Mini-Europe, Brussels

Mini-Europe, Brussels (must see)

Mini-Europe is a park located in Bruparck at the foot of the Atomium in Brussels, Belgium. It has the reproductions of the most attractive monuments in the European Union on show, at a scale of 1:25. Roughly 80 cities and 350 buildings are represented. The park is renowned for the quality of its models, some of which cost as much as €350,000 to make (the Brussels Grand-Place). The park contains numerous live-action models (train, mills, eruption of Mount Vesuvius, Airbus, cable cars, etc). A guide gives the details on most of the models. At the end of the visit, the “Spirit of Europe” exhibition gives an interactive overview of the EU in the form of multimedia games. The park is built on an area of 24,000 m². The initial investment was of €10 million in 1989, on its inauguration by Prince Philip of Belgium.

Why You Should Visit:
Cool place to learn quick facts about different European countries all in one spot.

Tip:
Take the booklet at the entrance to read the history of each location while you visit the models – you'll appreciate the views much more.
To make a full-day outing, Mini-Europe can be combined with Bruparc's other attractions – a water park (Océade), Kinepolis and the Atomium, which looms over Mini-Europe (combo tickets available).

Opening Hours:
Daily: 10am-5pm
Sight description based on wikipedia

This sight is featured in a self-guided walking tour of Brussels, Belgium within the mobile app "GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities" which can be downloaded from iTunes App Store or Google Play. Please download the app to your mobile phone or tablet for travel directions for visiting this sight. The app turns your mobile device to a personal tour guide and it works offline, so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.

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Sight Name: Mini-Europe
Sight Location: Brussels, Belgium
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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