Biwabik, Minnesota: Bavarian-Themed Town

To compliment a local ski area, the town of Biwabik redesigned its Main Street to look Bavarian. There are no Matterhorn-size mountains, but in winter there is usually plenty of snow.
Main St., Biwabik, MN
Bavarian-looking buildings line Hwy 135/Main St.
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Welcome to Biwabik.

Bavarian-Themed Town

The town of Biwabik converted to a Bavarian-themed community in the 1980s. It was changed to compliment the Giants Ridge Ski Area. Its look is currently being refurbished, which will be complete in 2020.

[Kim Sampson, 06/04/2018]

Missed opportunity: the town welcome sign is in English instead of pseudo-German.

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