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  1. The buildings were modeled after the medieval Eltz Castle on the Moselle River in Germany.
    REPORTED: Ray Petti 23 DEC 96
  2. A Rhine River attraction was originally planned for the Germany pavilion. A building was even built for it, but the attraction was never constructed. A pair of massive wooden doors at the rear of the Sommerfest outdoor cafe is the only indication of the show building behind the stone castle wall. (Taken from "Since the World Began")
    REPORTED: Robert Azzollini 29 JAN 97
  3. Germany also has room for a water ride based on the rhine river, but lack of money during construction never completed the ride. The planned entrance can be seen in the first gift shop on the right. They are hoping to build this in the near future.
    CONFIRMED: Matthew Mikulicz 26 FEB 98
    Germany also has room for a water ride based on the rhine river, but lack of money during construction never completed the ride. The planned entrance can be seen in the first gift shop on the right. They are hoping to build this in the near future.
    CONFIRMED: Jennifer Dubin- Future CM 31 MAR 02
  4. Biergarten Restaurant serves 26.3 miles of bratwurst every 60 days . . . that's the length of a marathon.
    REPORTED: Jason Dixon 23 NOV 99
  5. The entire area changes by the seasons
    REPORTED: Tom & Renée Shaw 26 DEC 00
  6. So that more guests will know about the miniture train set at night, a large train light has been set up near the train tracks.
    Light is gone
    LOST: Tom & Renée Shaw 26 DEC 00
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