Most Famous Conservatories in the World
Conservatories are a great addition to a home. We all know these conservatories well, but, what about the conservatories that attract thousands of visitors each year? These conservatories are spectacular pieces of architecture and some incredible examples that can be seen across the globe. In this blog, we’re going to discuss 5 of the most famous conservatories around the world.
Here are five famous conservatories:
- Eden Project
- Garfield Park
- The Great Conservatory
- The Butterfly Conservatory
- The Barbican Conservatory
Let’s start with the Eden Project. Many of us here in the UK know and perhaps have visited this conservatory on a cheeky trip down south to Cornwall. This famous conservatory is situated in the south of England in the beautiful surroundings of the Cornish peninsula. It is the largest conservatory in the world, and it is the world’s biggest captive rainforest. The Eden Project is easily one of the UK’s top tourist attractions and full of magnificent plants, stunning waterfalls and sculptures.
This conservatory is based in Chicago and it is one of the largest conservatories in the United States. Originally it was built in the early 19th Century and features one room (the Palm Room) that houses over 80 different species of palm trees.
The Great Conservatory
This spectacular glass dome that resides in the centre of Syon Park, Brentford and it is a private country residence. Known for being the inspiration for the masterpiece that is Crystal Palace. It was designed to be an exhibit of exotic plants for the Duke of Northumberland.
The Butterfly Conservatory
This magnificent conservatory is based in Arizona, USA and houses thousands of butterflies from all over the world. It has some of the rarest butterflies from a wide range of destinations including Thailand, The Philippines and Malaysia. This conservatory is a keen favourite with wildlife photographers who want to get up and personal with these stunning insects.
The Barbican Conservatory
This conservatory is the most recent addition and it is based in the East of London. It was built in the 1980s as part of the Barbican Arts Centre and inspired by the hanging gardens of Babylon. This conservatory is home to
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