Palm House - Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (London, UK)
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
N 51° 28.743 W 000° 17.552
30U E 688003 N 5706575
Quick Description: Beautiful Victorian greenhouse called The Palm House, built between 1844 and 1848, is the most famous of the many greenhouses at Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, London.
Location: London, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 8/2/2014 12:05:47 PM
Waymark Code: WMM70R
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member monkeys4ever
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Long Description:

Beautiful Victorian greenhouse called The Palm House, built between 1844 and 1848, is the most famous of the many greenhouses at Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, London.

The magnificent glass and iron structure was designed by Decimus Burton and Richard Turner. The graceful ironwork structure is among the finest buildings of Victorian era. Inside the Palm House you can find plants from the Tropical Rainforest. You also can walk up the spiral staircase to the footbridge under the greenhouse roof, where temperature and humidity are at its highest.

Type of Greenhouse: Botanical display - public

Type of Cover: Glass panel

What is the shape of this greenhouse: Curved structure (eg. Victorian Greenhouse - Kew Gardens)

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