25 of My Favourite Buildings in Europe
After reading an article on the most iconic buildings in Europe, I decided to write an article for Europe a la Carte featuring some of my favourite buildings in
The Palm House. Schönbrunn Palace. Vienna
The Palm House is located on the site of the former Dutch Garden and was erected in 1881/2 to designs by Franz Xaver Segenschmid. One hundred and thirteen metres long, the Palm House consists of a 28-metre high central pavilion and two lateral pavilions which are three metres lower. Linked by tunnel-like passages, the pavilions contain different climatic zones: a 'cold' house to the north, a temperate zone in the central pavilion and a tropical climate in the south pavilion. The necessary…
Peterskirche, Catholic Church, Vienna, Austria
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Palm house of Schloss Schönbrunn in Vienna
Before entering the Zoo of Schloss Schönbrunn I always enjoy this view of the palm house (Palmenhaus) nearby. More…