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Family holidays with children in Germany - attractions and entertainment

The Germans are very fond of children and strive to do everything so that they have a nice, colorful and amazing childhood. That is why a huge number of various water parks, children's museums and amusement parks operate on the territory of the country. The largest are located in Berlin, Munich, Cologne, Hamburg and other major cities. A family holiday in Germany involves visiting national reserves with picturesque landscapes and delightfully fresh air. The route can be selected for any season of the year. Unique recreation environment is waiting for tourists with kids both in winter and in summer.
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One of the largest and most fascinating parks for children is the Tropical Islands amusement park located in Halbe, Brandenburg Lands, 60 km from Berlin. It is located in the former hangar for airships and is one of the largest and capacious buildings in the world. The park is divided into thematic areas: a tropical village, a rainforest, a Balinese lagoon, and the Southern Sea. There is a huge number of buildings typical for Thailand, Samoa, and Borneo. In the forest, there are tropical plants featuring more than 50 thousand species. There is a huge swimming pool stylized under the sea with a sandy beach and sun loungers. There are hills, fountains, and artificial currents in the lagoon. There is also a spacious children's area, saunas, spa-centers, and a mini-golf course.
The German Legoland, located in Günzburg, Bavaria, will attract children. It is in the list of parks for children's attractions, where almost all the buildings are created of giant Lego parts. In the Günzburg park, there are about 40 rides. Various games, shows and performances are held there. Unique copies of the largest German sights built from Lego, look quite unusual. In Berlin, there is also the Legoland park. It has several water rides, a copy of the Reichstag building, and a realistic figure of a giraffe. Another great place to relax with children is Phantasialand Park located near Cologne. It amazes with its colorful and realistic design. All the staff, even in cafes and restaurants, appear before visitors as fairy-tale characters. In the park, there are a lot of various attractions for children and adults, mini-cinemas, and even a small town in the western style. Copyright
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Europa-park in Rust is the second most visited after the French Disneyland. It has 16 thematic departments representing different countries, including Germany, France, Austria, Russia, and Portugal. In addition, the park has the Enchanted Forest, the Kingdom of the Minimoys, and the Land of the Vikings. It is almost impossible to visit all the attractions of the park during one day. There are more than 100 themed rides and 22 roller coasters with carts accelerating up to 100 kmph. Besides them, you can watch numerous thematic shows, performances, look at miniatures of European sights, or go to one of the 50 shopping pavilions in the park.
There are a lot of museums for children in Germany. Labyrinth in Berlin is among them. In fact, it is a large and fascinating children's playground, where kids are allowed to do everything, i.e. jump, run, and play. In the museum, there are 9 game zones of different themes. Subjects in each of them help to teach children writing, reading, and math. In Hamburg, there is Miniature Wonderland exhibition. It represents one of the most impressive collections in the world of airport models, railways, and bridges. The layouts look very impressive against the backdrop of realistic European landscapes. In Munich, there is the stunning Toy Museum that features exhibits from the wooden toys of the 18th century to the modern Barbie.
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Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions in Germany
♥   Water park 'Alpamare' Bad Tölz, Bavaria. On the map   Photos
♥   Water park 'Aqualand' Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia. On the map   Photos
♥   Water park 'Kristall Palm Beach' Stein. On the map   Photos
♥   Water park 'SchwabenQuellen' Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg. On the map   Photos
♥   Water park 'Tropical Islands' Briesen, Brandenburg. On the map   Photos
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Amusement parks in Germany
♥   Amusement park 'Affen' . On the map   Photos
♥   Amusement park 'Auto & Technik Museum Sinsheim' Sinsheim. On the map   Photos
♥   Amusement park 'Bayern Park' Reisbach. On the map   Photos
♥   Amusement park 'Belantis' Leipzig. On the map   Photos
♥   Amusement park 'CentrO.Park' Oberhausen. On the map   Photos
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Aquariums in Germany
♥   Aquarium 'Aquarium Berlin' . On the map   Photos
♥   Aquarium 'Ozeaneum' Stralsund. On the map   Photos
♥   Aquarium 'Sea Life Centre' Berlin. On the map   Photos
♥   Aquarium 'Sea Life Centre Dresden' . On the map   Photos
♥   Aquarium 'Sea Life Centre Hanover' . On the map   Photos

Pictureque places in Germany

Charlottenburg Palace

From the series “Rococo Architecture – Famous Monuments”
The beautiful Charlottenburg Palace is located on the territory of the district of the same name in Berlin. It was built by the order of Queen Sophia Charlotte in 1699. The Queen was the wife of Frederick I. The palace was originally called Lietzenburg. It was renamed Charlottenburg by order of the king after the Queen died. The palace was supplemented with new buildings for many years after its foundation. It gradually turned into a fairly large-scale structure. It is one of Berlin's most recognizable landmarks today thanks to its 48-meter-high dome.

