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“Fun for All Ages” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Charlemagne's Kingdom

Charlemagne's Kingdom
8808 North Main Street, Helen, GA 30545
(706) 878-2200
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Ranked #14 of 37 things to do in Helen
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Cleveland, Tennessee
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58 reviews 58 reviews
11 attraction reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
“Fun for All Ages”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

During a weekend trip to Helen, for Oktoberfest, we stopped by this nice attraction. The owner will welcome you as you walk into his Train Shop. In a friendly way, he explained his attraction and all of his trains. Very Nice ! I had mentioned that I had visited Germany, and found out I was quite close to his home town. I had told him that me and my girlfriend would like to go back to Germany and see it all from the North to the South. His clever reply was for only $5.00 per person we could do that now ! LOLOL. I recommend this especially with young ones. See if you can count how many Volkswagens you see. Try to find the Dragon. Alot to see and admire the craftsmanship. Highly recommend especially during a cold or rainy day !

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English first
Atlanta, Georgia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Great train store!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

Love the owner and his massive train set that he has taken years to build! It's amazing and he is so full of knowledge and is a very sweet man.

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Woodbury, Tennessee, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Model trains in the alps”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2012

There is an old German man, Mr Charlemagne and his wife who built a town and model trains that fits in a huge werehouse type building, total awesome. You can walk around it or above it and see what he has down for years building model trains and running them. A gift store is in the same building with books, model trains, gifts,games,etc. The kids would love this, and as a big kid I loved it. Its right on the main street of Helen, Ga. Bad thing is, that it is hard for the Handicap to move around as the place is crowded.

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3 attraction reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Nice For Entire Family”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

Great elderly couple have devoted years to making a scale model of the German countryside with models and h/o trains. Really enjoyed the details of his work.

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Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
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“Neat Surprise”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

The model display of Germany was so interesting and creative! The staff were very knowledgeable and helpful with anyone interested in purchasing or getting involved into model trains. Really enjoyed this side trip!

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