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Tropenhaus Frutigen

Tropenhausweg 1, Frutigen CH-3714, Switzerland
033 672 11 44
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Ranked #1 of 1 attractions in Frutigen
Type: Educational Sites
Traveler Description: Tropenhaus (tropical house) Frutigen During the construction of the new Lötschberg railway tunnel a lot of natural warm water was found in the... more »
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Zurich, Switzerland
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57 reviews 57 reviews
16 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

The project itself is very interesting, the greenhouse is well made...but I'm not shure if it's worth the entry price. If you're very interested in plants maybe...if not, just have an (expensive home made) juice drink and visit the shop and turbine and see the free part of the garden...

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rehovot israel
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44 reviews 44 reviews
7 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

After reading the broshure,and travellers recommendations we travelled there as it seemed a good thing to do on a rainy day ...after paying a high fee for the entrance ticket we expected something special The walk through the greanhouse took us 15 mins,really dissapointingwith some tropical and subtropical fruit trees spice plants and houseplants.The restaurant and souvenir shop are highly... More

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Bern, Switzerland
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44 reviews 44 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

amazing to find a place like this in the Alps...the tropics in the snow..a brilliant project come to life...fabulous food, interesting tours and lectures, not cheap but worth every penny....a true highlite for the passing visitot, a place to come back to on a regular basis for those who live in the vicinity...a must go and see for everyone..

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Frankfurt, Germany
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7 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2010

During the construction of the Lötschberg base tunnel engineers had to solve the problem of cooling the water from underground springs - this warm water would damage the ecosystem of the river in the valley. A project has been developed to turn it into a business opportunity and a touristic highlight for the village - the Tropenhaus Frutigen. The sections:... More

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