Miniatur Wunderland *** official video *** largest model railway / railroad of the world
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Miniatur Wunderland *** official video *** largest model railway / railroad of the world

August 17, 2019


For 10 years now, the world’s largest model railway can be found in Hamburg’s historic warehouse district – a mammoth miniature project. It took 500.000 working hours to create this incredible miniature world on 1.300m². The city’s most popular tourist attraction fascinates over one million people a year. And it’s continually growing! Eight different sections, connected by 13 km of track installation, provide an unforgettable experience for all ages. Tons of steel, wood and plaster form the foundation of this extraordinary exhibition. The journey leads through Scandinavia to Germany, from Austria to Switzerland and far away to America in just a few moments. Each day, 900 trains with 12.000 wagons travel a distance of several hundred kilometres. The longest train is 14.51 metres long. On the North East Sea, with a water capacity of 30.000 litres, large and small ships are cruising. In Scandinavia, America, at the airport and in the cosy fictional town of Knuffingen, 250 computer-controlled vehicles are on the move. Special attractions are the fire runs, controlled by a sophisticated software. The fire brigades are constantly engaged in fire fighting procedures. But the police are also busy tracking down traffic offenders. The newest attraction of the Miniatur Wunderland is the “Knuffingen Airport”. After six years of development and a cost of 3.5 million Euro, the world’s probably smallest commercial airport opened in May 2011 On 150 square metres, with more than 40 airplanes and the ground staff that goes with it, it may be the world’s most advanced flight simulation. From the technology hangar to the air terminal every little detail has been faithfully recreated. Without a doubt, the attention to detail is at the heart of the layout. Over 200.000 figures show life in all its facets. It’s a world where the law chases criminals and where some don’t really care. Where the fire department puts out a large fire and a new fire starts not too far away. Funeral oration or celebration, Eat or be eaten, Travelers from this or another world, Imagination knows no bounds in the the Wunderland. There are fire-breathers, travelling animals and surprisingly strong girls – in a world alternating between hectic and peaceful, between wild animals – and some that were already tamed, there are hunters – and some just hunting for the best pictures, there are holy sanctuaries, and some not quite so holy, there are people bursting with life, and some not so much… The Wunderland is absolutely diverse and unique. Travel from the highest mountain with over six meters… over dreamy streets to the Grand Canyon… snow-covered landscapes… through idyllic villages to below the surface of the earth. In the Miniatur Wunderland, a day lasts 15 minutes. At dusk, over 300.000 LEDs ensure that the layout shines in a captivating light. Then, the night life of the various regions really becomes visible. And amidst all this, more hidden stories emerge at the push of a button. There are over 200 push-button actions spread across the edge of the layout, where the visitors can actively participate in various forms. For example, in a sweet way, at the chocolate factory, or in the daily struggle with the pitfalls of technology, or in the creation of life, or with a bit too much craftsmanship. The technology behind it all is monitored by human eyes from a control console and with the help of more than 40 computers. These are controlled by a complex, self-developed software. The Miniatur Wunderland is internationally well known through more than 1.000 TV-Reports The 260 people on the Wunderland team are never short on new ideas. Until 2020, there will be new sections covering France, Italy, England and parts of Africa… and who knows what’s next. But there’s no end in sight. To convey this marvel in five minutes – impossible! Just come by and see for yourself. You will be amazed!

33 Comments

  • Reply Miniatur Wunderland November 15, 2018 at 3:07 pm

    Wir haben nach 7 Jahren nun endlich ein neues offizielles Wunderland Video online!
    After 7 years we finally put up a new official Wunderland video!
    https://youtu.be/R669l5CA1YA

  • Reply Dream Journal Projects January 25, 2019 at 2:11 pm

    https://youtu.be/xZd6uJE02W0

  • Reply Droiz February 4, 2019 at 3:52 am

    3:54 Is that supposed to be dirty?

  • Reply Paul Allen February 5, 2019 at 9:07 pm

    Absolutely amazing detail and realism on such a grand scale. 👌

  • Reply gedstrom February 5, 2019 at 11:46 pm

    I could kick myself! I was in Hamburg in September of 2017 and completely forgot about seeing this place!

