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Filmpark Babelsberg

Filmpark Babelsberg

Movie Park Babelsberg – A Theme Park With A Difference

Located at the city of Potsdam just outside of Berlin, the Filmpark Babelsberg is one of the oldest large scale film studios in Europe. A day out there will sweep you away to a totally different world. You can find out what goes on behind the scenes when movies are made and experience 3D shows, wander around movie sets and enjoy watching exciting stunts.

Everything Related To Film At Filmpark Babelsberg

Whether you are interested in movie scripts, props, costumes or make up, it is all at the Filmpark Babelsberg. Go behind the scenes and see how films are created with amazing special effects like an erupting volcano.

Filmpark Babelsberg has acres of scenery and costumes and props that you may have seen in specific films. Set painters and costume designers are on hand to explain how things are done and you can tour around the original sets of soap operas like Gute Zeiten, schlechte Zeiten.

Some large movies like The Blue Angel and Metropolis were made here. You can also join in a making of a show like the Three Musketeers (in 3D).

Special Effects At The Filmpark Babelsberg

Have you ever wondered how the film makers get animals to do exactly what they want? The trainers of animals at the Filmpark can show you how its done. Special effects that are designed and produced by the pyrotechnic team are also demonstrated at this fabulous theme park. There is an interactive XD cinema where you can actually experience real effects like earthquakes and train crashes.

Children Will Love Filmpark Babelsberg

The fun for kids at the Filmpark is second to none. There is the witch’s house from Hansel and Gretel and a jungle playground to enjoy. Panama is a dreamscape experience that was conjured up by the author Janosch. Of course, there are also many rides which the whole family can enjoy.

Whatever your age, a trip to the Filmpark Babelsberg is a real treat. When you are tired out after all the enjoyment, visit the Prince Valiant (Prinz Eisenherz) restaurant and experience a medieval feast.

The park is open between March and October. There are audio guides in English and you can buy a family ticket and save money on the entrance fee.

Hotels Near To Filmpark Babelsberg

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Avendi Hotel am Griebnitzsee

With beautiful views that overlook the Griebnitzsee lake, the Avendi Hotel am Griebnitzsee has spacious modern rooms, good access to transport and it is 1.32 kilometres from the Filmpark Babelsberg. There is a varied buffet breakfast at the Restaurant am Griebnitzsee and in the evening you can try an exotic cocktail or glass of wine in the stylish Movie Bar.

Close to the S-Bahn, which has regular trains to the Alexanderplatz station in Berlin, the hotel has 87 rooms, a sun terrace and is placed in a wonderful setting. You can rent a bicycle or book trips for canoeing and hiking from the reception at the hotel.

Hotel Ascot Bristol

The Hotel Ascot Bristol is a modern establishment that is set in the heart of old Potsdam. All the rooms have cable TV, free Wi-Fi and you can book one with a private balcony. The sauna is free for all guests and the welcoming staff all speak English.

Whether you prefer regional dishes from the Brandenburg area or want to dine on International food, you will find a wide range of meals in the Ascot Bristol Restaurant. There is free secure underground parking and the hotel is only 2.34 kilometres from the Movie park.

Apart Pension Babelsberg

If you are looking for quiet accommodation when you want to visit the Filmpark Babelsberg, try the Apart Pension. In a quiet part of Potsdam, the rooms are close to many other attractions like the Sanssouci Palace and the Babelsberg Castle. There are also some wonderful parks to explore.

The Apart Pension Babelsberg has a sauna, indoor swimming pool and a quite area with a solarium. There are 18 rooms and outside is a sun deck where you can enjoy a quiet drink after your exciting trip to the Filmpark. Eat in the restaurant or have room service deliver a meal to your room.

Getting To Filmpark Babelsberg

By Air

Both Berlin airports are close to the Filmpark Babelsberg. Berlin Tegal is 29 kilometres away and Berlin Schönefeld is 39 kilometres away.

By Train

Take the train from Berlin-Schönefeld Flughafen to Potsdam Medienstadt Babelsberg. The train leaves every hour and the journey time is 53 minutes. When you get off at Potsdam station it is just a five minute walk to the Filmpark.

By Road

Leave Berlin Schönefeld airport on the B101 road then take Großbeerenstraße, the L40 and Nuthestraße following signs for the Fritz-Zubeil-Straße in Potsdam. The Filmpark is well signposted.

Other Things To Do Near The Filmpark Babelsberg

Visit the Beautiful Gardens Of Potsdam

The large gardens at Potsdam are wonderful place to go and relax after an exciting day at the Filmpark. The New Garden features the Marble Palace and there is a stunning lake and beautiful flowers and trees. This is the perfect quiet place to sit and contemplate as the world passes by.

Shopping And eating Out In Potsdam

The Stern Centre in Potsdam is a real find for fans of shopping. There are 85 different retailers with everything from fashion and jewellery to ceramics and souvenirs.

If you are looking for good food you can find it in Potsdam. There are restaurants, taverns and cafes. All of these wonderful establishments offer local dishes and regional specialities. If you want a wonderful view you can try the restaurants near to the lake in the park and at the harbour there is a Mediterranean ambiance. Here you can eat tasty food and watch the boats.

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