German mini-world park builds a wall around model U.S.

Reuters February 03. 2017 9:06PM
A wall with barbed wire on its top is seen in front of the skyline of Las Vegas at the exposition "Miniature-Wonderland" in Hamburg, Germany, Feb. 3, 2017. (REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer)

HAMBURG, Germany — A German tourist attraction that features miniature models of various parts of the world has put up a wall around the United States, in a dig at President Donald Trump’s plan to build a full-sized one on the border with Mexico.

The display at Miniature Wonderland, which Trip Advisor rates as the top destination in the city of Hamburg, is a hit with tourists, including some from the United States, who are usually drawn by its vast model railway.

Visitors on Friday could be seen peering over a miniature concrete wall topped with razor wire to look at sites such as a tiny Mount Rushmore and a Las Vegas skyline.


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