Beautiful building. A conservatory McAfee of slatted wood instead off glassand full of beautiful orchids. The lily pond is photogenic as well.
About Botanical Building and Lily Pond
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This place is like a cross between the giant greenhouse at Kew and the tropical dome at Eden Project. If you like plants you have to come here. if you like great buildings and beautiful locations you have to come here. It is an hour...More
This building is the Balboa Park Botanical Building and is always free to visitors. Inside the Botanical Building is a wide array of plants and the humid air and smell is intensely relaxing. If you’ve been inside of a greenhouse or conservatory before try to...More
Wonderful specimens, beautifully curated. Highly RECOMMENDED! Good for the entire family. Centrally located.
Visited recently during a short trip to San Diego. The Botanical Building is lovely and we enjoyed watching the ducks swimming in the Lily Pond. Just beautiful!
Loved the Botanical garden, great for taking a walk and look at beautiful orchids! Great for a break from the hustle and bustle of the day.
Gorgeous orchids and plants. I love walking through and seeing the amazing plants the grow so wonderfully here
So much beauty in the most minute plants or the most exuberant florals. There is such a wide variety of plants and flowers growing in the botanic house, so be sure to take time during your visit.our visit was on Labor Day Sunday and it...More
I loved the orchid collection and the unique architecture of the building, but wasn't so impressed with the rest of the collection. Regardless, it's worth a free walk around and a photo or 2 or 3.
This is just a lovely building to wander through and see the orchids and other beautiful flora! It was free when we went on a Sunday.