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sick orchid

I got help from a volunteer who showed me through and advised me on what to do for my orchid. He... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2016
Peggy F
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Cuenca, Ecuador
Beautiful flowers

Out of the way, on a campus of the University, kind of hard to find. But home to some of the most... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2015
dscarlett45
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Green Valley, Arizona
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1 Feb 2017
“A "created" tourist stop”
14 Sep 2016
“Orchids to the world from Ecuador ”
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Reviewed 1 February 2017

I am not sure how this became a destination. It is really just a nursery with a tour to show you how the orchids are propigated. I spent 20 minutes there. It's an hour outsied of Cuenca, so not worth it!

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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Located on the side of a hill sweeping down to a river we found a number of interconnected casitas in a lushly planted, orchid strewn, garden. Taking the small tour through the plant rooms showed how these folks are creating new species of orchids. We...More

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Reviewed 5 May 2016

I got help from a volunteer who showed me through and advised me on what to do for my orchid. He was helpful. Many orchids to see.

Thank Peggy F
Reviewed 27 March 2015

Out of the way, on a campus of the University, kind of hard to find. But home to some of the most beautiful flowers I've ever seen. Spent about 45 minutes there, walking through the greenhouse. A worker/volunteer pointed out some of the more interesting...More

Thank dscarlett45
Reviewed 5 March 2015

We went for a long walk to the Orquideario, aiming to arrive at 2.30, well within opening times. However, there was no one there and everything was locked up tight. We found a student in a nearby building who tried to find someone to let...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2015

The Orquideario at the University of Cuenca is hard to find, it's in a few buildings past the archery range. We took bus number 3 from downtown Cuenca, off at Hotel Oro Verde. Walk towards the river, cross the bridge, big construction zone at the...More

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