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Berlin: Model Railroad Offers A Bird's-Eye View In Miniature

Posted: 05/10/2012 10:15 am Updated: 05/10/2012 10:15 am

Loxx Railway

A model railroad might seem like a weird way to get a view of uber-hip Berlin, but it's a fascinating introduction to the German capital.

Located on the fourth floor of a Berlin mall, the railway exhibit encompasses 2,500 square meters of scale model scenery(that's at a scale of 1:87). The approximately three miles of track hold more than 400 trains and the mini city is home to 50,000 little people.

Some of the sights visitors can take in include the TV Tower, the zoo, Brandenburg Gate, the Reichstag and Angela Merkel, who is apparently visible in the Chancellery.

Cars and buses move realistically about town and there's even a real working airport where model Boeing 747s take off and land.

See it for yourself below, and visit LOXX's website for more details on how to visit.

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  • LOXX Miniature Train Landscape Recreates Central Berlin

    BERLIN, GERMANY - APRIL 19: A model of the Reichstag stands illuminated at 'night' at the LOXX miniature train landscape at the Alexa shopping mall on April 19, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. The LOXX landscape recreates in 1:87 scale landmarks of central Berlin as well as a myriad of often humorous little scenes of everyday life. According to a company employee the landscape covers 1,100 square meters, contains 200,000 lights, 90,000 human figures, 5,800 meters of model train track, a model airport and has 150 trains running at any one time. It also has coloured ceiling lights that dim and change to imitate twilight, nighttime and dawn, as well as sound effects to imitate an occasional thunder storm. LOXX technicians are currently expanding the landscape in order to also recreate Potsdamer Platz. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

  • LOXX Miniature Train Landscape Recreates Central Berlin

    BERLIN, GERMANY - APRIL 19: Illuminated model trains drive at 'night' at the LOXX miniature train landscape at the Alexa shopping mall on April 19, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. The LOXX landscape recreates in 1:87 scale landmarks of central Berlin as well as a myriad of often humorous little scenes of everyday life. According to a company employee the landscape covers 1,100 square meters, contains 200,000 lights, 90,000 human figures, 5,800 meters of model train track, a model airport and has 150 trains running at any one time. It also has coloured ceiling lights that dim and change to imitate twilight, nighttime and dawn, as well as sound effects to imitate an occasional thunder storm. LOXX technicians are currently expanding the landscape in order to also recreate Potsdamer Platz. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

  • LOXX Miniature Train Landscape Recreates Central Berlin

    BERLIN, GERMANY - APRIL 19: A model cargo train passes a loading dock at the LOXX miniature train landscape at the Alexa shopping mall on April 19, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. The LOXX landscape recreates in 1:87 scale landmarks of central Berlin as well as a myriad of often humorous little scenes of everyday life. According to a company employee the landscape covers 1,100 square meters, contains 200,000 lights, 90,000 human figures, 5,800 meters of model train track, a model airport and has 150 trains running at any one time. It also has coloured ceiling lights that dim and change to imitate twilight, nighttime and dawn, as well as sound effects to imitate an occasional thunder storm. LOXX technicians are currently expanding the landscape in order to also recreate Potsdamer Platz. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

  • LOXX Miniature Train Landscape Recreates Central Berlin

    BERLIN, GERMANY - APRIL 19: A model cargo train passes a loading dock at the LOXX miniature train landscape at the Alexa shopping mall on April 19, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. The LOXX landscape recreates in 1:87 scale landmarks of central Berlin as well as a myriad of often humorous little scenes of everyday life. According to a company employee the landscape covers 1,100 square meters, contains 200,000 lights, 90,000 human figures, 5,800 meters of model train track, a model airport and has 150 trains running at any one time. It also has coloured ceiling lights that dim and change to imitate twilight, nighttime and dawn, as well as sound effects to imitate an occasional thunder storm. LOXX technicians are currently expanding the landscape in order to also recreate Potsdamer Platz. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

