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Family trip to Antwerpen with children. Ideas on where to go with your child

Ledenactiviteit Zoo Antwerpen There are many wonderful places for tourists with children in Antwerp, and the local zoo is definitely one of them. The beautiful zoo is located not far away from the railway station. Founded in the middle of the 19th century, the zoo has become home to more than 5,000 different animals. Besides spacious open cages, the zoo features many cozy zones for rest, charming cafes and special playgrounds for children. The historic zoo has even a planetarium, a greenhouse and a special house for penguins, so everyone will find something interesting to see in this magnificent place.
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Travellers, who are keen on observing the underwater life, are recommended to visit the Aquatopia Aquarium that is located in a historic two-story building. Inside the building there are absolutely stunning large aquariums of different size and shapes, where visitors will see colorful exotic fish, sea horses, finger fish and even sharks. While in Aquatopia, don’t forget to walk in the tunnel aquarium that never ceases to fascinate both children and adults. Interesting thematic events take place every week in Aquatopia, various educational programs for kids of different ages are also not rare there.
Pirateneiland Park is a very interesting place, a day in which will entertain all family members. Recently the park has got a new theme zone called “the Pirate Island”. It was opened in a restored old warehouse. Children will be able to try various rides and attractions there, and pass through a series of challenges that would make them feel like true pirates of the Caribbean. Copyright
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If you are in search of a good place for walking, simply head to Antwerp Miniature Park – an amazing park full of precise miniature copies of the most famous landmarks of the city.

Fans of unusual and original entertainment will be satisfied with a visit to the Sint Anna Tunnel. A walk in the tunnel will be very entertaining for both adults and teenagers. This historic tunnel is made under the Schelde River. Participants of an excursion in the tunnel need to go down using a special ladder in order to enter Sint Anna. When you cross the river and reach the other bank, you will be rewarded with a breath-taking panorama of the city. This area is equipped with great playgrounds for children and in summer a beach is open there.
The art park known under the name Verbeke Foundation is another fantastic place for family rest. The park is located in Antwerp suburbs, in the village of Kemzeke. This is a marvelous and an unbelievably beautiful place with picturesque landscapes and intimate atmosphere that will be liked by both adults and children. It is easy to spend a whole day in the park. Verbeke Foundation was open in 2007; it occupies the area of 12 hectares. There are many beautiful trees in the park, and in summer the park is decorated with colorful flowerbeds. However, spacious exhibition halls still remain the major attraction point of the park. In the halls, visitors will see a large collection of modern art.
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When it comes to describing entertainment parks of Antwerp, Bobbejaanland should be mentioned first. This is not only a great theme park, but also a true historic landmark of the city. The park was open in 1961 and was founded by famous Belgian singer Bobbejaan Schoepen. Nowadays this is the largest theme park in Antwerp, where guests are able to try more than forty different rides. In Bobbejaanland visitors will find popular and thrilling rollercoasters, car rides and even a small aqua park with many interesting attractions.
Scheepvaart Families, who love active rest and various sports events, will enjoy a visit to Antwerp Olympisch Stadium. The stadium was built yet in 1920, but it is actively used even nowadays. Football games are particularly frequent there as the stadium is the home arena of Beerschot football club. All football games always attract many fans to the stadium, making a visit to this wonderful stadium even more fun and entertaining.
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Amusement parks near Antwerpen
♥   Amusement park 'Speelstad Rotterdam' Rotterdam, 26.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Bobbejaanland' Lichtaart, 34 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Expo ’58' Brussels, 36 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Circus Bruul' Geel, 44.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'ZoetWaterPark' Oud-Heverlee, 46.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Water attractions around Antwerpen
♥   Water park 'Océade' Brussels, 36.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Splesj' Hoeven, 40.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Aquafun SunParks' Mol, 53.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Aqualibi' Wavre, 58.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'AquaMundo Center Parcs De Vossemeren' Lommel, 63.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Aquariums in Antwerpen and nearby
♥   Aquarium 'Aquatopia' , 0.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Aquarium 'Diergaarde Blijdorp' , 79.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Aquarium 'Sea Life Centre' Blankenberge, 89.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Aquarium 'Sea Life Centre' Scheveningen, 100 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Aquarium 'Dubuisson Aquarium' , 103.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Zoos and gardens in/near Antwerpen
♥   Zoo 'Antwerp Zoo' Antwerp, 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Planckendael Zoo' Muizen, Mechelen, 25.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Olmen Zoo' Olmen, Mol, 51.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Safaripark Beekse Bergen' Hilvarenbeek, 59.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Papegaaienpark NOP' Oerle, 69.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Guide to sightseeing and entertainment for children in Antwerpen - parks, attractions, museums, zoos, water-parks. All fascinating and educational sites of Antwerpen, which are must visit and see for your child. Find out the best discovery routes and places for kids (local theaters, exhibitions and museums), where you can spend quality time together. Antwerpen for families with children. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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