Fascinating and Forgotten Abandoned Locations (Part 2)

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Germany in a Nutshell

Image: Bob Thissen

It wouldn’t be Germany if there weren’t at least a couple of Trabant cars scattered about, along with a sculpture of the Brothers Grimm, a windmill and straw-thatched buildings that housed small museums, a bakery, a pottery shop and a cobbler.

No word on whether or not the cobbler actually cobbled shoes or just acted the part.

To continue with the full experience, German students were employed to play fairy tale characters and work in the shops.

Basically, they were there to do their best to convince people they were actually strolling through a condensed version of Germany.

Having real-live Germans onsite was one thing, but the operators of the Glück wanted more.