Not ODISHA, but THIS place now has the world’s TALLEST SAND CASTLEhttps://indianexpress.com/photos/lifestyle-gallery/breaking-indias-record-germany-becomes-the-holder-of-worlds-tallest-sandcastle-4829443/

Not ODISHA, but THIS place now has the world’s TALLEST SAND CASTLE

A team of 15 members, over a period of two weeks, built the world's tallest sand castle in Duisburg, Germany. Standing 55ft tall, this castle broke the earlier Guinness record that was held by India at 48ft. Check out pictures marvellous sand castle.

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A close-up picture of the world's highest sandcastle shows the famous "Leaning Tower of Pisa" and the Rome "Collosseum". (Source: Reuters)

A couple dancing the traditional Spanish dance Flamenco has been carved out on the walls. (Source: Reuters)

A close-up picture showing the famous Barcelona church "Sagrada Familia" and the "Pyramids of Giza". (Source: Reuters)

Turrets and towers also adorned the walls of the castle. (Source: Reuters)

Thai Buddha statue was carved, giving a spiritual feel to the castle. (Source: Reuters)

People stand around the world's highest sand castle before a judge of Guinness World Records confirmed the new record height. (Source: Reuters)

A close-up picture showing a replica of the Memphis graveside of singer legend Elvis Presley. (Source: Reuters)

A baby turtle coming out of its egg. (Source: Reuters)

A distant view of the world's highest sand castle. (Source: Reuters)

A picture showing a woman taking a sun bath. (Source: Reuters)

Fantasy figures of a cat, an octopus and a bird were also carved out from the sand. (Source: Reuters)

A close-up picture showing the famous Venice Rialto Bridge. (Source: Reuters)

A sculptured little girl sitting in front of a Black Forrest watermill. (Source: Reuters)