Window of the World (in Chinese : 世界之窗, Window of the World ) is a theme park located in the Overseas Chinese Town area west of Shenzhen City in the People’s Republic of China . Like its neighbor Happy Valley , it is owned by Overseas Chinese Town Holding Company . The park, with a surface of 480,000 m 2 , includes about 130 reproductions of famous tourist attractions most of the world. The 108 meters of the reproduction of the Eiffel Tower dominate the horizon, while the pyramids of Giza and the Taj Mahal are close to each other. Continue Reading “Window of the World”
The Babbacombe Model Village is a miniature village and model railway located in Babbacombe , Torquay in Devon .
The model village was opened in 1963 by Tom Dobbins. 1 , 2 Mr. Dobbins had already opened another model village in Southport in 1957. Continue Reading “Model building village Babbacombe”
Tobu World Square (Tob 武 ワ ワ ク ク ェ ェ ア ア ア ア) is a Japanese theme park located in Tochigi Prefecture , an 8-minute walk from Kinugawa Hot Spring . It is proud to present 42 of the world’s most famous UNESCO World Heritage sites at a scale of 1/25 th . Continue Reading “Tobu World Square”
SwissMiniatur is a miniature park in Switzerland .
Inaugurated in 1959 in Melide not far from Lugano in the canton of Ticino , it presents, on 14 000 m 2 1 , the reproduction of 120 buildings, monuments and sites of Switzerland in miniature scale 1:25. Continue Reading “Swissminiatur”
The Swiss Steam Park is a rail park miniatures of 18,000 meters square, situated on the banks of Lake Geneva in Switzerland . The Park exhibits 1: 3 scale models of locomotivesequipped with real steam engines and replicas of buildings in the region. Continue Reading “Swiss Steam Park”
Splendid China Folk Village ( Simplified Chinese : 锦绣 中华 民俗 村, pinyin : Zhǐnghuá Mínsú Cūn ) is a theme park located in Shenzhen , China . It offers two sections: Splendid China Miniature Park and China Folk Culture Village . They were independent until 2003 when they were united to form Splendid China Folk Village . The theme of the park reflects the history, culture, art, ancient architecture, customs and traditions of different ethnic Chinese. Developed and managed by the China Travel Services tourism companyit is one of the largest landscaped parks in the world. The park covers 30 hectares. It also hosts several shows illustrating various events in the history of China . Continue Reading “Splendid China Folk Village”
Portugal dos Pequenitos (translation: “Portugal of Tiny”) is a thematic park in Portugal , designed and built as a playful, educational and touristic space to show Portuguese cultural and heritage aspects. It was built in the city of Coimbra and was opened on. Since 1959, the park has been part of the Bissaya Barreto Foundation, which has been sponsoring it . Continue Reading “Portugal dos Pequenitos”
The Petit-Paris is a reconstitution representing the city of Paris in miniature in Vaïssac in Tarn-et-Garonne , 20 km from Montauban . Over forty monuments and areas of Paris are recreated in scale 1: 130 th in a garden. Its slogan is “Le Petit-Paris, the capital in miniature”. Continue Reading “Le Petit-Paris (leisure park)”
The Park Plombières-les-Bains Miniature is a miniature park located in the spa town of Plombières-les-Bains in the Vosges in Lorraine . Continue Reading “Miniature Park Alsace Lorraine”
Italia in miniatura is a miniature park located in Viserba, in Rimini , in the region of Emilia – Romagna in Italy 1 . Continue Reading “Italia in miniatura”
Lilleputthammer is a miniature park and amusement park located in the commune of Øyer , 20 km north of Lillehammer , close to the European Route 6 . The miniature park built in 1982 consists of a copy of the main street of Lillehammer in the 1900s. It was built on a scale of 1: 4. Over the years, the park has had a number of mechanical attractions such as a carousel , a ferris wheel and a junior roller coaster . Continue Reading “Lilleputthammer”
Minitalia Leolandia Park (best known until 2007 under the name FantasyWorld Minitalia and Minitalia ) is an amusement park located in Capriate San Gervasio , in the province of Bergamo , in Lombardy . Continue Reading “Minitalia Leolandia Park”
Minimundus is a park located near the Wörthersee in Klagenfurt , Carinthia , Austria .
