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Jardin Botanico La Laguna

Antiguo Cuscatlan, La Libertad, San Salvador, El Salvador
+503 2243 2012
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Botanical Gardens La Laguna and Boqueron National Park
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“turtles” (6 reviews)
Antiguo Cuscatlan, La Libertad, San Salvador, El Salvador
+503 2243 2012
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Can you imagine to find a botanical garden in the middle of a volcano crater? That's what you will find in Jardin Botanico La Laguna. A german inmigrant, Walter Thilo Deininger converted his house garden into a botanical field for research that can also be...More

Thank carmengonzalezh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Looking for fresh air in the middle of the city?. Try the Jardin Botanico. I recommend you to read the history of it before going there, you will understand and enjoy more the tour.

Thank jcmartinez777
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Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Incredible beauty! The giant bamboo is really something special, all the different plants and trees transport you the rainforest. Make sure you bring your camera. When you first arrive, buy some food for the turtles. Super cool experience.

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Reviewed 25 February 2017

We always go with kids - there is a great climbing area for kids, turtles and fish to feed and tons of cool plants to look at. There is a little snack shop also. You can easily spend a few hours here and also visit...More

1  Thank Meredith S
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

This is probably the only green and calm place in the whole of San Salvador which is the reason it's worth a visit, even though it is a bit hard to get to. The price is very affordable and there is a pretty decent collection...More

Thank mypictureatlas
Reviewed 30 April 2016

After going downtown this was a great stop. Beautiful garden with small ponds with fish and many plant types and plenty of birds. Many great spots to sit in the shade and enjoy the peace.

Thank John A
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

This is not a great botanical garden. It's OK but not really that big or impressive. It's also a bit of a pain to get to. It made a pleasant stroll as such gardens always do, but I've been to many WAY better.

Thank SoloBurr
Reviewed 1 January 2016

This was the first place we visited in San Salvador. We walked from our hotel about 20 minutes to reach it. We loved the shady respite and place to catch up after a long night of flying. We had a soft drink from the canteen...More

1  Thank TA L
Reviewed 25 October 2015

At $1.25 admission, this is a bargain. Prepare yourself for mosquitos, there is slow moving water, and you're sure to leave with at least a couple bites if you are uncovered.

1  Thank Portlander
Reviewed 20 July 2015

Jardin Botanico is the place to go if you want to learn about the different types of plants that El Salvador grows. Beautiful place to spend some time to relax and enjoy nature. Inexpensive and it has a big play area for kids. My family...More

1  Thank pepitaLivermore_CA
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