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Quiz: Where in the world are these stunning conservatories and greenhouses?

Come on quizzers! You may recognise London’s Palm House and the Louvre Pyramid in Paris, but how much do you know about the world’s other glass houses?

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1. In which Australian city can you visit Bicentennial Conservatory?

Melbourne

Hobart

Adelaide

Sydney

2. This conservatory features a 30m waterfall and a cloud forest. Where is it?

Hong Kong

Taipei

Singapore

Shanghai

3. The glasshouse in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco is known as the Conservatory of… what?

Lilies

Aquatic Plants

Tropics

Flowers

4. What is the star attraction inside the glasshouse of Kaisaniemi Botanic Garden in Helsinki, Finland?

A butterfly house

2m-wide waterlilies

A waterfall

A tarantula room

5. What are the two biomes called at the Eden Project in Cornwall, UK?

Jungle and Mediterranean

Rainforest and Wetlands

Rainforest and Mediterranean

Mediterranean and Cloud Forest

6. The Dutch greenhouse in Jardin Botanique de Lyon, France has a whole section dedicated to which country?

South Africa

Portugal

The Netherlands

Mexico

7. In which hotel will you find this conservatory in Las Vegas, USA?

Bellagio

Caesars Palace

Caesars Palace

The Venetian

8. Queen Sirikit Botanic Garden in Chiang Mai, Thailand, has a complex made up of how many glasshouses?

Four

Six

Eight

10

9. Two glasshouses in Berlin’s Botanical Garden & Museum are dedicated to individual countries. Which ones?

South Africa and Australia

South Africa and Mexico

Australia and Spain

Spain and Mexico

10. Unusually, the grounds of Schoenbrunn Palace in Vienna, Austria, is home to what?

A cold house

A snake exhibition

A cactus that blooms only at night

Carrion flowers, which smell like corpses

11. What shape are the Muttart Conservatories in Alberta, Canada?

Cuboids

Cones

Hemispheres

Pyramids

12. What is the Glass Palace in Retiro Park in Madrid, Spain, now used as?

A café

A greenhouse

An exhibition centre

A wedding venue

13. In which city was the conservatory at Changgyeonggung Palace built?

Seoul, South Korea

Pusan, South Korea

Taipei, Taiwan

Kaohsiung, Taiwan

14. Which glasshouse in London inspired the one in the University of Copenhagen Botanical Gardens, Denmark?

Crystal Palace

Alexandra Palace

Palm House, Kew Gardens

Temperate House, Kew Gardens

15. In which country can you visit the Botanical Garden of Curitiba?

Paraguay

Uruguay

Bolivia

Brazil

16. The glasshouse designer Richard Turner built the wings of the Palm House in Botanic Gardens, Belfast, UK. Which other British glasshouse did he design?

Palm House, Kew Gardens

Oxford Botanic Garden & Arboretum

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

RHS Garden Wisley

17. Enid A Haupt Conservatory in New York Botanical Garden, USA, is topped with what?

A flag

A weathervane

A dome

A cross

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