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Denver Museum In Denver, travelers are provided with a huge selection of attractions, many of which are ideal for visiting with the whole family. A visit to Denver Zoo should be a must-have for your sightseeing plan. You can spend a few interesting hours In this big and well-maintained zoo. Its spacious enclosures are home to giraffes, gorillas, birds of prey and other representatives of the exotic animal world. Peacocks stroll along the alleys freely. The territory of the zoo is originally decorated. Here, among beautiful trees and plants, one can see a lot of original sculptures made from recycled garbage, playgrounds are equipped for visitors with children.
The Colorado State Capitol building is quite remarkable from an architectural point of view. It draws everyone's attention from the very first minutes, as it rises above the city as if its … Open
Be sure to check out Aquarium Downtown. Its collection of marine life will surely impress kids. In huge aquariums, they will be able to see exotic fish, watch jellyfish and stingrays, as well as other inhabitants of the sea depths. The aquarium has a large pool with rays, as well as many beautiful recreation areas for taking spectacular pictures. Visitors to the aquarium can take interesting tours or just walk through its territory on their own.
Denver has many interesting museums. The most attractive one for visiting as a family is the Denver Museum of Nature & Science. Its natural-science exposition is quite original, the layout of the real archaeological site is recreated in the museum's central pavilion. Here you can see the figures of huge dinosaurs, as well as skeletons of prehistoric animals and a unique collection of ancient fossils. In addition to collections focusing on representatives of the animal world, the museum contains interesting collections of minerals and other archaeological finds. One of the museum’s expositions is devoted to robotics; many of its exhibits are interactive and are especially popular with children. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
The Mile-High City (as Denver is often called) can offer plenty of entertainment for fans of active recreation. Thus, a variety of activities are popular here, including fishing (Trouts Fly … Open
One of the museums in Denver is designed specifically for children - the Children's Museum of Denver. It is more like a huge entertainment center offering suitable entertainment for kids of any age. Here there is a special play area for small visitors with all sorts of gymnastic tools and rides, as well as creativity rooms where kids can learn how to make interesting souvenirs or draw. Interesting educational events and games are held in the museum every day. Older children will like to carry out scientific experiments, and the smallest ones will be able to play with soap bubbles and draw their first real piece of art.
Denver Another original museum that kids will love is the Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls and Toys. The basis of this museum's collection is miniature toys and dolls, all the exhibits are handmade and incredibly interesting. Apart from miniature toys, the museum presents mini-copies of Denver’s famous attractions, as well as copies of some of its iconic areas. Children will love dollhouses with a huge number of miniature items and attributes.
The most popular shopping place in Denver is 16th Street Mall. It is accessible only to pedestrians. On this street, there are many popular boutiques where you can buy nice designer clothes, … Open
When active entertainment is needed, it's worth visiting Elitch Gardens Theme Park. This amusement park is a single complex with a large water park where suitable entertainment will be found for everyone. Here you can also discover well-liked roller coasters and carousels, as well as a Ferris wheel and a number of interesting souvenir shops. The park has a cozy cafe so that you can relax here with comfort all day long.  Next: Traditions & lifestyle

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Map of all shopping areas
Shopping streets in Denver
♥   Shopping area ' 16th Street Mall' Denver, 1.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area ' LoDo' Denver, 2.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area ' Cherry Creek' Denver, 3.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Survived castles around Denver
♥   Castle 'Euclid Hall' , 1.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Satowara Castle' Miyazaki, 38.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Denver
♥   State Park 'Washington' , 4.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Local Park 'Four Mile' , 6.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nature Park 'Waddell' , 11.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   State Park 'Bear Creek Lake' , 16.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Local Park 'Coal Creek' , 34 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Art galleries in Denver and around
♥   Art museum 'Denver Art Museum' Denver, 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Clyfford Still Museum' Denver, 0.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Anschutz collection' Denver, 0.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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Georgetown Loop Railroad

From the series “The Most Dangerous Railroads in the World”
The height of the bridge is 30 meters, the train moves with a minimum speed and is likely to be highly stressed. The only consolation is the fact, that loaded trains have passed safely that way a hundred times. The railroad route is 7,2 kilometres, it passes through incredibly beautiful mountain areas and rises to a height of 195 meters above sea level. … Read further
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