These are the most fantastical playgrounds ever built

When you're a kid, visiting an amazing playground is the greatest experience ever. And these fantasy-themed playgrounds around the world have us wishing that we were kids again so we could run around in them like small, crazy people.

Parque Gulliver, Valencia, commissioned in 1990, designed by Sento Llobell

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A public park in Kristineberg, Stockholm, Sweden, designed by MONSTRUM

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Nishi Rokugo Koen (Tire Park), with over 3,000 tires of varying sizes, Tokyo, Japan

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The Spire Playground of Copenhagen, the winner of Danish Design Award in 2012, designed by MONSTRUM

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Kmelnytskyi City playground, Ukraine

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Buga 05 playground in Munich, Germany, designed by Rainer Schmidt Landschaftsarchitekten, 2005

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The Monster in Bispeparken, Copenhagen, Denmark, designed by MONSTRUM

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The Dragon Playground (Toa Payoh Lorong 6) in Singapore, designed by Khor Ean Ghee

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The Bermuda Triangle in Nørrebroparken, Copenhagen, Denmark, designed by MONSTRUM

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Bonus: The Rainbow Nest in Woods of Net, knitted by Toshiko Horiuchi MacAdam, a part of Hakone Open-Air Museum, Hakone, Japan

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