Conservatory, of Flowers, San Francisco

A reflecting pool
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A reflecting pool


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Built of wood and glass
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Built of wood and glass


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Detail of one of the spires
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Detail of one of the spires


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Sign above main entry
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Sign above main entry


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Large tropical leafs greet the visitor
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Large tropical leafs greet the visitor


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Interior of the main dome
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Interior of the main dome


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Classy etched glass signs
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Classy etched glass signs


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Bright light filters down to the dim forest floor
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Bright light filters down to the dim forest floor


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Orchids displayed on shelves
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Orchids displayed on shelves


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Strange propeller-like flowers give illusion of twirling
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Strange propeller-like flowers give illusion of twirling


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Interior of secondary dome
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Interior of secondary dome


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A classic insect trapping flower
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A classic insect trapping flower


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The "Art of Penjing" room
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The "Art of Penjing" room


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Dew on a leaf
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Dew on a leaf


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Lilly pads in a pond
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Lilly pads in a pond


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The Conservatory on a cloudless spring day
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The Conservatory on a cloudless spring day


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Reflecting pool creates Rorschach Test
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Reflecting pool creates Rorschach Test


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Conservatory worker provides handy information
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Conservatory worker provides handy information


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Frosted glass silhouettes some plants
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Frosted glass silhouettes some plants


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Fighting man rests in center of beat up orchid
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Fighting man rests in center of beat up orchid


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Detail of floor under main dome
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Detail of floor under main dome


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Writing etched into metal flower bowl
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Writing etched into metal flower bowl


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The Victorian room
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The Victorian room


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The "Butterfly Zone" exhibit
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The "Butterfly Zone" exhibit


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Orange and white butterflies cavort under sunlit eve
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Orange and white butterflies cavort under sunlit eve


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Some butterflies almost blend into the flowers
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Some butterflies almost blend into the flowers


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Others are in high contrast to the flowers
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Others are in high contrast to the flowers


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Upon occasion, sprinklers water the main dome
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Upon occasion, sprinklers water the main dome


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Detail of the main dome's peak from outside
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Detail of the main dome's peak from outside


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California Registered Historical Landmark
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California Registered Historical Landmark


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The grounds outside are pleasant and lush
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The grounds outside are pleasant and lush


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