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Pros: Lily pond is delightful with Koi and usually ducks. Lily flowers often in bloom.
Cons: While Botanical building is a nice example of greenhouse, it is somewhat casual in upkeep. Pleasant but no real rare specimens
Balboa Park has so much to see and this is on the top 5 as far as I am concerned. So many things are happening around the Botanical Building itself, like the famous fish pond leading up to the building. After entering inside you are...More
The lily pond mesmerizes everyone and pictures are being taken non-stop!
Enjoy some quiet reflection time or just a quiet walk around looking at the lilies, ducks, koi, and other flowers.
The Botanical Garden is a beautiful architectural structure and within is a full gamut...More
If you stay on the paths, you can enjoy the park in two-three hours. If you have more time, you'll enjoy it more because there are several not-on-paths strolls down and up the hills, and of course enjoying the various... More
If you stay on the paths, you can enjoy the park in two-three hours. If you have more time, you'll enjoy it more because there are several not-on-paths strolls down and up the hills, and of course enjoying the various museums. We always end up spending at least 4-5 hours there.