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World's tallest sandcastle built in Germany

Friday, September 01, 2017 - 00:46

Travel company Schauinsland-Reisen broke the record for the world's tallest sandcastle on Friday in Duisburg, Germany. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT. NO REPORTER NARRATION. An international team of sand artists has built the world's tallest sandcastle in Duisburg, Germany after the city's attempt failed last year. After almost a month of construction, the finished sandcastle stood at 16.68 meters and was officially recognised by Guinness World Records as the tallest sandcastle in the world. Sand carver Lucas Brueggemann explained that a thousand more tonnes of sand were used this year, allowing for a broader base and better compressed sand. The previous record was held by the Sudarsan Sand Institute for a sandcastle built in February 2017 on the beach at Puri in the Indian state of Odisha. It stood at 14.84 metres and was built in nine days.

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World's tallest sandcastle built in Germany

Friday, September 01, 2017 - 00:46