  • LOXX Miniature Train Landscape Recreates Central Berlin

    BERLIN, GERMANY - APRIL 19: A model train passes under a bridge at the LOXX miniature train landscape at the Alexa shopping mall on April 19, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. The LOXX landscape recreates in 1:87 scale landmarks of central Berlin as well as a myriad of often humorous little scenes of everyday life. According to a company employee the landscape covers 1,100 square meters, contains 200,000 lights, 90,000 human figures, 5,800 meters of model train track, a model airport and has 150 trains running at any one time. It also has coloured ceiling lights that dim and change to imitate twilight, nighttime and dawn, as well as sound effects to imitate an occasional thunder storm. LOXX technicians are currently expanding the landscape in order to also recreate Potsdamer Platz. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

  • LOXX Miniature Train Landscape Recreates Central Berlin

    BERLIN, GERMANY - APRIL 19: Model trains pass through a station at the LOXX miniature train landscape at the Alexa shopping mall on April 19, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. The LOXX landscape recreates in 1:87 scale landmarks of central Berlin as well as a myriad of often humorous little scenes of everyday life. According to a company employee the landscape covers 1,100 square meters, contains 200,000 lights, 90,000 human figures, 5,800 meters of model train track, a model airport and has 150 trains running at any one time. It also has coloured ceiling lights that dim and change to imitate twilight, nighttime and dawn, as well as sound effects to imitate an occasional thunder storm. LOXX technicians are currently expanding the landscape in order to also recreate Potsdamer Platz. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

  • LOXX Miniature Train Landscape Recreates Central Berlin

    BERLIN, GERMANY - APRIL 19: Figurines of police stop traffic due to a car accident at the LOXX miniature train landscape at the Alexa shopping mall on April 19, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. The LOXX landscape recreates in 1:87 scale landmarks of central Berlin as well as a myriad of often humorous little scenes of everyday life. According to a company employee the landscape covers 1,100 square meters, contains 200,000 lights, 90,000 human figures, 5,800 meters of model train track, a model airport and has 150 trains running at any one time. It also has coloured ceiling lights that dim and change to imitate twilight, nighttime and dawn, as well as sound effects to imitate an occasional thunder storm. LOXX technicians are currently expanding the landscape in order to also recreate Potsdamer Platz. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

  • LOXX Miniature Train Landscape Recreates Central Berlin

    BERLIN, GERMANY - APRIL 19: Figurines of people fill a train station at the airport of the LOXX miniature train landscape at the Alexa shopping mall on April 19, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. The LOXX landscape recreates in 1:87 scale landmarks of central Berlin as well as a myriad of often humorous little scenes of everyday life. According to a company employee the landscape covers 1,100 square meters, contains 200,000 lights, 90,000 human figures, 5,800 meters of model train track, a model airport and has 150 trains running at any one time. It also has coloured ceiling lights that dim and change to imitate twilight, nighttime and dawn, as well as sound effects to imitate an occasional thunder storm. LOXX technicians are currently expanding the landscape in order to also recreate Potsdamer Platz. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

  • LOXX Miniature Train Landscape Recreates Central Berlin

    BERLIN, GERMANY - APRIL 19: Model cars and busses drive at 'night' at the airport of the LOXX miniature train landscape at the Alexa shopping mall on April 19, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. The LOXX landscape recreates in 1:87 scale landmarks of central Berlin as well as a myriad of often humorous little scenes of everyday life. According to a company employee the landscape covers 1,100 square meters, contains 200,000 lights, 90,000 human figures, 5,800 meters of model train track, a model airport and has 150 trains running at any one time. It also has coloured ceiling lights that dim and change to imitate twilight, nighttime and dawn, as well as sound effects to imitate an occasional thunder storm. LOXX technicians are currently expanding the landscape in order to also recreate Potsdamer Platz. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

  • LOXX Miniature Train Landscape Recreates Central Berlin

    BERLIN, GERMANY - APRIL 19: A model of Air Force One, complete with red carpet and a marching band, glows at the airport of the LOXX miniature train landscape at the Alexa shopping mall on April 19, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. The LOXX landscape recreates in 1:87 scale landmarks of central Berlin as well as a myriad of often humorous little scenes of everyday life. According to a company employee the landscape covers 1,100 square meters, contains 200,000 lights, 90,000 human figures, 5,800 meters of model train track, a model airport and has 150 trains running at any one time. It also has coloured ceiling lights that dim and change to imitate twilight, nighttime and dawn, as well as sound effects to imitate an occasional thunder storm. LOXX technicians are currently expanding the landscape in order to also recreate Potsdamer Platz. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

