Located in the heart of Hamburg, is a popular park in the city; the Planten un Blomen. This green oasis is the ideal spot for those looking to relax and un-wind, as well as for families looking to have a fun day outdoors. A highlight of the park is its water-light show, which takes place by the park’s lake every day. The Planten un Blomen is also popular for being home to a beautiful botanical garden; that houses tropical greenhouses, a rose garden, and the largest Japanese Garden in Europe. At the Japanese Garden, visitors will be able to witness traditional tea ceremonies, as well as participate in workshops on Japanese perfume ceremonies, Japanese calligraphy and more. The park is an absolute must-visit for those with kids. Apart from the attractions mentioned above, the Planten un Blomen offers numerous attractions and activities for children, ranging from puppet theatres to pony rides. Also found here is the world’s largest open-air artificial ice rink, which is also used as a roller and in-line skating rink during the summer.
Open throughout the year
Around 2 hours or more
Adults, senior visitors, young adults, families, children
The rose garden, the Japanese Garden, the ice rink and the water-light show
Although finding prayer facilities at the Munich Residenz may not be possible, Muslim visitors will certainly be able to find a couple of mosques in the city of Hamburg. The Central Masjid of Hamburg and the Fazle Omar Masjid are two of the several prominent mosques in the city. The Fazle Omar Masjid is the second purpose-built mosque in Germany.
Finding Halal restaurants in the city of Hamburg will not prove to be much of a problem due to its sizeable Muslim population. Muslims visiting the city will easily be able to find Halal restaurants serving Turkish food. Most Halal restaurants in the city have been certified by the Islamic Centre Hamburg.