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Best Things To Do with Kids in Berlin

Let us give you a few tips for the best things to do with kids in Berlin. The city is well known for the hospitality of its people and the large number of tourist attractions. It is for this reason that Berlin is a very suitable place to have a family vacation. Families who decide to plan a trip to Berlin will find a large number of attractions to enjoy with kids. Berlin is an ideal place to travel with small children and with the elderly.

You will definitely find that these five places we propose can be of interest to all ages.

1. Berlin Zoo

Berlin Zoo
Berlin Zoo

One of the best things to do with kids in Berlin is a visit in The Berlin Zoo, in German: Zoologischer Garten. It is not only one of the best zoos in the world, but also one of the oldest – it opened to the public in 1844. The zoo has two main entrances: the Elephant Gate and the Lion Gate, located one on Budapester Strasse 34 and the other on Hardenbergplatz 8, respectively. The zoo has a large collection of animals, with 1,380 species and 20,200 animals within this large zoo that grows continuously.

2. Spree River

Spree River in Berlin
Spree River in Berlin

The Spree River has a series of attractions along the banks of its channel, making it an excellent family destination. This river allows visitors with children to enjoy pleasant picnics on the banks of the river Spree, or enjoy a boat ride along it. It has a number of interesting historical bridges – see here.

3. Fernsehturm

Television Tower in Berlin
Television Tower in Berlin

The Fernsehturm is a television tower, which is located on the Alexanderplatz. The television tower is the tallest building of Berlin and offers unparalleled views of the city. It has a viewing platform elevated to more than 200 meters above the ground, as well as a TV antenna of 118 meters high that fascinates kids. The Fernsehturm is also home to a wonderful revolving restaurant, where guests can enjoy a delicious meal while enjoying a spectacular view of the city. A visit to the Fernsehturm tower is a great idea for the whole family.

4. Tiergarten

Tiergarten Park in Berlin
Tiergarten Park in Berlin

Tiergarten is a huge park located in the heart of the city. This park-garden has a great historical significance for Berliners. You will find there a series of activities for children and adults alike, making it a great place to visit as a family. With its 210 hectares it is the largest landscape park and a “green lung” in the centre of Berlin.

Curiosity: For many years now, it has been the scene of the Love Parade, one of the biggest festivities of all the European Union.

5. The Pergamon Museum

The Pergamon Museum in Berlin
The Pergamon Museum in Berlin

Visiting The Pergamon Museum in Berlin is definitely among the best things to do with kids in Berlin. It’s an excellent place for an interesting family day out. Opened in 1930, this museum is part of an architectural complex known as the Museum Island. This is a museum that presents three impressive collections: The Middle East Museum, Islamic Art Museum and the Antiquity Collection. The most prominent areas of this museum are dedicated to Islam, Rome, Greece and the Hellenistic period (including the city of Pergamon, which is what gives the museum its name), and especially Mesopotamia. Some of the works to be mentioned include the Altar of Zeus of the city of Pergamon, the gate of the Roman market of Miletus, the gates of Istar of Babylon, Hellenistic statues, such as the famous Spinar, and the Façade of Mushatta.


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Kevin Mamaqi Kapllani

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