Minimundus
LocationKlagenfurt, Carinthia, Austria
OwnerMinimundus GmbH
Opened1958 (1958)
Previous namesMinieurop
Websiteminimundus.at

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

History

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.

Models

A small selection of the models:

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

See also

Gallery

  • Tower of London model
    Tower of London model
  • Taj Mahal model
    Taj Mahal model
  • Toronto CN Tower model
    Toronto CN Tower model
  • Great Wall of China model
    Great Wall of China model
  • Suleiman Moschee model
    Suleiman Moschee model
  • Sydney Opera House model
    Sydney Opera House model
  • Cathedral and Leaning Tower at Pisa model
    Cathedral and Leaning Tower at Pisa model
  • Bang Pa In model
    Bang Pa In model
  • Saint Sophia's Cathedral model
    Saint Sophia's Cathedral model

References

  1. ^ Michaels, Daniel (Sep 26, 2003). "It's a Small World, After All; Some Want It Even Smaller". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved Oct 7, 2009.

Coordinates: 46°37′11″N 14°15′52″E / 46.61972°N 14.26444°E / 46.61972; 14.26444