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The Train and Railway Museum in Luzna u Rakovnika - 5
Czech Republic
If you have small kids, or you're grownup but are still fascinated with steam engines, the train museum in Lužná u Rakovníka is a great place. It's full of real, working steam engines, some of which you can ride, others you can climb inside (or under). There is something amazing about these relics of the mechanical age. I thoroughly enjoyed myself here. I also had a decent pork chop sandwich for lunch at the kiosk.
Copyright: Jeffrey martin
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Chargée: 22/12/2011
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Tags: train; railroad; steam engine; autumn; exterior; handheld panorama
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