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Jardin Botanico de Bogota Jose Celestino Mutis

#8 of 322 things to do in Bogota Features Animals
Calle 63 No 68-95, Bogota, Colombia
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A massive and well-maintained botanical garden with a variety of different areas, including an exhibit of 5,000 indigenous orchids.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Calle 63 No 68-95, Bogota, Colombia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

At first, my boyfriend and I were trying to see the best out of this park. Wondering between dead trees, dead leaves, plastic bags and yellow security lines that could make you think that something bad happened... Then came the light at the end of...More

Thank Josephine P
Reviewed 3 days ago

We spent a wonderful morning at the Jardín Botánico. Amazing to find a place like this in the middle of busting, noisy Bogotá. You don't need to be an expert in plants to get fascinated by the amazing plants and flowers, not to mention beautiful...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I love gardens. We have the Penn State Arboretum where I live. I wanted to see what type of plants would be in the Columbian city. My hotel NH collections arranged for a taxi. He and I arranged for a pickup time. This way I...More

Thank bonnieg2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sadly, the tropical area is being rebuilt, so we didn't get to see it. The other areas are informative in a casual way, but not especially beautiful

Thank lauriepollock
Reviewed 16 July 2017

The botanic garden is a great big green area. It is very nicely kept and you do feel like you are not in a big city like Bogotá, its very peaceful. There are great places for pictures and to just walk around and enjoy the...More

Thank ftichy
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This botanic garden is something that you don't expect to find in a city...It 'is so beautiful...I just loved it!!

Thank nickrassa
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This is a beautifu large botanical gardens with a number of tourguides ( including English) who give free tours of these beautiful gardens. Mine was a botany undergraduate, who was passionate about plants and flowers. We walked around and saw a number of interesting species....More

Thank tflsjp
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We got there late with friends. It was extremely crowded; we were able to get in only because we were with friends with palanca". The variety of food offerings is really fun as was walking through the wonderful rose gardens. My photos came out surprisingly...More

Thank SamLLev
Reviewed 8 July 2017

this was a last morning visit - the wealth of trees was beautiful. do look out for the lizards - they are not easy to miss. The turtles in the pond were busy sunning themselves.

Thank Richard J
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

I lived in Bogota for many years and never heard of this place. Now that I'm visiting the city I went there and what a suprise, although is bit away from touristic in the city, you should definitely visit it. Everyone for the staff was...More

Thank Diana G
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Dan B
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Response from Pilar B | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately dogs are not allowed. However the place is worth the trip
Tom C
25 December 2015|
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Response from Hepi19 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I think so, according to their webpage they are open from 9 to 5 on Sundays, so I would expect them to be open on Christmas. However, I would call their number before going. 1-437-7060