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“Peaceful park” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Summit Botanical Gardens

Summit Botanical Gardens
Soberania National Park, Panama City, Panama
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Ranked #33 of 59 Attractions in Panama City
Type: Gardens, Zoos, Outdoors
Activities: Birdwatching, Viewing wildlife
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Owner description: Featuring a small zoo and paved trails, this tropical botanical garden features Panama's national bird, the Harpy Eagle.
Utrecht
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217 reviews 217 reviews
38 attraction reviews
Reviews in 115 cities Reviews in 115 cities
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
“Peaceful park”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2012

I came here on a Sunday morning and had to wait until the park opened at 9:00. I was almost alone and got the local rate instead of the foreigner rate (which is 2.5x more). Apart form the animals behind bars, there are a lot of birds in and around the park. The park itself is also nicely laid out and peaceful. A perfect stop to get away from the city and see some nature.

Visited March 2012
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English first
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7 reviews 7 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“So much greenery!!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2012

I loved the peacefulness. The children run freely enjoying the tropical plants and animals. It would be nice if they had more animals, but enough to see smiles in the children. One of my fave places in Panama.

Visited June 2011
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Oak Ridge, Tennessee
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Not worth it”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2012

It was dirty and not well kept, not organized and few specimens

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Panama City, Panama
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12 reviews 12 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Cheap Day Out”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2012

This is a great place to go during the dry season, large open areas for the kids to run around. Animal enclosures are not anywhere near world standard, but with an entrance fee of $1, it is great value.

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Manila, Philippines
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16 attraction reviews
Reviews in 30 cities Reviews in 30 cities
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
“It real is a Wildlife Rescue”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

After writing me first review and visit on numerous occasions and speaking with the Director and volunteers I can offer the following update. All the animals in the park have been rescued from abuse or are former pets that where no longer wanted. Before Christmas they rescued 2 jaguars and a puma on short notice from a fair ground. The cost of admission has been raised to help cover cost and they have been promised support from local government for improvements. If you love animals they are always looking for volunteers to help out.

Visited October 2011
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