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WORLD'S LARGEST CHURCH

St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City, Rome
Area: 20,139 m2 ; Gross volume in m³ - 1,200,000;  Completed 1626
Capacity 60,000+  Length 730 feet (220 m)  Width 500 feet (150 m) Height (max) 452 feet (138 m) Dome dia. (outer) 137.7 feet (42.0 m)

WORLD'S TALLEST CHURCH

Ulm Münster, Ulm, Germany - 530 ft High
Largest Protestant Gothic church in Germany. Has 768 stairs going up to a height of 143 m. Spires were intended to be shorter, but height increased to outdo Cologne Cathedral.

SECOND TALLEST CHURCH (REAL CLOSE!!)

Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln, England - 524 ft High
Tallest building in the world from 1311 to 1549. Was 103 metres from 1549 to 1807.

WORLD'S LARGEST INDOOR SWIMMING POOL

World Water Park .... Edmonton , Alberta , Canada ...5 Acres

WORLD'S LARGEST OFFICE COMPLEX ............ CHICAGO

Chicago Merchandise Mart... Illinois , USA

WORLD'S LARGEST SHOPPING MALL

South China Mall, Dongguan, China ...892,000 square meters. Shops on 6 floors

WORLD'S WIDEST BRIDGE........ AUSTRALIA

Sydney harbor bridge, Australia ....16 lanes of car traffic.. ....
8 lanes in the upper floor, 8 in the lower floor

WORLD'S LONGEST BRIDGE.............. CHINA

Donghai Bridge , China ...32.5 kilometres

WORLD'S BIGGEST PASSENGER SHIP

ROYAL CARIBEAN MS Freedom of the Seas......
4300 passenger capacity Inside

WORLD'S BIGGEST PLANE...............AIRBUS

Airbus A380...........555 Passengers

WORLD'S BIGGEST BUS

Neoplan Jumbo - cruiser......2 in 1 bus....double deck bus......
170 passenger capacity

WORLD'S HIGHEST STATUE............... BRAZIL

CHRIST THE REDEEMER STATUE.....RIO DE JANEIRO ....... BRAZIL

WORLD'S TALLEST BUILDING......... DUBAI

Burj Dubai...........900 meters high.

WORLD'S LARGEST PALACE... ROMANIA

Palace of the Parliament..... Bucharest , Romania ...........
More than 500 bedrooms, 55 kitchens, 120 sitting rooms

WORLD'S BIGGEST STADIUM......... BRAZIL

MARACANA STADIUM........... RIO D.J............ BRAZIL
CAPACITY...199,000

WORLD'S COSTLIEST STADIUM....... ENGLAND

New WEMBLEY STADIUM, London ..
.90,000 capacity. Cost...$1.6 billion

WORLD'S MOST COMPLEX INTER-CHANGE... HOUSTON , TEXAS

Interstate 10 Highways Interchange... Houston , Texas

WORLD'S BIGGEST EXCAVATOR

Built by KRUPP of Germany ..
.45,500 tons...95 meters high...215 meters long

WORLD'S LARGEST HINDU TEMPLE

BAPS Swaminarayan Akshardham, New Delhi, India.
Measures 356 ft (109 m) long, 316 ft (96 m) wide and 141 ft (43 m) high. It was built within five years by 11,000 artisans and volunteers.

 

WORLD'S LARGEST MOSQUE... PAKISTAN

Shah Feisal mosque..... Islamabad ... Pakistan
Inside hall capacity....35,000 outside overflow capacity...150,000

See Also:

World's Most Expensive Saree
It is more expensive than a Ferrari! Chennai Silks, a textile unit, has come up with one of a kind saree that it hopes will give it an unmistakable entry into the Guinness Book of World Records for being the most unique and expensive saree.

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