Central Valley Sights

Else Kientzler Botanical Garden (Jardìn Botánico Else Kientzler)

  • Garden/Arboretum

Published 06/18/2015

Fodor's Review

Some 2,000 plant species, tropical and subtropical, flourish on 17 acres here, and all are well labeled. The German owner named the facility, affiliated with an ornamental-plant exporter, after his late plant-loving mother. About half of the garden's pathways are wheelchair accessible. When the tropical fruit trees are in season, visitors are permitted to pick and eat the fruit. Kids enjoy the maze and playground.

Sight Information


400 m north of soccer field, Sarchí, 21201, Costa Rica



Sight Details:

  • $12
  • Daily 8–4

Published 06/18/2015


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