  • LOXX Miniature Train Landscape Recreates Central Berlin

    BERLIN, GERMANY - APRIL 19: A model truck drives past miniature passenger planes at the airport of the LOXX miniature train landscape at the Alexa shopping mall on April 19, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. The LOXX landscape recreates in 1:87 scale landmarks of central Berlin as well as a myriad of often humorous little scenes of everyday life. According to a company employee the landscape covers 1,100 square meters, contains 200,000 lights, 90,000 human figures, 5,800 meters of model train track, a model airport and has 150 trains running at any one time. It also has coloured ceiling lights that dim and change to imitate twilight, nighttime and dawn, as well as sound effects to imitate an occasional thunder storm. LOXX technicians are currently expanding the landscape in order to also recreate Potsdamer Platz. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

  • LOXX Miniature Train Landscape Recreates Central Berlin

    BERLIN, GERMANY - APRIL 19: A technician monitors model trains running at the LOXX miniature train landscape at the Alexa shopping mall on April 19, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. The LOXX landscape recreates in 1:87 scale landmarks of central Berlin as well as a myriad of often humorous little scenes of everyday life. According to a company employee the landscape covers 1,100 square meters, contains 200,000 lights, 90,000 human figures, 5,800 meters of model train track, a model airport and has 150 trains running at any one time. It also has coloured ceiling lights that dim and change to imitate twilight, nighttime and dawn, as well as sound effects to imitate an occasional thunder storm. LOXX technicians are currently expanding the landscape in order to also recreate Potsdamer Platz. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

  • LOXX Miniature Train Landscape Recreates Central Berlin

    BERLIN, GERMANY - APRIL 19: Model trains pass through a station at the LOXX miniature train landscape at the Alexa shopping mall on April 19, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. The LOXX landscape recreates in 1:87 scale landmarks of central Berlin as well as a myriad of often humorous little scenes of everyday life. According to a company employee the landscape covers 1,100 square meters, contains 200,000 lights, 90,000 human figures, 5,800 meters of model train track, a model airport and has 150 trains running at any one time. It also has coloured ceiling lights that dim and change to imitate twilight, nighttime and dawn, as well as sound effects to imitate an occasional thunder storm. LOXX technicians are currently expanding the landscape in order to also recreate Potsdamer Platz. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

  • LOXX Miniature Train Landscape Recreates Central Berlin

    BERLIN, GERMANY - APRIL 19: A small train station stands illuminated at 'night' at the LOXX miniature train landscape at the Alexa shopping mall on April 19, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. The LOXX landscape recreates in 1:87 scale landmarks of central Berlin as well as a myriad of often humorous little scenes of everyday life. According to a company employee the landscape covers 1,100 square meters, contains 200,000 lights, 90,000 human figures, 5,800 meters of model train track, a model airport and has 150 trains running at any one time. It also has coloured ceiling lights that dim and change to imitate twilight, nighttime and dawn, as well as sound effects to imitate an occasional thunder storm. LOXX technicians are currently expanding the landscape in order to also recreate Potsdamer Platz. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

  • LOXX Miniature Train Landscape Recreates Central Berlin

    BERLIN, GERMANY - APRIL 19: A visitor films the LOXX miniature train landscape at the Alexa shopping mall on April 19, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. The LOXX landscape recreates in 1:87 scale landmarks of central Berlin as well as a myriad of often humorous little scenes of everyday life. According to a company employee the landscape covers 1,100 square meters, contains 200,000 lights, 90,000 human figures, 5,800 meters of model train track, a model airport and has 150 trains running at any one time. It also has coloured ceiling lights that dim and change to imitate twilight, nighttime and dawn, as well as sound effects to imitate an occasional thunder storm. LOXX technicians are currently expanding the landscape in order to also recreate Potsdamer Platz. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

  • LOXX Miniature Train Landscape Recreates Central Berlin

    BERLIN, GERMANY - APRIL 19: Technicians look out at the LOXX miniature train landscape at the Alexa shopping mall on April 19, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. The LOXX landscape recreates in 1:87 scale landmarks of central Berlin as well as a myriad of often humorous little scenes of everyday life. According to a company employee the landscape covers 1,100 square meters, contains 200,000 lights, 90,000 human figures, 5,800 meters of model train track, a model airport and has 150 trains running at any one time. It also has coloured ceiling lights that dim and change to imitate twilight, nighttime and dawn, as well as sound effects to imitate an occasional thunder storm. LOXX technicians are currently expanding the landscape in order to also recreate Potsdamer Platz. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

