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Family Review of Lankester Gardens

Away Travel Expert: Candyce H. Stapen
FamilyExpert Rating 3.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
Children aged 0 - 2 , 3 - 5 and 6 - 12
FamilyExpert Tips & Helpful Hints
  • Couple this with a stop at Irazu Volcano, 20 miles away.
  • Throughout the garden you can see more than 800 species of orchids.
  • The gardens are located in Cartago province. They were created in the 1940s by English naturalist Charles Lankester to preserve local trees and flowers with a special emphasis on orchids.

Paraíso de Cartago
San Jose
Costa Rica
Parking: Daily 8:30am-4:30pm
Price: Admission $5 (£2.50) adults, $3.50 (£1.75) children 6-16

Visitor Information

Telephone Number: 2552-3247
Transportation: Take the Cartago bus from San José, and then the Paraíso bus from a stop 1 block south and 3/4 block west of the Catholic church ruins in Cartago (ride takes 30-40 min.)
Price Information: Admission $5 (£2.50) adults, $3.50 (£1.75) children 6-16
The details, dates, and prices mentioned here were accurate at the time of publication.

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