Google Street View scales down to enter the Miniatur Wunderland
Google Street View has been everywhere from Venice to the Canadian Slopes, but its latest destination was the famous Miniatur Wunderland in Hamburg, Germany. Known to be the world’s largest model railway with 8 different sections connected by 13,000 meters of rail track and over 200,000 miniature citizens; the Miniatur Wunderland is the closest model museum with variety of different and famous places from Scandinavia to Germany from Austria to Switzerland and America, and it’s complete with a fully-functional smallest commercial airport in the world.
Street View in collaboration with Ubilabs built miniature spherical cameras to go into untreaded streets of the Miniatur Wunderland to capture its hidden treasures that remain hidden from even the hawk eye of tourists and visitors. The street view cameras where attached to miniature cars and trains to capture the tiny at beautiful wonderland in 360-degree. Check video below.
A result of 500,000 working hours, the mammoth miniature world is spread on 1300 sq meters area and its continuously growing. Each year over a million people come to see this amazing exhibition.
All trains, cars, firefighting vehicles, fires, ships, boats, planes, mini figs etc, everything in the Miniatur Wunderland in controlled by a specially designed computer program and can now be seen through Google Street View.