7 Most Entertaining Airports in the World

Tim Winship, September 10, 2014
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    Movie theaters at the airport? Yep, and a skating rink, too. Here are seven international airports that go beyond free Wi-Fi and luggage carts to offer truly entertaining amenities.

    (Photo: Esther Westerveld via flickr/CC Attribution)

    Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Haarlemmermeer, Netherlands

    Amsterdam Schiphol Airport highlights: "Holland Boulevard," a library, Dutch Kitchen restaurant, a museum, and Holland Casino.

    (Photo: Changi Airport Group)

    Changi International Airport, Changi, Singapore

    Changi International Airport highlights: Nature trails, gardens, a four-story slide, a rooftop pool, and a movie theater (free admission).

    (Photo: Munich Airport)

    Munich Airport, Munich, Germany

    Munich Airport highlights: Airbrau brewery and restaurant, free surfing lessons in the outdoor wave pool (summer only), volleyball tournaments, and a Christmas market.

    (Photo: zionorbi via flickr/CC Attribution)

    Incheon International Airport, Incheon, South Korea

    Incheon International Airport highlights: "Spa on Air" sauna, Thai massage, the Ice Forest skating rink, a movie theater, gardens, and traditional musical performances.

    (Photo: Hong Kong International Airport)

    Hong Kong International Airport, Chek Lap Kok, Hong Kong

    Hong Kong International Airport highlights: A nine-hole golf course, the Aviation Discovery Center, the Dream Come True Education Park, and an IMAX theater.

    (Photo: Larry Goldstein)

    Vancouver International Airport, Richmond, British Columbia

    Vancouver International Airport highlights: A 114,000-liter aquarium and a jellyfish exhibit.

    (Photo: Zurich Airport)

    Zurich Airport, Zurich, Switzerland

    Zurich Airport highlights: Observation decks and a miniature airport for children.

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    This article was originally published by SmarterTravel under the title The World's Seven Most Entertaining Airports.

    (Lead Photo: Zurich Airport)