The Miniatur Wunderland in Hamburg, Germany is touted as the world’s largest model train railway, spanning 11,840 square feet. It features “800 trains, over 10,000 train cars in total, running several hundred kilometers every day, [and] one train is 47.5 feet long.” Video after the break.

It took 500,000 working hours to build, going from Norway, Denmark, and Sweden to North America, through Germany, Austria, and Switzerland – complete with the Grand Canyon, 20-foot tall Swiss mountains.

[via Gizmodo]