Botanical Building and Lily Pond, San Diego

4.4
#13 of 64 in Parks in San Diego
Take a break from the city at Botanical Building and Lily Pond, home to Balboa Park's most delicate plant species. See orchids, tropical flowers, ferns, and exotic trees that thrive in the hothouse environment. Admire the reflections of these plants in the clear lily pond--a centerpiece in the conservatory. Admission to this protected paradise is free. Planning San Diego trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.
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  • Spring (April 2019) is abloom and alive at this iconic site in Balboa Park. Inside you'll find many purple, violet and yellow orchids on display to fit the Easter season. Ourside you can be memorized ...  more »
  • we did a walking tour on saturday just for fun. The garden was mostly green. We were hoping to see a bountiful supply of colors but mostly it was green foliage  more »

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