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Wunderbar! World's largest model railroad now on Google Maps

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You can use the Street View feature on Google Maps to explore many places all over the world, from your neighborhood street to the Great Pyramids in Egypt, but the newest addition is a miniature one.

Google just added Miniatur Wunderland, the world's largest model railway, to Google Maps.

The famous Hamburg, Germany museum features more than eight miles of track, carrying miniature locomotives by detailed reproductions of famous world landmarks such as Mount Rushmore, Neuschwanstein Castle and The Grand Canyon.

In order to add Miniatur Wunderland to Google Maps, Google had to build tiny versions of its Street View cameras, which it then attached to vehicles that drove on the tracks and streets to capture the various scenes in all their lifelike detail.

Want to see it for yourself? Take a trip through Miniatur Wunderland over at Google Maps.

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