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Butterfly Kingdom

Del Grupo Santa Barbara 1 km sur, Escazu, Costa Rica
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Ranked #7 of 13 attractions in Escazu
Type: Zoos
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Shorewood, Illinois, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

This little gem is in Escazu,an upscale suburb of San Jose, and convenient to get to. It is a relatively small area, but the people who run the butterfly farm are warm, friendly, and knowledgeable. One of the owners took us through the life cycle of butterflies and moths using live eggs, pupa, and hatching butterflies. She the showed us... More

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Mountain View, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

I took my children to this butterfly garden and I loved it. The place has safe parking adjacent to the garden, bathrooms, a place for children to draw, and a wonderful pupa and butterfly exhibit. There are also picnic tables. It is the perfect place to take children. I highly recommend this place.

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Maryland
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20 reviews 20 reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

My husband and I stopped by the Butterfly Kingdom in Escazu. It was a darling place. We paid the extra money for a tour guide. She was extremely knowledgeable and helped us identify different butterfly species. We also had the opportunity to hold several caterpillars and pet butterflies. This small place is supported by the local community and it supplies... More

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
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92 reviews 92 reviews
11 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

Not bad place to kill some time. If you like this type of thing it is very interesting with many species of butterflies and excellent guides explaining everything in deatail and very friendly staff.

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Alajuela
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

It is a small place but wonderful service and great facilities!! If you are visiting Costa Rica you should visit it, close by San Jose

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Vienna, Virginia, USA
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

Our kids, 5 and 7 just loved this place. We ended up having a personal tool and spent 2 hours at this small garden. Do not miss it.

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