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The Biggest Things Around The World

posted in: Strange  |  posted by: Admin on February 6, 2008  |  4 Comments

People keep saying size doesn’t matter but obviously some cities around the world have a different opinion. They all seem to like the recognition of having something big. Big is still not large enough though it seems so they go for the “biggest” title. Here are some of the great symbols that tourists recognize when they visit these cities.

Millau bridge

Millau bridge is found in Paris and reaches 343 meters at its highest point, 23 meters taller than the Eiffel tower. It connect Paris to the Mediterranean avoiding the wavy roads beneath. Millau Bridge cost $524 million USD to build.

Burj Dubai

Burj Dubai will be completed late 2008 and is currently standing at 604.9 meters in height. It will cost approximately $4.1 billion USD. There are a few other interstnig facts no the Burj Dubai official site.

Largest Chair

The world’s largest chair is found in Anniston, Alabama. But really… who’s going to sit on it?

Large axe found in Nackawic, New Brunswick.

The world’s largest axe is found in Nackawic, New Brunswick. The giant axe represents the importance of forestry in their local area.

Biggest thermometer

The biggest thermometer in the world is found in Baker, CA, definitely a hot and steamy part of America. Apparently a business man had a dream to build the biggest thermometer (as all normal people would) and made it happen in 1991.

6 pack

Every beer drinkers dream. The biggest 6 packs you’ll ever find in the world. They’ve actually been repainted now to represent the new owners.

Singapore Flyer

This is currently the biggest Ferris Wheel, the Singapore Flyer, but once Beijing finishes their Great Ferris wheel, it’ll outshine Singapore’s efforts quite comfortably.

Big Banana

The big banana is a major attraction in Coffs Harbour. Enjoy the rides, shopping and especially the bananas. You can also organize functions at the big banana theme park.

Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon is the biggest canyon in the world and probably one of the most naturally beautiful attractions visited by thousands of tourists every year.

Great Wall of China

The Great wall of China is the biggest of everything in every way. It stretches from one end of the country to the other and it was built as a defensive structure for the country.


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4 Responses to “The Biggest Things Around The World”

  1. website submitter says on

    hope to see other biggest things such as living things or humans. thanks.

  2. malaysia classifieds says on

    truly amazing. beautiful photos.

  3. L&P FTW says on

    what about this, the biggest and only bottle of L&P, world famous in new zealand http://farm1.static.flickr.com/43/118192015_337548d8bb.jpg?v=0 If your going to new zealand try it. Delish!

  4. Yu Rosendorf says on

    It’s very nice. and i like this post. thank you. Sir

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