  • LOXX Miniature Train Landscape Recreates Central Berlin

    BERLIN, GERMANY - APRIL 19: A model train whizzes past miniature apartment buildings glowing at night at the LOXX miniature train landscape at the Alexa shopping mall on April 19, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. The LOXX landscape recreates in 1:87 scale landmarks of central Berlin as well as a myriad of often humorous little scenes of everyday life. According to a company employee the landscape covers 1,100 square meters, contains 200,000 lights, 90,000 human figures, 5,800 meters of model train track, a model airport and has 150 trains running at any one time. It also has coloured ceiling lights that dim and change to imitate twilight, nighttime and dawn, as well as sound effects to imitate an occasional thunder storm. LOXX technicians are currently expanding the landscape in order to also recreate Potsdamer Platz. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

  • LOXX Miniature Train Landscape Recreates Central Berlin

    BERLIN, GERMANY - APRIL 19: A model amusement park, complete with spinning rides and flashing lights, stands at the LOXX miniature train landscape at the Alexa shopping mall on April 19, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. The LOXX landscape recreates in 1:87 scale landmarks of central Berlin as well as a myriad of often humorous little scenes of everyday life. According to a company employee the landscape covers 1,100 square meters, contains 200,000 lights, 90,000 human figures, 5,800 meters of model train track, a model airport and has 150 trains running at any one time. It also has coloured ceiling lights that dim and change to imitate twilight, nighttime and dawn, as well as sound effects to imitate an occasional thunder storm. LOXX technicians are currently expanding the landscape in order to also recreate Potsdamer Platz. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

  • LOXX Miniature Train Landscape Recreates Central Berlin

    BERLIN, GERMANY - APRIL 19: Aron, 5, looks out at the LOXX miniature train landscape at the Alexa shopping mall on April 19, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. The LOXX landscape recreates in 1:87 scale landmarks of central Berlin as well as a myriad of often humorous little scenes of everyday life. According to a company employee the landscape covers 1,100 square meters, contains 200,000 lights, 90,000 human figures, 5,800 meters of model train track, a model airport and has 150 trains running at any one time. It also has coloured ceiling lights that dim and change to imitate twilight, nighttime and dawn, as well as sound effects to imitate an occasional thunder storm. LOXX technicians are currently expanding the landscape in order to also recreate Potsdamer Platz. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

  • LOXX Miniature Train Landscape Recreates Central Berlin

    BERLIN, GERMANY - APRIL 19: A model Berlin S-Bahn commuter train drives through a miniature version of a neighborhood in east Berlin the LOXX miniature train landscape at the Alexa shopping mall on April 19, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. The LOXX landscape recreates in 1:87 scale landmarks of central Berlin as well as a myriad of often humorous little scenes of everyday life. According to a company employee the landscape covers 1,100 square meters, contains 200,000 lights, 90,000 human figures, 5,800 meters of model train track, a model airport and has 150 trains running at any one time. It also has coloured ceiling lights that dim and change to imitate twilight, nighttime and dawn, as well as sound effects to imitate an occasional thunder storm. LOXX technicians are currently expanding the landscape in order to also recreate Potsdamer Platz. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

  • LOXX Miniature Train Landscape Recreates Central Berlin

    BERLIN, GERMANY - APRIL 19: Model trains drive past miniature versions of apartment buildings and the Spree river in east Berlin at the LOXX miniature train landscape at the Alexa shopping mall on April 19, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. The LOXX landscape recreates in 1:87 scale landmarks of central Berlin as well as a myriad of often humorous little scenes of everyday life. According to a company employee the landscape covers 1,100 square meters, contains 200,000 lights, 90,000 human figures, 5,800 meters of model train track, a model airport and has 150 trains running at any one time. It also has coloured ceiling lights that dim and change to imitate twilight, nighttime and dawn, as well as sound effects to imitate an occasional thunder storm. LOXX technicians are currently expanding the landscape in order to also recreate Potsdamer Platz. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

