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Fjarilshuset (Butterfly House)

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Address: Hagaparken, Stockholm, Sweden
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: This indoor tropical nature preserve provides a nice escape from the cold...
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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Fascinating for children and adults alike

Opening times: WINTER BREAK 21 Feb- 1 Mars Monday – Sunday 10.00 – 17.00 Regular Hours Monday – Friday 10.00 – 16.00 Saturday – Sunday 10.00 – 17.00 The Butterfly House is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
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Thessaloniki
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Thessaloniki
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32 reviews 32 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Opening times: WINTER BREAK 21 Feb- 1 Mars Monday – Sunday 10.00 – 17.00 Regular Hours Monday – Friday 10.00 – 16.00 Saturday – Sunday 10.00 – 17.00 The Butterfly House is located in Haga Park in the north of the city in the grounds of a summer palace built by King Gustave III. In the current palace which you... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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35 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

The place consists of two "rainforest" rooms and one for the fish/sharks. The butterflies are beautiful but could be more of them. We saw many dead ones on the floor. There are two sharks that are relatively big (no one expects a great white) and interesting. Basically, that's all. It costs as much as the world famous Vasa Museum. It's... More 

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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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49 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
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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54 reviews 54 reviews
23 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 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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145 reviews 145 reviews
31 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
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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24 helpful votes 24 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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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
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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