Jardin Botanico, San Juan

#8 of 19 in Parks in San Juan
Enjoy over 300 ac (121 ha) of native and exotic plant life as you take a peaceful stroll through Jardin Botanico. Find a collection of tropical and subtropical plants, including brightly colored heliconias, a rich selection of orchids including Cattleya, and over 125 species of palms, as you walk by ponds, past streams, and over small bridges. Explore the botanical garden at your own pace, or hire a tour guide and learn about the local plant life. Take a look at our San Juan tour planner to schedule your visit to Jardin Botanico and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Call before going. It cost us $50 in cab fares. A security guard stopped us at the entrance and said the gardens are closed as they are still working on repairs as of Dec 13  more »
  • The trails are not very careful, there is no signage for walking throughout the Park, there is no area of orchids, there isn't much to see. He would not again
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  • We went to walk and take pictures. This beautiful and full of trees there is plenty of shade and small bridges. If you're a nature lover, you must go. Having much time their trees are all adults, spend a few hours of entertainment. We made a picnic and had a great time. Do not forget to bring your camera. He had a girlfriend and his photographer. I recommend it
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  • Considering how it's inside the metropolitan area, it's of easy access to those of us who don't have a car. Bus Routes (AMA) 7 and 9 drop you off close to the entrance. Has its own free parking. The garden is divided on different sections with trails; a garden of architectures, a section with orchids, a lake with several ducks, garden of medicinal plants, area of activities, section of ponds with turtles, a second lake, a pine tree garden, and a bamboo section are some of the sections you can find. A diversity of birds and flowers can be seen throughout the garden. You can find a welcome center with bathrooms and a gift shop, and another set of bathrooms inside the garden. Also has a section where people visit to do yoga and meditation. Has a good route for jogging. During the September 20 of 2017 strike of hurricane Maria, the garden received heavy damage and was forced to close until fixing and maintenance had completed. Make sure to contact before visiting to see if it's open.
  • It's a beautiful place but there was a hurricane so give time until the trees will grow again...
  • After Huricane is under repair but still a great place to visit.
  • Great place to hike but needs upkeep. The turtle ponds are the best part to waste time.
  • Beautiful place anyone should visit. Well maintained and relaxing.

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