Walking Through a Mini World (Mini Mundo – Gramado)
Today we are going to talk about the Mini Mundo, a very interesting outdoor theme park that is in the city of Gramado, Rio Grande do Sul.
The park history began when a father and grandfather decided to meet a request of the family’s children. Thus, building a doll house, castles and miniature trains in front of the family-owned Hotel Ritta Höppner. Little by little, this little thing grew, until in 1983 it opened to the public with the inauguration of the Mini Mundo (Mini World).
The park is made up of numerous faithful replicas of buildings from various parts of the world. Among them, you can see churches, castles, lakes, squares and even a railroad. Together, they form a mini-city, even with miniature inhabitants, where everything is approximately 24 times smaller than its original size.
It’s a great option for children and even for adults since the miniatures are very rich in detail and very well finished. Also, the way they’ve made an up-to-date plot for them is really cool, too.
The Mini Mundo is a relatively large space and has a good infrastructure of restrooms, shops and places to eat.
In conclusion, we definitely recommend a visit!
Mini Mundo Curiosities
- Park employees are responsible for the replicas creation. For each new construction, a study is made so that it is similar in every detail to the original;
- The material used to build the Lichtenstein Castle replica of is similar to that of the original castle;
- The Museu Paulista miniature has 171 windows and 84 doors, just like the original;
- Initially, all electronic and sound control centered on the mushroom.
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More Mini Mundo Information
Web Site: http://www.minimundo.com.br/
Opening hours: daily from 9:15 AM to 5:00 PM
Children from 2 to 12 years old – R$ 18
Children under 2 years – Free
Adults – R$ 28
Adults over 60 years old R$ 14
Phone: (54) 3286-4055
Information updated in August 2016. To avoid hassles confirm possible changes before you go.