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 "Catalunya en Miniatura"  or Miniature Catalonia is the biggest miniature theme park in the world, and the only one in Spain. The location is just 30 minutes drive from the centre of Barcelona.  

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The Miniature Catalonia park is 30 minutes by car from Barcelona in Torelles de Llobregat and maybe an hour by train, but it's well worth the trip if you like something a little different.

The park has an amazing collection of miniature models of buildings and landmarks both from Barcelona and Catalonia. From churchs to models of factories and ports. You can see the whole of Catalonia in one fun afternoon.

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The Miniature Catalonia park itself is in a beautiful setting in the woods with lovely country views.

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The park has seen better days and there are no models of the newest Barcelona landmarks like the Torre Agbar. The model of the Sagrada Familia is more unfinished than the real thing these days, which is quite fun to see.

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This model took 13.000 hours of work by 6 model builders.

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That is 4.4 years of normal work days. No wonder the real thing is taking a while! 
Click here to see photos of the real Sagrada Familia.

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The Casa Calvet by Gaudi. The real one is in the centre of Barcelona and has an excellent restaurant in the ground floor called Restaurant Casa Calvet .

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The Casa Bellesgaard by Gaudi.

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The model of Casa Vicens is easier to appreciate than the real Casa Vicens by Gaudi which is on the tiny street of Carolinas in Gracia.  It was built as country retreat, but is now hemmed in on all sides by the streets and house of Gracia, Barcelona

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The Finca Güell by Gaudi

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The superb model of the "Temple Expiatori del Sagrat Cor", the Church of the Sacred Heart on Tibidabo hill overlooking Barcelona. Click here to compare the model with photos of the real thing!

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Catedral de Palma de Mallorca. Restored in 1903 by Antoni Gaudi.

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Model of the Casa Batllo by Gaudi. Click here for photos of the real Casa Battlo.

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"And make mine a double!"

Mini Christopher Columbus statue.  Click here to see the real Columbus monument at the end of La Rambla in Barcelona

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Parc Guell without palm trees and tourists! Click here to see photos of the real Parc Guell

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The "Antiga Torre Guell de Garraf" by Antoni Gaudi

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Village of Rupit in the Osona Comarca (region)

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A roman bridge in Vic

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The Catalunya en Miniature park has a small train for rides around the park, a small children's playground, a cafeteria and picnic area. It is half a kilometre from the village of Torrelles de Llobregat and there is a nice restaurant called "Can Balasch de Baix" (+34 936890851) just outside the park.  There is a children's forest adventure park next door called "El Bosc Animat."  Other attractions nearby are Gaudi's crypt at Colonia Guell which is just 6 km from the Catalunya Miniature Park.