This park offers about 150 miniature reproductions of the most beautiful monuments and sites around the world in scale 1/25 th . Continue Reading “Minimundus”
Miniatürk is a miniature park located on the north-eastern shore of the Golden Horn in Istanbul , Turkey .
The park opened on May 2, 2003 . Miniatürk covers a total area of 60,000 m². With its 15,000 m² exhibition, it is one of the largest miniature parks in the world. Continue Reading “Miniatürk”
Mini-Europe is a miniature park located in Bruparck at the foot of the Atomium in Brussels . Continue Reading “Mini-Europe”
Mini-Châteaux is a miniature park located in Amboise , in Indre-et-Loire .
This park proposes more than 44 miniature reproductions of the high places of its region and in particular the prestigious castles of the Loire . The whole on a ground of more than 2 hectares, arranged with some 2,000 bonzaïs , for a course of 1,5 kilometer. Continue Reading “Mini-Castles Park”
Mini World Lyon is an animated miniature park of 4500m² in the leisure center of Carré de Soie in Vaulx-en-Velin , in the Metropolis of Lyon ( France ). This park is open since June 30, 2016 1 . Continue Reading “Mini World Lyon”
Mini Israel (in Hebrew: מיני ישראל) is a miniature park located near Latroun , Israel in the Ayalon Valley . Opened in November 2002, the site contains miniature replicas of hundreds of buildings and sites in Israel. The tourist attraction consists of about 350 miniature models , most of which are on a scale of 1:25. Continue Reading “Israel Mini”
Madurodam is a miniature park , located in The Hague , The Netherlands , home to perfect 1:25 scale replicas of famous historic monuments and public buildings, infrastructure, industrial activities and typical neighborhoods. it is found in various places in the country. Continue Reading “Madurodam”
France miniature is a ” miniature park ” located near Paris , in Elancourt , in Yvelines , opened since 1991 .
117 monuments and French sites are reproduced in miniature in scale 1/30 th of an area of five hectares landscaped shaped map of France with pools to the locations of seas and oceans border the Hexagon and a island of Corsica (whose distance to the “coasts” of miniature France does not respect the scale). Continue Reading “France Miniature”
The Drosera Village or Drosera Park was a leisure complex located at 1,200 meters altitude in the heart of a natural area of 16 hectares in the Forez Mountains . The site was located near the ski resorts of Chalmazel and Col de la Loge , in the municipality of Jeansagnière in the Loire , in the Rhône-Alpes region . Continue Reading “Village of Drosera”
Catalunya en Miniatura ( Catalonia in Miniature ) is a miniature park opened in 1983 in Torrelles de Llobregat , 17 km from Barcelona . With an area of 60,000 square metersincluding 35,000 square meters dedicated to models, this is one of the largest miniature parks. It presents scale models of 147 works of Calatan and Majorcan architecture , including works by Antoni Gaudí . Continue Reading “Catalunya in Miniatura”
A miniature park is a type of specialized leisure park where miniature reproductions (mainly architectural) are presented . These parks may contain, according to their themes, models representing entire cities, neighborhoods or specific monuments. Continue Reading “Miniature park”
Bekonscot in Beaconsfield , Buckinghamshire , is the oldest miniature park in the world 1 , 2 , 3 . Continue Reading “Bekonscot”
The Garden of the Ardéchois Trains, SARL Ardèche Miniatures, is a miniature park located on the commune of Soyons , in Ardèche .
This park, created by a retired SNCF agent and model train enthusiast, presents miniatures of the region’s trains and trams ( Vivarais Railway ), all in a decor and decorated with models of buildings and caravans. natural elements (vegetation, rocks, streams, …) of the Ardèche . Continue Reading “Miniature Ardeche”