Jardin Botanico Jose Celestino Mutis, Bogota
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Colombia's biggest botanical garden, Jardin Botanico Jose Celestino Mutis contains plants from every Colombian region, including over 5,000 different types of orchids. Founded in 1955 and named after a celebrated botanist and astronomer, the garden shelters the wax palm, Colombia's national plant. Among other curiosities, the park features a sun clock. Take a picture of the map by the entrance, as you'll find no other maps available at the information desk. Plan to see Jardin Botanico Jose Celestino Mutis and other attractions that appeal to you using our Bogota trip itinerary planner.
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  • Very nice ride, especially considering the congestion and noise of Bogotá. It allows you to relax and get away from the stress seeing all kinds of flora. Highly recommended.
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  • Scattered plantings provide some interest, but ongoing construction mars this otherwise peaceful and relaxing botanical garden. It does, however, provide a welcome respite from the pollution, noise an...  more »
  • Surprise, we decided to go away from the Centre and the tourist area in order to know the GREAT Botanical Garden, which turned out to be an amazing place! It should be a must for anyone who is in the city.
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