Günther Klotz Park is a beautiful open area that runs from the south-west of the city to the Karlsruhe district of Grünwinkel. Many locals refer jokingly to the park as the ‘Klotze’, or pad. The Alb river flows through the park, past spacious playing fields and sunbathing areas, the children’s playground, several ponds, hire boats, a basketball court and much more. All in all, Günther Klotz park is an ideal city beauty spot to relax and unwind.
The Center for Art and Media (ZKM) is a unique kind of cultural institution not found anywhere else in the world. Its aim: to act on fast-paced IT developments and changing social structures. Its work combines production and research, exhibitions and events, procurement and documentation.
The characteristic feature of the zoological gardens in Karlsruhe is the combination of zoo, one of the oldest in Germany, and municipal gardens. Located in the heart of the city centre, it is one of the favourite destinations for an outing within the city limits.