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Address: J. N. Jumalon St., | Basak, Pardo, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
Phone Number: 9214418491
Description: See rare butterflies at the only park of its kind in the Philippines.

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gallery is beautiful

Butterfly is as soon as season and temperature, Cute guide escort me,I like this place. But location is bad hard to find,if you go here better bring print out maps.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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Keningau, Sabah, Malaysia
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12 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

Went there with group of families and expected to tour in some big orchard. But, the place was a bit hidden from the main road, and it is located in neighborhood. Butterflies collections are awesome, and you can find rare creations. Have some time to view their gallery , especially pictured made from butterflies form. Spectacular! Overall, the place is... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We rented a taxi to go here and the taxi charged me 450 pesos coming from ayala mall. We were also charged 100pesos for adult and 50pesos for the children. All there is, is a house with a wall lined with dried butterfly specimens while outside is an enclosed garden and maybe 5 butterflies flying! Me and my daughter were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

Butterfly is as soon as season and temperature, Cute guide escort me,I like this place. But location is bad hard to find,if you go here better bring print out maps.

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Manila
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Beautiful place. It's essentially a house that was converted into a museum and sanctuary, so don't expect to see a huge building/park. The place is rather difficult to find because the street in which the house is located used to be called by another name. It's best to call ahead to inform the staff that you are coming and to... More 

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Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

This is a great delightful for my Cannon lens. This Jumalon Museum, Butterfly Sanctuary and Art Gallery is a private museum, art gallery and nature reserve run by the Jumalon Foundation. This is a must visit place in Cebu city.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

It's so hard to write a poor review about this place because everyone there was so nice... But actually I found it was pretty boring, and I didn't see many butterflies either. I've no doubt the family that run this place know everything there is to know about butterflies, and if you want to know about them too, by listening... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

This is a family run business , best get there by taxi ! About 100 pesos from most hotel I the city ! Beautiful escape from the city ! Wild butterflies they plant butterfly attracting plants to keep the butterflies there ! Not too exciting but a pleasant couple of hours

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Kauai, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Small garden and museum operated by the daughter of the original butterfly expert of the Philippines. While you will see some butterflies in cages for breeding purposes, most of the butterflies are free to come and go. They are attracted to the gardens because their particular type of plant food is available here. More than half of Cebu's indigenous species... More 

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Shanghai, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

This is a good butterfly sanctuary, but one of the smallest I've ever been to. You get taken around by someone who works here, and he seemed to know a little about the butterflies, but was far from being an expert. It's a nice place to visit if you are in the area, but there are much bigger and better... More 

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Makati, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Located a little outside of town we had a good hour there. Getting a taxi from the centre is a good idea. It takes about 20 minutes and you need to ask to go to Basak and Basak elementary school. Return can be done on one if the many number 9 jeepneys for php 8 per person. Entry is php... More 

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Address: Address: J. N. Jumalon St., | Basak, Pardo, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
Phone Number: 9214418491
Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Visayas  >  Cebu Island  >  Cebu City

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