News agency dpa reported that Jack Brockbank – a representative of Guinness World Records, confirmed and certified the record on Friday that the world’s highest sandcastle was built in Germany city of Duisburg.
It took the title from 14.84 meter (48.69- foot) sandcastle built early this year in India.
It was a German travel operator who organized the construction of the highest sandcastle, bringing in 3, 500 tons of sand over the past 3 weeks to the site at a former steelworks in the inland city.
The sandcastle is decorated with sand models of tourist attractions such as Athens’ Acropolis, Barcelona’s Sagrada Familia and the Learning Tower of Pisa. It is determined to stand until at least Sept. 24.