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Burggarten, Vienna 1010, Austria (Innere Stadt)
+43 1 533 8570
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Ranked #159 of 397 attractions in Vienna
Type: Gardens, Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Traveler Description: Schmetterlinghaus im Palmenhaus Burggarten Wien 1010. The Vienna Butterfly House is located right in the heart of Vienna just 150 yards from the... more »
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Krakow, Poland
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Several years ago I've been in butterfly garden in Kuala Lumpur and I still miss this experience, so every time when I have an opportunity to visit that kind of place I try to do that. But Vienna's Butterfly was a bitterly dissapointing. First of all, there are no freeranged butterflies as I imagined. I thought that it's a garden... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Entrance fee (EUR 6) is a bit too much. There is not much to see. There are some butterflies fly around. We expected to see more butterflies.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

My Kids 6 y.o and 4 y.o were fascinated by it. Ist really nice, not to big not too humid...nice to spend 30 minutes of your time with Kids.

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Launceston, Australia
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267 reviews 267 reviews
161 attraction reviews
498 helpful votes 498 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

This is located at the far end of the Burggarten behind the Hofburg. It is a beautifully laid out airy greenhouse and is not as hot or humid as others we had visited. There was a nice tropical feel with numerous orchids, palms and ferns. There were several rockeries and small waterfalls and a clever half hidden stairwell up to... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Get inside and you are in a tropical weather, with wild colors flying all over you. You can take photos few inches away form the most beautiful butterflys ever seen. A must do visit in Vienna

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Dortmund, Germany
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

We came here on our last day in Vienna and decided to go in to spend some time before going to the airport and we loved it. 6? might be a little high but it's a lot of fun to look at all the exotic butterflies and have them fly around you. Be careful with taking pictures though cause it's... More

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London, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
32 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

It s in a very central area, and it just takes half an hour ( or ten minutes if you are not too much poetic) if you want to live a little dream. Butterflies came on my hands, i felt like San Francesco, a fantastic experience! Alone, as a couple, with kids.....I adored it!

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Ramat Gan, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

The Schmetterlinghaus offered us a peaceful beginning to a lovely vacation in Vienna. The butterflies are friendly, located near the center of the old city. The main event though is the owner. If you manage to visit when Stephen is there, feel free to approach him in English, Dutch, German or Hebrew and ask him where to go next, how... More

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London, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
20 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Happened upon this place randomly while wandering with my friends. Pretty neat! Only thing is, as it is kept at an optimal climate for the butterflies, it was NOT an optimal climate for us and we were melting within 5 minutes of entering. Really cool experience for the price, but I do wish there were more butterflies or perhaps more... More

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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We had read about this Butterfly House and were also recommended by friends. It is situated near the Albertina (in the Hofburg grounds) and is a small paradise for butterflies. It is extremely hot inside (so take off any thick clothes) but this is apparently required for the butterflies' ambience. You can sell all types of butterflies, of all sizes.... More

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