A one-of-its-kind theme park known as Mini-Europe that houses a collection of miniature European landmarks is forced to close shop on December 31 due to the COVID-19 crisis. As per reports, the owner and director of the pro-EU theme park, Thierry Meeùs had declared earlier this month that he had been unsuccessful in reaching an agreement with the landlords Brussels Expo despite the promise of ‘major investment’.
As per The Guardian report, Meeùs said in a statement last week that the crisis prevailing due to the COVID-19 pandemic had ‘spared no one’. It even left him without any other option but to shut down the 31-year-old tourist attraction, one of the most famous spots in Brussels.
Some Belgium media outlets have reported that the park could probably move outside Brussels with Louvain-La-Neuve and Waterloo being touted as potential future locations. However, the owner of Mini-Europe has not yet commented on