Minimundus in Austria

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Tower of London © Chemiker

Tower of London © Chemiker

The Minimundus is a miniature park on the Wörthersee at Klagenfurt in Carinthia. It displays over 150 miniature models of architecture from around the world, built at a ratio of 1:25.

Since its opening in 1958, more than 15 million visitors have visited the 26,000 square meters park. The proceeds benefit the children’s help organization Rettet das Kind (“Save the Child”), which owns the park.

Casa Milà in Barcelona © Chemiker Great Wall of China © Chemiker Neuschwanstein Castle © Nasenbärli St. Peter's basilica © Binter Sydney Opera House © Chemiker Tower of London © Chemiker
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Neuschwanstein Castle © Nasenbärli
A small selection of the models: St. Stephen’s Cathedral, Statue of Liberty, Saint Peter’s Basilica, Cathedral of Brasília, Toronto CN Tower, Eiffel Tower, Hochosterwitz Castle in Austria, Sydney Opera House, Tower of London, White House, Taj Mahal, Atomium, many trains of Europe, and the Space Shuttle and its launch pad.

Most of the models are transportable and are moved to other areas during off-season winter.

Read more on Minimundus and Wikipedia Minimundus (Smart Traveler App by U.S. Department of State). Photos by Wikimedia Commons. If you have a suggestion, critique, review or comment to this blog entry, we are looking forward to receive your e-mail at comment@wingsch.net. Please name the headline of the blog post to which your e-mail refers to in the subject line.




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