AND THE EUROPEAN UNION Located north of Brussels the Mini Europe Park is a village of building miniatures representing the major structures from the European Union. All the miniatures are built down to the finest detail to a scale of 1:25
A few facts about the European Union
At this time the European Union has 25 members with 4 more to be accepted soon. From the western Europe only Switzerland, Norway and Iceland are not members.
Mini-Europe view from the top of the Atomium .
Denmark- Copenhagen The Exchange Building 17 Century structure
Sweden-Stockholm City Hall 1923
Finland Olavinlinna Castle 1475
Denmark- Copenhagen Nyhavn or New harbor with colorful houses.
Belgium-Celles Veves Castle Rebuilt 1466
Belgium-Antwerp Town Hall
England- London House of Parliament
France-Paris Pompidou Center
France-Paris Arc De Triomphe 1835
France-Paris Sacre-Coeur 1914
France Castle of Chenonceaux 16 Century
Spain Escorial 1557
Spain-Seville Plaza Del Toros 1760
Spain-Barcelona Santiago De Compostela
Italy Leaning Tower of Pisa and Cathedral
Italy-Venice Palazzo Ducale 17 th Century
Germany-Berlin Brandenburg Gate 1791
Germany Spire Cathedral
Czech Republic-Prague Astronomical Clock 1410
Austria-Melk The Abbey 18 th Century
Greece-Athens Acropolis 5 th Century BC
ATOMIUM The Atomium is Brussels well known symbol. Constructed in 1958 for the International Exhibition the Atomium represents an iron crystal molecule, magnified 165 billion times.Made entirely of steel, the structure is 102 meters tall.It has nine spheres joined by tubes. In the central vertical tube is an elevator and in the others escalators. Inside the spheres are different exhibitions . ELEVATOR ESCALATOR
The spheres are provided with windows allowing a panoramic view.
Fantasy ceiling at one of the spheres.
The stair railing follows the sphere pattern.
Mini cars exhibition in the bottom sphere.
Maintenance workers on top of a sphere.If I have this job I will be so scared that I'll drop my pants.
MINI EUROPE ATOMIUM I hope you liked this presentation and find it informative. If you have any comments please send them to Dan Calistrat at email@example.com June 2006