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Kasteel Erenstein tijdens het blauw uurtje aan het begin van de nacht. One of the favorite recreation spots among visitors to Kerkrade is GaiaZOO located in the picturesque surroundings of the city. This is one of the most beautiful zoos in the Netherlands, which has received many prestigious awards over the years. Today, its visitors can see animals brought from all over the world. Among them are typical inhabitants o exotic Amazonian forests, Tundra, and arid deserts of Namibia and Congo. The vast territory of the zoo is divided into several thematic zones. Animals are kept in conditions that are as close as possible to their natural habitats. The zoo has spacious enclosures with giraffes, wolves, and monkeys, as well as artificial reservoirs for beavers and other aquatic animals.
The main historical symbol of Kerkrade is the wonderful Oud-Ehrenstein Castle. It was built in the 13th century on the banks of the Amstel River as a watchtower to protect an important trade … Open
of the most interesting is an aviary, in which you can see rare species of owls and other birds of prey. Here is also an outdoor pavilion with domestic animals, which are allowed to be petted and fed. The zoo itself is a large entertainment complex, which includes an indoor dinosaur park with interesting attractions, as well as many playgrounds for children of different ages and special picnic sites.
In Kerkrade, all football fans must visit modern Parkstad Limburg Stadium, the home arena of Roda football club. This stadium built in 2000 can accommodate up to 20,000 spectators at a time. Now the modern sports arena is used for holding international football competitions. It would be of interest even to those who have never been fond of football. Copyright
1. Residents of Kerkrade are good at English, while some of them are also fluent in German. To show your respect for locals, be sure to learn a few simple phrases in their native language. … Open
In recent years, a lot of modern entertainment centers have opened in the city. One of the largest of them is Discovery Center Continium. It offers a huge choice of entertainment for adults and children of different ages, the center's main purpose is educational. Kids are invited to try themselves in the role of representatives of various professions. Besides that, Discovery Center Continium holds educational tours devoted to various fields of modern science. The center has its own modern cinema where documentary and popular science films are shown every day.
Schacht Nulland in Kerkrade bij avondlicht All those who have long dreamed of mastering golf should think about exploring Glowgolf Kerkrade. This indoor entertainment complex is open to visitors at any time of the year. Courses of various levels of complexity are prepared here for them. Players can rent all the necessary sports equipment or visit a cozy cafe so here it's possible to relax with comfort all day long. Family-oriented Glowgolf Kerkrade can offer golf courses for children.
For most of its history, modern Kerkrade was part of the historic city of Herzogenrath. South Limburg was a constantly disputed territory between different duchies, and Herzogenrath passed … Open
Fans of active recreation will surely enjoy Gamestate Center delightful with a variety of interesting rides and game simulators. Here you can try out rides allowing to test dexterity and coordination, as well as original strength tester machines. Several rooms are reserved for board games; the center also offers visitors a number of innovative gaming simulators. After enjoying active entertainment, visitors can recharge batteries in a cozy restaurant.
In the immediate vicinity of the city is original entertainment center Snow World. In this indoor center, one can ski on artificial slopes and enjoy other winter activities even at the height of the hot summer. Snow World is equipped with artificial skiing/snowboarding trails and playgrounds for the youngest visitors. In the center, you can rent warm clothes and all the necessary equipment.
In miniature Kerkrade, there are many attractions and entertainment centers that will be fascinating to visit with children. With the kids it is worth taking a walk around the GaiaZOO. This … Open
In the summer season, be sure to visit wonderful Mondo Verde Park, which is considered one of the most beautiful in the region. The perk buried in an abundance of greenery has several beautiful ponds, as well as secluded areas with a relaxing atmosphere. Here you can see rare plant species and a number of historical buildings. The territory of the park includes several specially designated picnic sites.
Fans of incendiary night parties should head to the outskirts of Kerkrade, to popular club Het Streeperkruis. It pleases visitors with a huge selection of the best Dutch beers and specialty cocktails. Modern music plays and live performances often take place in the club. Since it is located at a considerable distance from busy tourist areas, most of its visitors are local people.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Kerkrade and surroundings

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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Kerkrade
♥   National Park 'De Meinweg' , 32.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'De Groote Peel' , 54.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'De Maasduinen' , 79.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Eifel' , 108 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'De Loonse en Drunense Duinen' , 109.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Kerkrade
♥   Amusement park 'Kölner Tivoli' , 8.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Sprookjesbos Valkenburg' Valkenburg, 16.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'De Valkenier' Valkenburg, 17 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Plopsa Indoor Hasselt' Hasselt, 50 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Plopsa Coo' Stavelot, 54.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Kerkrade
♥   Water park 'Spa & Aquapark Turčianske Teplice' , 44 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'AquaMundo Center Parcs Erperheide' Peer, 48.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Molenheide' Houthalen-Helchteren, 52.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Aqualand' Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, 61.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'AquaMundo Center Parcs De Vossemeren' Lommel, 67.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Kerkrade
♥   Restaurant 'Bellevue' Simpelveld. Type - Modern cuisine. 6.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Cucina del Mondo' Heerlen. Type - Modern French. 6.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Alte Feuerwache - Podobnik’s Bistro' Würselen. Type - Country. 8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'De Leuf' Ubachsberg. Type - Creative. 8.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Kasteel Ter Worm' Heerlen. Type - Modern cuisine. 8.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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