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“Guide was great and informative” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Monteverde Orchid Garden

Monteverde Orchid Garden
50 mts sur-este de Banco Nacional, Santa Elena 60109, Costa Rica
506-2645-5308
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Ranked #7 of 14 Attractions in Santa Elena
Type: Gardens, Nature & Parks
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Owner description: The Monteverde Orchid Garden is a place where you can enjoy beauty that is found in the marvelous world of orchids. Our garden has a large collection of orchids; we have more than 425 different species. You can find species that are endemic to Monteverde, and a collection of miniature orchids, including the smallest one in the world. We offer guided walks both in English and Spanish. We are in a great location in down town Santa Elena.
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
“Guide was great and informative”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

You are used to seeing these GIANT commercial orchids. This place has some of those... but more amazingly hundreds of other smaller flowers. Had no idea there were so many orchids in so many shapes and sized. Totally worth the $10 entry fee. Watch out for the lazy dachshund that likes to lie right where you wanna walk!

Visited June 2013
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Denver
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68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
“Overpriced at $10 for how much there is to see”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

We were done in 10 minutes. Very limited flowers in June. Should charge less for what you see. Thought the other sights around town were auch better value.

Visited June 2013
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“View the smallest orchids in the world!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

A beautiful stroll through this garden where the smallest orchids in the world grow in peace. Must love flowers!

Visited May 2013
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Beautiful garden”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

We got a very detailed tour of the gardens which was helpful since the orchids are very tiny. It was looking at another world. Hard to believe these amazing plants are out there. Our guide was very knowledgeable and passionate about the garden. Please know that the orchids are minature...beautiful...but tiny

Visited April 2013
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Bangkok, Thailand
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
“A wonderful attraction not to be missed”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

A group of 4 of us visited the orchid garden and found it to be most interesting. A well informed guide provided a great tour. The number of orchid species is very impressive and provides a great photo opportunity.
Highly recommended
Doug and Ulai Kirwin
Thailand

Visited March 2013
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