The old palace is also available for visiting. It will not be enough for a whole day to see all its sights. The tour starts with a visit to the Ceremonial Hall. It is one of the largest rooms. Beautiful old bas-reliefs and decorations from … Read all

KASCADE-Grande Lab

From the series “Incredible Labs for Space and Physics Research”
The KASCADE-Grande installation is located in Karlsruhe. It was formed by specialists from the Technical Institute. It is a large ground network consisting of 252 detector stations. They are designed to study extensive air showers. These showers are the result of the impact of cosmic rays on the earth's atmosphere. Their energy is very high. The very first launch of the KASCADE-Grande experimental installation took place in 1996. The new improved KASCADE-Grande station started operating in 2003.

Officially, the work of the large-scale scientific polygon continued until the end of March 2009. But many of its systems stopped working only in 2013. The scientific installation remained intact after the official completion of the research. Its detectors continue to be used for various … Read all
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Another amusement park, Jacks Fun World is an absolutely authentic place that will be admired by travellers who like sport and active games. In this park, you will find an artificial climbing wall, a mini golf course, several types of rope ways, rides of different complexity level, interesting labyrinths and special playgrounds for children above 1 year old. In Jacks Fun World every visitor can feel like a hero from an adventure movie. Fans of water activities will also not get bored in Berlin. … Read more
Travelers, who plan to visit Munich in the middle of July, should not forget to include a visit to Kaltenberger Ritterturnir into their excursion program. The spear running tournament has already become a signature event of the city. It takes place in the picturesque suburb of Munich, Kaltenberg. The festival usually lasts more than two weeks, and interesting events and master classes take place absolutely every day. During the tournament, children will be able to learn archery and will be … Read more
Animal lovers will be interested to visit the center Hamburger Tierschutzverein von 1841 e.V. It is a small shelter for animals whose hosts have rejected. The variety of the shelter’s inhabitants is also amazing. Its visitors will have the opportunity not only to see animals and care for them, but also to take any animal they like from the shelter. Hamburg has a lot of interesting entertainment centers, including JUMP House Hamburg-Stellingen, which is ideal for families with children of … Read more
Flora Botanic Garden is a no less attractive place for travelers who love nature. This park is not distinguished by large size, but Flora never ceases to attract and amaze guests with its elegant design. During a hot day, there is nothing better than to relax in the shade of old trees, sit near old fountains or feed ducks in a small pond. For many years this park has been very popular with both locals and travelers with children. Cologne Zoo remains one of the most frequently visited places … Read more
No less interesting is the Loebbecke-Museum und Aquazoo, located in a large and beautiful modern building. In this unusual zoo are animals for which the water element has become home. Here one can see cute turtles and penguins, which are very interesting to watch, and otters. In large aquariums, there are collections of fish and other marine life. There is also a small terrarium in the zoo where one can see the world’s most rare and dangerous snakes. One of the best places for walking with … Read more
There is a wonderful zoo in Dresden, which will amaze its guests not only by its serious size but also by its comfort for both visitors and animals. In the zoo, visitors will find animals and birds from all over the world. Moreover, visitors are allowed to hand feed some animals. Having visited the zoo, many travelers choose to head to the botanical garden, which is located nearby. This garden is a true historic landmark of Dresden. Founded more than 200 years ago, the park is a place where … Read more
One can admire the inhabitants of the marine world in the aquarium SEA LIFE Hannover. Within its walls is a huge collection of the most incredible and diverse marine inhabitants, from the habitual many colorful fish and sea horses, to the sea anemones and jellyfish. The aquarium is situated on the first floor of a large modern building, and on the second floor there is a real tropical forest, a walk along which will also give a lot of impressions. For children, interesting entertaining … Read more
Ultra Comix is rather recommended for those who prefer spending time in a quiet and peaceful setting. It looks like a regular shopping center where all sorts of children's goods and souvenirs are available to customers. In fact, this original store is also a leisure center. You can take spectacular pictures against the backdrop of interesting installations presented in its spacious halls or just look at interesting figures and decorations. The store also sells a lot of interesting books, … Read more

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