LOXX am ALEX Miniatur Welten, Berlin

LOXX am ALEX Miniatur Welten, Berlin

LOXX am ALEX Miniatur Welten or the Loxx Miniature World is the largest miniature railroad display in the world. It digitally recreates the city of Berlin with model trains moving through different recreated miniature landscapes.

The Loxx Miniature World is located on the upper floor of the Alexa Shopping Mall in Berlin. It covers an area of 3000 square meters. Miniature reproductions of different landscapes of the city of Berlin are displayed with the railway network of the S Bahn and miniature trains running on the tracks. Exhibits include regional trains, the high speed ICE trains, steam engines and cargo carriers. There is a miniature international airport where jets take off and land. The entire display is operated by 34 individual computers that run 400 miniature trains for a distance of 4 kilometers. The trains pass roads with miniature cars and citizens of Berlin going about their daily routine. The lights are turned off every 20 minutes to show visitors the working of the train network at night. Loxx Miniature World is a Berlin museum that attracts thousands of visitors of all ages annually. Rail enthusiasts and children are particularly intrigued by the working of this unique display.

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Sight Name: LOXX am ALEX Miniatur Welten
Sight Location: Berlin, Germany
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
Guide(s) containing this sight: Berlin for Kids Walking Tour  

Walking Tours in Berlin, Germany

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Create Your Own Walk in Berlin

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Berlin for Kids Walking Tour

Berlin for Kids Walking Tour

Berlin has a lot to offer its little tourists and their parents too. Here, kids will have a wonderful opportunity to enjoy boundless games, sports and recreation facilities. Numerous museums will let them discover the world of art and history. Take this tour together with your little ones to dive into the miraculous atmosphere of childhood.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.3 km
Souvenir Shopping Part 2

Souvenir Shopping Part 2

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Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.6 km
Museum Island Tour

Museum Island Tour

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Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.2 km
Mitte Orientation Walk

Mitte Orientation Walk

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Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.8 km
Mitte Governmental Sites Walking Tour

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Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.3 km
Tiergarten Walking Tour

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Tiergarten (German for Animal Garden) is a locality within the borough of Mitte, in central Berlin. It offers a good mix of restaurants, shops, theaters and cinemas, both Berliners and tourists come here to spend time. Take this tour to see Tiergarten's main attractions.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.3 km

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