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Watch Animals in the Wildpark Bruderhaus

If you like to watch animals in their natural habitat, then you can do it in Winterthur. You should visit the Wildpark Bruderhaus for this. You will see wolves, deer, bison, lynx, boars, mouflons, buffaloes, ducks and even Przewalski's horses here. They are kept not in cages, but in a large fenced area in conditions as close to natural as possible. You can also take a walk along the paths of the park. The Wildpark Bruderhaus is located on a hill. The Baumli-Viewpoint observation deck is equipped at its top. You will admire the view of the historic district of the city and its main attractions.
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Alpamare Water Park Entertainments

You will find various attractions in the indoor Alpamare Water Park. It is open every day from 10 am. You will pay 39 CHF for 4 hours of entertainment. There is a pool with artificial waves here. The storm begins in it after 6 pm. There is also a swimming pool with thermal water, which is enriched with iodine. You can enjoy the Endless Plank indoor pool. You will be able to surf here. The Rio Mare pool is also noteworthy. A long and stormy river flows into it. You will also ride the board on it.
If you want to increase the level of adrenaline in the blood, then use the slides with an open top. They are called toboggans. There are 10 such slides in Alpamare. ”Balla-Balla” has a length of 261 meters. Most of it is located on the street. So it will be cold on it in bad weather. You'll end up in a pipe on the “Tornado”. Its diameter is 1.4 meters. After that, you will overcome the raging funnels. You will make 11 breathtaking turns and feel a free fall on the "IceXpress". Its length is 158 meters. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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You can also have fun riding other slides in the water park. There are closed slides and slides with visual and sound effects among them. For example, you will fall into the water, going down the "Cobra". It is a dark tunnel. You will also fall into the water on the “Taylor”. However, 20 thousand LEDs are turned on here. You can try to admire the view of Lake Zurich during the steep and fast descent down the slide "Alpha-Bob". Its length is 400 meters.

Turn into a Scientist

You will have the opportunity to see unique exhibits in the science and entertainment center "Technorama". It is located in Winterthur. These exhibits will allow you to study the nature of electricity, gases, laser, and levitation. You will feel like a real scientist. You will also be able to try yourself in the role of researcher. You will conduct independent experiments on stands demonstrating physical and chemical effects in several laboratories. You will study the cells of your body, see the sound waves, and take part in experiments on your perception. If you do not understand something, the staff of the center will help you. They will demonstrate the properties that a particular exhibit has.
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View Winterthur from a Height

If you want to see Winterthur and its surroundings from a height, you do not have to go on a helicopter sightseeing tour. It is quite expensive. You can climb the steps or take a bus to one of the observation decks. There are many of them in the city. This is due to the fact that it is located in a hilly area. The highest of them is the site, located on the Hörnli mountain top. You will also have the opportunity to use the cable car. You will get to mount Säntis this way. Its height is 2.5 kilometers.

Spend Time in Sulzer-Areal

You will be able to have fun and spend a good time doing youth sports in the city sports complex Sulzer-Arial. For example, you can play beach volleyball or rollerblading here. However, there is also a climbing wall on its territory. You will practice rock climbing here. You will be able to choose the route and level of difficulty of the climb that is appropriate for you.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Winterthur and surroundings

Reference information
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Winterthur
♥   Restaurant 'Rössli' Illnau. Type - Creative|Traditional cuisine. 10.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Traube' Uesslingen. Type - Classic cuisine|International. 10.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Zum Goldenen Kreuz' Frauenfeld. Type - International|Traditional cuisine. 12.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Sternen - Badstube' Wangen. Type - Classic cuisine. 12.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Rias' Kloten. Type - Country. 13.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Winterthur
♥   Castle 'Irgenhausen Castrum' , 16.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Laufen Castle' , 22.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Munot' , 23.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Arenenberg Castle' , 30.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Rapperswil Castle Rapperswil' , 30.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all art museums
Art galleries in Winterthur and around
♥   Art museum 'Kunstmuseum Winterthur' Winterthur, 1.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Museum Oskar Reinhart' Winterthur, 1.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Collection Oskar Reinhart Am Römerholz' Winterthur, 1.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Swiss National Museum' Zurich, 20.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Kunsthaus' Zurich, 20.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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