Parque Botánico

The Oriente

Parque Botánico, 3km southeast of central Sucúa, has a visitor interpretation center, a restaurant, a well-kept orquideario (orchid farm) and paths through subtropical forest. Taxis from the center of Sucúa charge $1.50.

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