Magdeburg offers various entertainments fitting every fancy to its guests. The city visitors will get a chance to explore the local natural attractions and recreate in beautiful parks, walk through exciting colorful marketplaces and visit different shopping centers and in the evening set off to one of the night clubs. Established in 1950 the Zoological garden of Magdeburg has turned to an excellent place of family recreation. The total floor area of the garden equals 12 hectares. Its territory hosts more than a thousand of animal species brought from different parts of the world.
The garden features a magnificent artificial pond, giraffe house as well as numerous enclosures with exotic animals. Another attractive park is set in the bottom land of the Elbe river. Its opening was held not long ago – in 1999. The Magdeburg park offers to its guests to try different incredible attractions and roundabouts and the fans of quiet leisure will have a chance to enjoy walking through the scenic garden.
The fans of the outdoor leisure will love the Grand Krakow meadow. The area of this nature reserve also hosts a beautiful garden, sport grounds, a large stage for holding different events and entertaining centers for the youngest visitors.