#278 Schmetterlinghaus (Imperial Butterfly House) - Vienna (Austria)
The Schmetterlinghaus (Imperial Butterfly House) is housed within a stunning palm house, built during the Art Nouveu period at the beginning of the last century. The Butterfly House is in the very centre of Vienna. It is part of the Hofburg Royal Palace and is situated on the edge of the Burggarten palace gardens, just by the Albertina Art Museum and 200 meters from the Opera House. Emperor Franz Josef I and Sisi, the Empress of Austria, found tranquillity and quiet inside the wonderful Art Noveau building.