The adventure, children’s and Gartenwelt egapark in Erfurt “The garden of Thuringia” stands in 2016 under the motto “GärtnerReich”.
The 36-hectare garden Exhibition Centre was opened in 1961 as IGA. It lies in the west of the city of Erfurt on the 265-meter-high former grounds of the fortress Cyriaksburg. Since 1992, the site is a listed building. But since 1885, was created as a green area and is constantly expanding.
EGA Park Erfurt
The ega had long a very nice playground for families. The since May 2016 new mud playground as an extension of the large playing area is well worth a day trip and dance can replace a visit to the pool completely. In addition to the mud square with many wooden play area, there is a shallow water pool with a slide.
Dahlia show in September
The dahlias we could already admire. However, most were not in full bloom. Therefore one must visit in September to egapark.
EGA Park Erfurt
Even the largest flower of Europe with its 6000 square meters and a length of 370 m is well worth seeing. It is replanted twice a year.
A special highlight is is next to the cactus and orchid house the butterfly house as part of the glasshouses.There is a separate photo gallery for Butterfly House.
In tropical house a Central American tropical world with pyramids of the Mayan culture is recreated on 600 square meters. Here you can discover the wildlife of the tropics in addition to tropical plants.
In 2021 there will be in Erfurt and in particular on the grounds of ega a Bundesgartenschau. There is even a cable car from downtown to the grounds of ega talking.