is an internationally renowned botanical garden and I was so disappointed in the untended state. So many important rainforest species and tropical flowers and plants left to their own will certainly survive, but the state of the grounds is a disgrace. The few people working there were very nice and helpful but mainly it seemed there were only employees... More 

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Tela, Atlantida, Honduras
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Its a great experience.Pack up you camera and just ejoy the silence and beautifull nature!Honduras has alot amazing sights and this is defenitly one of them!Don't miss it when you visit Tela

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Springfield, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This area is very cool in climate due to all the shade. Our tour guide was very informative about all the plants/trees. Very interesting place if you want to learn about rare species of plants. It was inexpensive and fun if you are looking to get out of the heat for a bit!

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Address: Address: Tela, Honduras
Location: Central America  >  Honduras  >  Atlantida Department  >  Tela

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