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Butterfly Kingdom

Address: Del Grupo Santa Barbara 1 km sur, Escazu, Costa Rica
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Ranked #9 of 15 Attractions in Escazu
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Tue - Thu 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

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English first
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

As a family travelling with four kids, we decided to go to Butterfly Kingdom. It was a small butterfly garden, but it was very nice, and we really enjoyed it. The kids wanted to go back already the next day!

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Shorewood, Illinois, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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20 reviews 20 reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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Sunrise, Florida
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107 reviews 107 reviews
11 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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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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
11 helpful votes 11 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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