World's highest sandcastle built in German city
September 1, 2017
BERLIN (AP) — The world's highest sandcastle is now standing 16.68 meters (54.72 feet) tall in the German city of Duisburg.
A German travel operator organized the construction of the mammoth sandcastle, bringing in 3,500 tons of sand over the past 3 ½ weeks to the site at a former steelworks in the inland city.
News agency dpa reported that Jack Brockbank, a representative of Guinness World Records, certified the record on Friday. It takes the title from a 14.84-meter (48.69-foot) sandcastle built early this year in India.
The new sandcastle is decorated with sand models of tourist attra...