Your neighborhood playground rocks the basics with slides, swings and monkey bars for your speedy sidekick to cross. But does it have handcrafted netting pods? Fantasy cottages? Or spelunk-able slides and trampolines? We searched the world over to find jaw-dropping playgrounds that kick park play into high gear. Flip through to find the play spot of your dreams.

Interactive Loop – Wiesbaden, Germany

On the surface, it appears to be a large climbing loop, but don’t let the simple design fool you. This three-meter-high structure offers a wide, wide array of play from a tire swing, a mesh slide and tunnel, and even three trampolines. Check out more of the features over at ANNABAU, the architectural firm that won the Architecture and Landscape Competition Entry for this specific design.

photo: Sculptural Playground / ANNABAU

Which one is your favorite? Is there an amazing playground we should add? Leave us a Comment below. 

— Allison Sutcliffe, Christal Yuen & Scott Wardell