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Fjarilshuset (Butterfly House)

Hagaparken, Stockholm, Sweden
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Ranked #133 of 166 Attractions in Stockholm
Type: Gardens, Parks, Hiking Trails, Outdoors
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: This indoor tropical nature preserve provides a nice escape from the cold. There are more than 700 types of butterflies in a 3,000-square-meter indoor habitat, as well as many different plants and animals.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I have visited the butterfly house today , and unfortunately it was a huge disappointment . The butterflies were nowhere to be seen , you actually had to look very careful for them in order to spot any.I was able to spot like 5-6 relatively small butterflies out of which one was impaled and had a broken wing . This... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Good weekend visit for especially families with children. All year open. Except butterflies there are also shark tanks, fishes, some birds etc. Recommended!

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Like others have said its a bit outside of the centre but not too hard to find (subway to Odenplan and bus from there) and its also a bit of a walk through the park to get to the butterfly house. I dont know if it was the time of year we visited but we only saw 5 butterflies and... More

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Helsinki, FInland
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19 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Fjärilshuset or Butterfly House is a bit away from Stockholm center, and if you are a tourist without your own car, you'll have to take subway to Odenplan and then a bus. However, it's not too difficult to find but it takes a while to get there. The place is in a lovely park, Hagalund park, which has a royal... More

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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31 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

The kids (10 & 11) wanted to come here after being lured in by the many ads on the subway. Fjärilshuset now also boast an aquarium with sharks and this was what they really came to see. To be frank I found the place severly overpriced and the aquarium was a real let down as well. Having visited the wonderful... More

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Vaxholm, Sweden
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

The butterfly house have the potential to be a nice little stop for everyone interested in gardens and nature. It's small and well suited for those of us with short legs and small feet. Reality however is a totally diffent thing. From outside it looks like a factory. Dark and brooding it lurches at the end of a mud puddle... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013 via mobile

Many butterflies and flowers. But this is not the woth-seeing place. The garden/park surrounding the Butterfly House is a beauty though.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

Spend your time exploring the park surrounding the butterfly house instead of going inside, exploring the park is free and its very scenic. Entry to the butterfly house is 110SEK for an adult which is a ridiculous price considering the small area you can explore (should cost 60 or 70SEK). I'm unsure where the 3000m2 measurements came from but I... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

Nice excursion on a cold day as the temperature inside is above +30C :-) Rating is down because of the price to enter and aslo that you are not aloowed to bring your trolly (even if the baby is a sleep) inside to have coffe.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

There are butterflies and fish and frogs etc here. A good place to bring kids but not so interesting for adults I think.

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