  • LOXX Miniature Train Landscape Recreates Central Berlin

    BERLIN, GERMANY - APRIL 19: Miniature model cars stand parked in front of a model of Ostbahnhof train station at the LOXX miniature train landscape at the Alexa shopping mall on April 19, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. The LOXX landscape recreates in 1:87 scale landmarks of central Berlin as well as a myriad of often humorous little scenes of everyday life. According to a company employee the landscape covers 1,100 square meters, contains 200,000 lights, 90,000 human figures, 5,800 meters of model train track, a model airport and has 150 trains running at any one time. It also has coloured ceiling lights that dim and change to imitate twilight, nighttime and dawn, as well as sound effects to imitate an occasional thunder storm. LOXX technicians are currently expanding the landscape in order to also recreate Potsdamer Platz. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

  • LOXX Miniature Train Landscape Recreates Central Berlin

    BERLIN, GERMANY - APRIL 19: Miniature figurines of construction workers rebuild an apartment building roof at the LOXX miniature train landscape at the Alexa shopping mall on April 19, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. The LOXX landscape recreates in 1:87 scale landmarks of central Berlin as well as a myriad of often humorous little scenes of everyday life. According to a company employee the landscape covers 1,100 square meters, contains 200,000 lights, 90,000 human figures, 5,800 meters of model train track, a model airport and has 150 trains running at any one time. It also has coloured ceiling lights that dim and change to imitate twilight, nighttime and dawn, as well as sound effects to imitate an occasional thunder storm. LOXX technicians are currently expanding the landscape in order to also recreate Potsdamer Platz. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

  • LOXX Miniature Train Landscape Recreates Central Berlin

    BERLIN, GERMANY - APRIL 19: Miniature figurines of construction workers rebuild an apartment building roof at the LOXX miniature train landscape at the Alexa shopping mall on April 19, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. The LOXX landscape recreates in 1:87 scale landmarks of central Berlin as well as a myriad of often humorous little scenes of everyday life. According to a company employee the landscape covers 1,100 square meters, contains 200,000 lights, 90,000 human figures, 5,800 meters of model train track, a model airport and has 150 trains running at any one time. It also has coloured ceiling lights that dim and change to imitate twilight, nighttime and dawn, as well as sound effects to imitate an occasional thunder storm. LOXX technicians are currently expanding the landscape in order to also recreate Potsdamer Platz. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

  • LOXX Miniature Train Landscape Recreates Central Berlin

    BERLIN, GERMANY - APRIL 19: A miniature train drives through an urban setting at the LOXX miniature train landscape at the Alexa shopping mall on April 19, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. The LOXX landscape recreates in 1:87 scale landmarks of central Berlin as well as a myriad of often humorous little scenes of everyday life. According to a company employee the landscape covers 1,100 square meters, contains 200,000 lights, 90,000 human figures, 5,800 meters of model train track, a model airport and has 150 trains running at any one time. It also has coloured ceiling lights that dim and change to imitate twilight, nighttime and dawn, as well as sound effects to imitate an occasional thunder storm. LOXX technicians are currently expanding the landscape in order to also recreate Potsdamer Platz. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

  • LOXX Miniature Train Landscape Recreates Central Berlin

    BERLIN, GERMANY - APRIL 19: Visitors look out at the LOXX miniature train landscape at the Alexa shopping mall on April 19, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. The LOXX landscape recreates in 1:87 scale landmarks of central Berlin as well as a myriad of often humorous little scenes of everyday life. According to a company employee the landscape covers 1,100 square meters, contains 200,000 lights, 90,000 human figures, 5,800 meters of model train track, a model airport and has 150 trains running at any one time. It also has coloured ceiling lights that dim and change to imitate twilight, nighttime and dawn, as well as sound effects to imitate an occasional thunder storm. LOXX technicians are currently expanding the landscape in order to also recreate Potsdamer Platz. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

  • LOXX Miniature Train Landscape Recreates Central Berlin

    BERLIN, GERMANY - APRIL 19: Aron, 5, and his mother look out at the LOXX miniature train landscape at the Alexa shopping mall on April 19, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. The LOXX landscape recreates in 1:87 scale landmarks of central Berlin as well as a myriad of often humorous little scenes of everyday life. According to a company employee the landscape covers 1,100 square meters, contains 200,000 lights, 90,000 human figures, 5,800 meters of model train track, a model airport and has 150 trains running at any one time. It also has coloured ceiling lights that dim and change to imitate twilight, nighttime and dawn, as well as sound effects to imitate an occasional thunder storm. LOXX technicians are currently expanding the landscape in order to also recreate Potsdamer Platz. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

