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 an elevated walkway overlooking the chamber. Butterflies were whizzing everywhere. Alas when they were still they often had their wings shut and portrayed a clever brown camouflage. When they were in flight they featured bright red, blue or purple but were almost impossible to catch a photo of. Some orchids were in fact plastic plants smothered in pollen to create artificial feeding stations to provide easy viewing. Despite the warning signs it was unfortunate that a lot of people tried to touch the butterflies.
A lovely way to spend a half an hour.
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