Ever been to Vienna? Yeah, me neither. It looks pretty great, but flights are expensive and we’re intimidated by its long history of classical music composers (and their hairdos, if we’re being honest).
Thankfully, an enterprising group of “Minecraft” fans are re-creating the city of Vienna. Even better, they’re creating the replica at scale, 1:1, as if you were actually there.
Don’t believe us? See for yourself:
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To be clear, the sky looks so pretty because the map's creators are using a 'mod' to make it look realistic. Normally, 'Minecraft' skies are far more pixelated.
And here's a shot from above -- remember, all of that on the ground is to the same scale as actual Vienna.
And here's the Vienna Sofitel. We're guessing that there's no mustache along the banks of the Danube in real life, but weirder things have happened.
This is the closest we'll get to a skyline, and it does a great job of showcasing the actual cityscape of Vienna.
As you might imagine, these bizarre-looking train tracks aren't a perfect re-creation of the real thing.
The amount of time that goes into creating something of this scale in 'Minecraft' is staggering. We're talking dozens, if not hundreds, of hours.
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