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Phone: (49) 821 7944-0
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Fascinating books from Asia for kids, they'll be fascinated by all the pictures. While the kids are busy leafing through their books, their parents can go and visit the Blutenburg castle or relax in the beer garden.
Children can explore their imaginations in this lego inspired theme park, "Heroes wanted!" Become an explorer, a knight or construct your own creations at this colorful, fun-filled attraction in southern Germany between Muninch and Stuttgart. Legoland has all the roller coasters and rides of an amusement park, but with a touch of creativity. It's an interactive experience for the whole family in a life-sized world of make believe. Check the website for schedules.
Children love the Museum Mensch und Natur, but grownups are equally drawn to it. Here, patrons can learn everything about the planetary system and the history of earth and humankind. A special trip through the human body explains how it works. There are special exhibitions that change regularly and permanent ones like "Unsteady Planet Earth" and "Food for Mankind." The last bear ever to be killed in Bavaria in 1835 is also put on display here.
Swim in the open air, even when the weather is freezing! This open-air pool is heated to 30ºC throughout the winter months. The only hard part is getting in and out - once you're in, its fine. The Dante is well worth a visit during the summer months as well, because it is so peaceful. There are two pools for children with water slides, a pool for diving and a large pool just for swimming. A special feature is the separate nudists' section with its own pool (slightly on the small side).
Oberrieder Weiher is one of the most popular tourist attractions of Bavaria in Germany. This lake was formerly a gravel pit, which is why it still retains its former rectangular shape. This place is perfect for swimming, diving, windsurfing, fishing and sailing. Several walking as well as biking trails exist near the shores of the lake. A surf school and a camping site can be spotted nearby. It is a recreational hub for the locals of Breitenthal. Do give this place a visit if you happen to be in the district of Günzburg.
Coubertin Platz, located in the heart of the famous Olympic Park, draws a crowd of more than one million each year to its events and fairs. The site is home to many small and large events throughout the year like "Festival of the Pedals" and "World Cyclo-Cross Championships."
The Stadium Olympiastadion Munchen was built in 1972, and has housed a number of matches for the German Football Club 1860 and the Bayern Munich. With the stadium having a seating capacity of seating 69,466 people, the finals of the FIFA World Cup 1974 was held here. This place is child friendly, so get kids along and have a great family time.
Here kids can play at being municipal councils or mayors. In the play city in the Werner-von-Linde-Halle, organised by the Kultur und Spielraum, everything works like in the real grown-up world. You will find a court of justice and the new recruits in the media profession can prove their talents at the newspaper publishers.
Built for the 1972 Olympic Games, the Olympic complex is now used for a variety of leisure activities ranging from sports events to concerts. The 287-meter (942-foot) high Olympic Tower boasts a stunning view of the city. On a good day visitors can go up and see as far as the Alps. There is also a rotating restaurant at the top. The famous canopy roof which spans the Olympic Stadium, the Olympic Swimming Pool and the Olympiahalle was very controversial in its day. It is, however, timelessly beautiful and has become an integral part of the modern cityscape. The Olympiaberg (Olympic Hill) is a grassy mound made from Second World War rubble and also provides great views. The ice rink and swimming pool are also popular with sports fans, as is the Olympic Stadium, home to FC Bayern Munich, one of Europe's top football clubs. Check the website for open hours.
Almost 30 years after the Olympic Games took place in Munich, the Olympic swimming pool still offers first-rate sports facilities. This was where Mark Spitz wrote history with his seven gold medals and even today visitors can watch a handful of ambitious swimmers training for the next Games. But for those who just want to have fun, there are five different pools, a diving platform, whirlpool, sauna, solarium, weights room and free aqua gymnastics. A sun lawn is open in the summer.
Situated in the very famous Olympic Park, the Sea Life Center, not far away from the tropical ocean is one of the biggest and salt-water oceans on this side of the continent. Get in touch with sea life of exotic fish variety from the far-flung springs of the Isar in the Mountains to the Danube into the Black Sea. The major attraction is also the 4,00,000 liter tropical ocean tank with its 10 meter underwater tunnel.
In the summertime you can join the open air parties for kids. Most of them are free."Samma im Park" is the motto of the annual party in the Olympiapark.