Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Technabob is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Learn more.

World’s Largest Model Railway Captured by Google’s Tiniest Street View Vehicles

by Lambert Varias
Advertisement

Located in Hamburg, Germany, Miniatur Wunderland is the world’s largest model railway, occupying nearly 14,000 sq.ft. and inhabited by more than 200,000 Lilliputian citizens. Now we can check out its sights and details at our leisure, thanks to Google’s first ever mini-Street View.

google_maps_miniatur_wunderland_mini-street_view_1zoom in

Google partnered with interactive maps specialist Unilabs to create tiny camera-toting vehicles that roamed around Miniatur Wunderland’s roads and tracks. The Street View car above is just a model made to mark the attraction’s documentation. Here’s what the actual mini-Street View vehicles look like:

google_maps_miniatur_wunderland_mini-street_view_2zoom in

google_maps_miniatur_wunderland_mini-street_view_3zoom in

Here’s the result:

Pack your miniature bags and head to Google Maps for a full tour.

[via Google via Laughing Squid]



The Shiny Ball in VFX

The Shiny Ball in VFX

How Joel Animated This Video

How Joel Animated This Video

Le Corbusier Paper Models

Le Corbusier Paper Models

Advertisement
2022 Ford Raptor R Test Mule Spied Making Rumbly V8 Sounds

2022 Ford Raptor R Test Mule Spied Making Rumbly V8 Sounds

Some Ford Mustang Mach-E Buyers Will Get Their EVs Late

Some Ford Mustang Mach-E Buyers Will Get Their EVs Late

Hennessey Mammoth 1000 Squeezes Even More Power from the RAM TRX

Hennessey Mammoth 1000 Squeezes Even More Power from the RAM TRX

Advertisement