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

Altstadtmarkt Braunschweig is a charming city with a rich history. It will be interesting to relax here with the whole family. The most interesting sight for children is the local Arche Noah Zoo Braunschweig-Stöckheim, an incredibly beautiful green oasis inhabited by exotic animals and birds. The zoo is quite small, but well equipped. Except for animal enclosures, there are two wonderful cafes, a special picnic area and several playgrounds for young visitors. In this wonderful zoo, one can see tigers and camels, and watch cute ferrets and raccoons. One of the most popular things in the zoo among visitors with children is an aviary with horses that they can be fed.
Braunschweig was severely damaged during the Second World War, when was destroyed a significant part of historic buildings and priceless architectural monuments of the city. The restoration … Open
The city is rich in historical and architectural sights, some of which will be interesting to see even for kids. An excellent example is the unique Happy Rizzi House. It will certainly impress the children, as it resembles the scenery to a fairy tale more than a usual multi-storey house. Modern artists worked over the decoration of the facade of this building. They painted it with different colors and complemented it with interesting paintings. It will not be possible to find a pair of identical windows in this house. Many people visit this place specially to take spectacular and memorable photos.
There are many beautiful parks in Braunschweig, which are also perfect for families. Kloster Riddagshausen is considered the most popular among locals and visitors. During a walk in this park, one can admire the majestic trees and watch the deer which are absolutely not afraid of people, and also listen to the singing of birds. There are many convenient paths in the park, along which you can walk or ride a bike. Many people visit the park to arrange a family picnic. In the warm season, a better place where children can freely run on the green grass and enjoy outdoor recreation will be difficult to find. Copyright
Braunschweig is a great place to spend time actively. There is a lot of entertainment for every taste. Those wishing to go on a cruise or a boat trip along a picturesque river can use the … Open
Another great place for outdoor recreation is Prinz-Albrecht-Park. This park is very large, so everyone will find a place to relax according to their taste. There are spacious lawns where you can have lunch in the fresh air and play active games. There is also a park zone with a lot of beautiful trees and interesting sights. While walking through the park, you can find some unusual stone sculptures. This beautiful park is very popular among students and families with children.
Burg Dankwarderode In the immediate vicinity of the bustling city center, is an amazingly beautiful place – Heidbergpark. Its existence is not known to all tourists. This park is beautiful at any time of the year. There are two wonderful lakes on its territory, spacious lawns with green grass, and many interesting places for walks. In summer, on the shore of one of the lakes operates a sandy beach. Next to the park, there is a well-equipped parking. A rest here will be pleasant not only on a hot summer day, but also in winter. Covered with snow, the park is also incredibly beautiful.
Among attractive Braunschweig hotels worth noting is Frühlings-Hotel occupying a very beautiful historic building in the city center. A well-preserved original finish make the situation in … Open
Holidaymakers with children of school age should visit the entertainment center Monkey man Westpark, also located in the picturesque park. The entertainment complex itself is an interesting rope town with a lot of attractions. Its guests will be able to rope-bridge walk among the tree crowns and pass interesting obstacle courses. In addition, other interesting activities, including walks in the picturesque mountainous areas, are organized for visitors to the center.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Braunschweig and surroundings

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Amusement parks near Braunschweig
♥   Amusement park 'Erse-Park' Uetze, 30.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Freizeitpark Kirchhorst' Isernhagen, 46 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Rasti-Land' Salzhemmendorf, 62.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Erlebniswelt Seilbahnen Thale' Thale, 67.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Serengeti Safaripark' Hodenhagen, 82 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all oceanariums
Aquariums in Braunschweig and nearby
♥   Aquarium 'Sea Life Centre Hanover' , 58.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Famous sights of Braunschweig

Homeless Cats Monument

From the series “The Most Unusual Statues and Monuments”
It calls people to behave more attentively to the ruthless animals. For several years, the hereditary cats are a difficult problem for many German cities. The monument in Braunschweig is remarkable not only for its realism and its symbolic significance. Cat bellows are among the monuments with the largest number of animals represented. Only the most attentive people can correctly count the number of bronze cats that have settled on the stele. … Read further


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Lush forests covering the banks of the canal, charming ancient bridges and crossings form a harmonious sightseeing complex which is interesting to explore. The construction works were started in 1906, during the Second World War the pace of work was reduced to a minimum. Although the first section of the canal was opened for navigation in 1915, the construction was far from finished. … Read further
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Interesting places to visit with children around Braunschweig

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