  • Reply Wilcotab Van Alten February 7, 2019 at 6:38 pm

    en hier ook

  • Reply KumaBean February 17, 2019 at 10:19 pm

    God: In the beginning I created the heaven and the earth

    Miniatur Wunderland: Hold my beer

  • Reply Steve Murrell February 21, 2019 at 11:06 am

    2:14 ……"and a new fire starts not too far away." Hilarious!

  • Reply Phoenix Vanguard March 22, 2019 at 11:13 am

    I want to live here.

  • Reply Micha's Blog March 23, 2019 at 9:08 am

    Great. I was also there. https://youtu.be/bPDfwghJVnM

  • Reply ᗩᒪᖴᗩ March 25, 2019 at 3:35 pm

    Damals 25 Mio. Aufrufe. Das jetztige gerade mal 150.000 🙁

  • Reply bluey March 26, 2019 at 10:06 pm

    Ok but this speaker is weird

  • Reply CuzImPhil - Gaming March 28, 2019 at 11:11 am

    Im proud of living in Germany

  • Reply warmecanic April 11, 2019 at 6:42 pm

    Damn, Godzilla smash time (John Cena music intensifies)
    OR what about that Stephen King´s story when some commando toy comes to life and kill its prey. Imagine a miniature scale whole city…
    I can´t wait to see the 2020 new features.
    EStá bien perrón, we.

  • Reply Anon Frank April 26, 2019 at 4:51 am

    omg ! one of my miniature action figures came to life ! Ow ! it has its evil little head in my ear . its screaming to send it to your miniature whore house !

  • Reply Mr Spock MM May 6, 2019 at 8:03 am

    Spent hours walking around this place – went back to being a kid again – Fantastic!

  • Reply Joseph Rondon May 6, 2019 at 8:14 am

    I'll love to see these in the Caribbean setting which i know they will eventually since they're creating scenes of the u.s,africa,middle-east etc

  • Reply Milan Mrkva May 7, 2019 at 8:08 pm

    You should add north pole

  • Reply Lurasen Lure May 7, 2019 at 8:25 pm

    1:00 was the norwegian flag !!! im from norway !! so proud !

  • Reply Charles Kesner May 18, 2019 at 9:07 pm

    Wonderful.

  • Reply Shiv Love May 20, 2019 at 9:48 am

    This is so cool

  • Reply JESSE B May 29, 2019 at 8:45 am

    I would pay top DOLLAR's to have my house added to WONDERLAND!

  • Reply pungochem May 30, 2019 at 6:28 am

    Some guy copied your video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DQu-gU_4cfU

  • Reply bryn king June 6, 2019 at 12:01 am

    yeah, it's pretty cool

  • Reply Hype Beast June 7, 2019 at 1:20 pm

    Es ist besser als Indien

  • Reply Hype Beast June 7, 2019 at 1:21 pm

    First Mercedes now this

  • Reply Steaming Studios June 9, 2019 at 10:38 pm

    I'm going to this in August

  • Reply Rob W June 19, 2019 at 8:25 pm

    The Venice & airport models look incredible. I hope to visit someday – I think I'll wait for the England model though.

  • Reply Creator278 June 30, 2019 at 3:25 pm

    lol this isnt the largest model railway.

  • Reply bigdmac33 July 28, 2019 at 9:05 pm

    My hearing isn't the best. At 2:35 I thought the narrator said "travelling enemas!!" I thought, "what?" Phew… it was travelling ANIMALS. Panic over. 🤣 ( Superb layout and video, by the way ).

  • Reply Trans world Airlines July 29, 2019 at 8:10 pm

    3:59 I think I found myself

  • Reply Wiley Sifford July 30, 2019 at 10:08 pm

    Awesome 😎

  • Reply Alexander Ruger August 15, 2019 at 1:38 am

    My favorite part when visiting there was seeing the Millennium Falcon take off from the airport.

  • Reply Zain Haq August 16, 2019 at 12:14 am

    1:39 The World's PROBABLY Smallest airport

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