Jardín Botánico de Medellín
The Jardin Botanico de Medellin, or Medellin's Botanical Garden, is a green oasis in the heart of the city. Spanning over 14 hectares, this urban sanctuary is home to a vast collection of around 4,500 flowers and 139 bird species, making it a paradise for nature lovers. The garden's centerpiece is the striking Orchideorama, a wooden mesh structure housing a variety of orchids, bromeliads, and other tropical plants. The garden also features a lake, a herbarium, a library, and several greenhouses. Visitors can enjoy a leisurely stroll along the well-maintained paths, participate in educational activities, or simply relax amidst the lush greenery. The garden also hosts cultural events, including concerts and art exhibitions, throughout the year. With its rich biodiversity and tranquil atmosphere, the Jardin Botanico de Medellin offers a refreshing escape from the bustling city life.