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Mariposario Selva Viva, Medellin

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Head to Mariposario Selva Viva, an exotic butterfly house in an unusual location--a shopping center. Escape the bustling retail complex and head inside an oasis of calm to interact with these delicate creatures. Thousands of butterfly species exist here and in all stages of their life span.Don't fret if you don't speak Spanish, as guided tours are available in English. Bring a camera for some great photo ops of the butterflies. By using our Medellin vacation builder, you can arrange your visit to Mariposario Selva Viva and other attractions in Medellin.
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  • The first week of February, 2016, they removed the butterfly exhibit, and replaced it with a nursery that sells plants. Not even one butterfly was sti hanging around. Sorry this isn't there any more. ...  more »
  • This is a little green spot inside a Cement Mall in Bello. If you are visiting the city, the mall offers you many shops and restaurants and this place. It is like a mini square which has been adapted ...  more »
  • The only thing worth our time while visiting the Botanical Gardens was our visit to the "mariposario" . Butterflies of all sizes, colors , types, but all beautiful. It is impossible to describe what y...  more »
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