  • LOXX Miniature Train Landscape Recreates Central Berlin

    BERLIN, GERMANY - APRIL 19: Aron, 5, and his mother look out at the LOXX miniature train landscape at the Alexa shopping mall on April 19, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. The LOXX landscape recreates in 1:87 scale landmarks of central Berlin as well as a myriad of often humorous little scenes of everyday life. According to a company employee the landscape covers 1,100 square meters, contains 200,000 lights, 90,000 human figures, 5,800 meters of model train track, a model airport and has 150 trains running at any one time. It also has coloured ceiling lights that dim and change to imitate twilight, nighttime and dawn, as well as sound effects to imitate an occasional thunder storm. LOXX technicians are currently expanding the landscape in order to also recreate Potsdamer Platz. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

  • LOXX Miniature Train Landscape Recreates Central Berlin

    BERLIN, GERMANY - APRIL 19: Model trains pass through a miniature version of Ostbahnhof train station in the LOXX miniature train landscape at the Alexa shopping mall on April 19, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. The LOXX landscape recreates in 1:87 scale landmarks of central Berlin as well as a myriad of often humorous little scenes of everyday life. According to a company employee the landscape covers 1,100 square meters, contains 200,000 lights, 90,000 human figures, 5,800 meters of model train track, a model airport and has 150 trains running at any one time. It also has coloured ceiling lights that dim and change to imitate twilight, nighttime and dawn, as well as sound effects to imitate an occasional thunder storm. LOXX technicians are currently expanding the landscape in order to also recreate Potsdamer Platz. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

  • LOXX Miniature Train Landscape Recreates Central Berlin

    BERLIN, GERMANY - APRIL 19: Aron, 5, and his mother look out at the LOXX miniature train landscape at the Alexa shopping mall on April 19, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. The LOXX landscape recreates in 1:87 scale landmarks of central Berlin as well as a myriad of often humorous little scenes of everyday life. According to a company employee the landscape covers 1,100 square meters, contains 200,000 lights, 90,000 human figures, 5,800 meters of model train track, a model airport and has 150 trains running at any one time. It also has coloured ceiling lights that dim and change to imitate twilight, nighttime and dawn, as well as sound effects to imitate an occasional thunder storm. LOXX technicians are currently expanding the landscape in order to also recreate Potsdamer Platz. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

  • LOXX Miniature Train Landscape Recreates Central Berlin

    BERLIN, GERMANY - APRIL 19: A miniature version of the Soviet War Memorial stands in Tiergarten park in the LOXX miniature train landscape at the Alexa shopping mall on April 19, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. The LOXX landscape recreates in 1:87 scale landmarks of central Berlin as well as a myriad of often humorous little scenes of everyday life. According to a company employee the landscape covers 1,100 square meters, contains 200,000 lights, 90,000 human figures, 5,800 meters of model train track, a model airport and has 150 trains running at any one time. It also has coloured ceiling lights that dim and change to imitate twilight, nighttime and dawn, as well as sound effects to imitate an occasional thunder storm. LOXX technicians are currently expanding the landscape in order to also recreate Potsdamer Platz. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

  • LOXX Miniature Train Landscape Recreates Central Berlin

    BERLIN, GERMANY - APRIL 19: A miniature version of the Brandenburg Gate stands in the LOXX miniature train landscape at the Alexa shopping mall on April 19, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. The LOXX landscape recreates in 1:87 scale landmarks of central Berlin as well as a myriad of often humorous little scenes of everyday life. According to a company employee the landscape covers 1,100 square meters, contains 200,000 lights, 90,000 human figures, 5,800 meters of model train track, a model airport and has 150 trains running at any one time. It also has coloured ceiling lights that dim and change to imitate twilight, nighttime and dawn, as well as sound effects to imitate an occasional thunder storm. LOXX technicians are currently expanding the landscape in order to also recreate Potsdamer Platz. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

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