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Address: J.N. Jumalon Street, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
Phone Number: (032) 261-6884
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See rare butterflies at the only park of its kind in the Philippines.

See rare butterflies at the only park of its kind in the Philippines.

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Visited Jumalon Butterfly Sanctuary last Oct 27 out of curiosity and yes! I've got lots of surprises..! How a man collected and housed almost all kinds of butterflies is such an... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Mujel H
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Zamboanga City, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I like how professor explained the life cycle of butterflies, differences of moths and butterflies and their food plant. Bonus is the water paintings at butterfly wings collage.

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Thank Mae M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The years have not been kind to the sanctuary's butterfly collection & gallery. However, it still retained the rich history of J. N. Jumalon - who undoubtedly was one of this country's unsung national artists. It's too bad this place did not get the proper financial support from the government. This place is slowly starting to lose its shine...

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

WENT THERE, and they had NO BUTTERFLY'S lol, TERRIBLE experience, they had us listen to a boring tour about some old guy that ran this museum then in the end they didnt even have butterfly's not a place to take your gf incase you were thinking that lol.

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Zamboanga City, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Jumalon Butterfly Sanctuary last Oct 27 out of curiosity and yes! I've got lots of surprises..! How a man collected and housed almost all kinds of butterflies is such an amazing feat. It is scientifically presented with proper identification, just wow! More of butterflies' live evolution where tourist can see for himself...plus the collector's painting is truly for the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The first butterfly sanctuary in the Philippines that became the inspiration for other butterfly sanctuaries all over the country! Now, the street where it is located is also named after its founder! Not only do you encounter free-flying butterflies, you also get to see the painting collection made from butterfly wings! Visit and be awed!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an amazing place of heritage and collections! We were so blessed to have the son of the original collection give us a private tour. He gave life lessons along with the lessons of nature. His knowledge of each butterfly is very intimate and comes out with his passion of what he does. We even got to release a newly... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

This place is a bit out of the way - we nearly didn't go because Google said it was shut - but we phoned and they were open. It is a bit off the beaten track but don't be put off by the people hanging around the front - once inside we had a tour with a retired English literature... More 

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Cebu City, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

This Butterfly Sanctuary, Museum and Art Gallery is tremendously wonderful yet the New Generations are more focused on new inventions of high technology. This is something we should promote to since this is our very own! These works of art from our Cebuano Scientist Professor Julian Jumalon is Magneficient. I felt so blessed and honored to ever see his works.... More 

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Cebu City, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Its really nice because the owner of this she explain how the butterfly lay eggs and some butterfly collection they have is very rare and they're the first butterfly sanctuary collector here in philippines.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

Our guide was well-informed and explained our tour well, There was a lot of natural history as well as information regarding butterflies. We very much enjoyed the mosaics made from the wings of fallen butterflies and the various other mosaics and artworks. There are rather less live butterflies here than there used to be. When we first visited ten years... More 

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