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2 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

3 A few facts about the European Union

4 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.

5 Mini-Europe view from the top of the Atomium.

6 Denmark- Copenhagen The Exchange Building 17 Century structure

7 Sweden-Stockholm City Hall 1923

8 Finland Olavinlinna Castle 1475

9 Denmark- Copenhagen Nyhavn or New harbor with colorful houses.

10 Belgium-Celles Veves Castle Rebuilt 1466

11 Belgium-Antwerp Town Hall

12 England- London House of Parliament

13 France-Paris Pompidou Center

14 France-Paris Arc De Triomphe 1835

15 France-Paris Sacre-Coeur 1914

16 France Castle of Chenonceaux 16 Century

17 Spain Escorial 1557

18 Spain-Seville Plaza Del Toros 1760

19 Spain Santiago De Compostela

20 Italy Leaning Tower of Pisa and Cathedral

21 Italy-Venice Palazzo Ducale 17 th Century

22 Germany-Berlin Brandenburg Gate 1791

23 Germany Spire Cathedral

24 Czech Republic-Prague Astronomical Clock 1410

25 Austria-Melk The Abbey 18 th Century

26 Greece-Athens Acropolis 5 th Century BC

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28 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

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31 The spheres are provided with windows allowing a panoramic view.

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33 Fantasy ceiling at one of the spheres.

34 The stair railing follows the sphere pattern.

35 Mini cars exhibition in the bottom sphere.

36 Maintenance workers on top of a sphere.If I have this job I will be so scared that I'll drop my pants.

37 I hope you liked this presentation and find it informative. If you have any comments please send them to Dan Calistrat at June 2006


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