Spirogyra Butterfly Garden

San José

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Spirogyra Butterfly Garden

The butterfly garden is a must-visit for every San José traveller who appreciated the natural beauty. Wander through this enchanting garden and discover the colourful insects from 50–60 species fluttering around among the lush trees in a climate-controlled, glass-enclosed habitat. The Spirogyra Butterfly Garden is located just north of the Simón Bolívar zoo. The conservatory includes flowering plants, cascading waterfalls and trees. A truly magical place just to sit and breathe. You can also take a short hike along the Torres river.

Do & See

San José is home to great world-class museums, lush parks, hip hostels with pools and some seriously amazing restaurants. The most exciting neighbourhood of the city is Escalante — the hippest people are hanging out there. Besides having a vibrant urban life, San José is also the perfect starting point for day trips to many major destinations spread throughout the country. Hop on a bus and explore the local forest regions or a hike in the nearby mountains. The city's energetic and vibrant life and unique nature will make for unforgettable experiences.