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Jumalon Butterfly Sanctuary

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J.N. Jumalon Street, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
+63 32 261 6884
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nice but needs restoration

the place is one of the tourists attractions yet it needs improvement to really attracts visitors... read more

Reviewed January 6, 2018
Mary Jean B
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Imus, Cavite, Philippines
Morning to fill

Was worried when the taxi driver did not know where it was in a small city like Cebu you'd expect... read more

Reviewed November 8, 2017
Anthony L
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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See rare butterflies at the only park of its kind in the Philippines.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“butterfly wings” (23 reviews)
“life cycle” (7 reviews)
“art gallery” (5 reviews)
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J.N. Jumalon Street, Cebu City 6000, Philippines
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+63 32 261 6884
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"art gallery"
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"his knowledge"
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

the place is one of the tourists attractions yet it needs improvement to really attracts visitors. the gift shop is quite outdated and pricey. But their restroom is quite clean.

Thank Mary Jean B
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

Was worried when the taxi driver did not know where it was in a small city like Cebu you'd expect them to know. Its really someones house with a large garden. Was a interesting talk on the history of the collection, but there was little...More

Thank Anthony L
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

If you are not afraid of caterpillars, this is a nice place to visit. Butterflies from the area are attracted to the place with the flowers in it. It features butterflies in the area and they do cultivate caterpillars to save and propagate butterflies

Thank Myrna B
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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Jumalon Butterfly Sanctuary is well worth a visit to see and I do recommend a visit, however it could be better in my opinion. I enjoyed hearing about the life cycle of the butterflies, the difference between butterflies and moths, migration, reproductive cycle and life...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

When i haven't get in yet, i was a bit disappointed because the place was not too amazing. When i get the place to get in, i was amazed the beauty of the butterflies. Variety and colorful butterflies you'll see.

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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Yes it is something to see. I did this visit to check out butterfly's and learned a lot. Our guide Ariel De Asia Reyes was a fountain of information concerning butterfly's and their environment. A short walk in the garden is fun. My favorite was...More

Thank kewz
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Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

At first, I was a bit disappointed because the place looked more of a house with a small garden than a sanctuary. Upon entering the place, I was mesmerized by it. The guide was a small part time working student and I was really entertained...More

1  Thank Rommel B
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

I was lucky to be part of Cebu Historical Affairs Commission office family because of that I am able to visit Jumalon Butterfly Sanctuary for free and we are exclusively tour guided by the Son of Mr. Julian jumalon none another than Mr. Renato Jumalon...More

Thank beyann
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Reviewed 24 April 2017

I really enjoyed this visit. We were expecting it to be a short trip, but ended up staying for hours. First we looked at the dried butterflies, they were really pretty. Then we saw some interesting variations such as dwarf butterfly specimens. We also were...More

Thank usnakeating
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

They have a mini museum about the types of butterflies inside the house but the collection has not been udpated. And the house needs upkeep to better display the collections. The gardens are not kept well and there was no butterfly in it. The paintings...More

1  Thank Wannabthat G
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Rejae T
10 January 2017|
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juristgerzon
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No they preserve and make more collection
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