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WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – America Records Institute (AMRI) – Yukon River Quest: World’s longest annual canoe and kayak race

The Yukon River Quest is an annual marathon paddling race. It is the world's longest annual canoe and kayak race. The Yukon River Quest's...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) CuliAir balloon: World’s first hot air balloon restaurant

Schmeinck had her “Eureka” moment in 2003 when she saw a hot-air balloon and realized, “a hot-air balloon is actually a huge hot oven!”...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Asia Records Institute (ASRI) Dagu Glacier Gondola: World’s highest altitude cable car

The Dagu Glacier Gondola is a gondola lift in the Dagu Glacier National Park (Dagu Glacier National Park) in China and is used for...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Asia Records Institute (ASRI) Mitsubishi Electric: World’s first company to manufacture the spiral escalator

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (Mitsubishi Denki kabushikigaisha, also abbreviated as MELCO), established on 15 January 1921, is a Japanese multinational electronics and electrical equipment manufacturing...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Nottingham City Transport: Operator of world’s largest fleet of biogas double decks

Nottingham City Transport (NCT) is the major bus operator of the city of Nottingham, England. NCT operates extensively within Nottingham as well beyond the...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Australia Records Institute (AURI) Wilgie Mia: World’s oldest continuing mining operation

Wilgie Mia, also called Thuwarri Thaa (‘red ochre hole’) is an ochre mine in the Weld Range of Western Australia. It has been in...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Tobotronc: World’s longest mountain coaster

Naturland is a massive park with thrilling rides for everyone, located in a beautiful natural setting with the chance to see large animals native...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Asia Records Institute (ASRI) Pure Land & Super-High Altitude: World’s highest vineyard

The vineyard, which was planted in 2012, reportedly occupies about a quarter-square-mile of land on the Tibet Plateau and features 11 different grape varieties...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Asia Records Institute (ASRI) The ONE: World’s tallest shopping mall

The ONE is a shopping center in Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong. It is built on the site of the former Tung Ying...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Teatro alla Scala: Opera house has most tiers in the world

La Scala, abbreviation in Italian of the official name Teatro alla Scala, is a famous opera house in Milan, Italy. The theatre was inaugurated...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Keret House: Narrowest house in the world

Keret House is a structure and art installation in Warsaw, Poland. It was designed by the architect Jakub Szczęsny through the architecture firm Centrala,...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Asia Records Institute (ASRI) City Wall of Nanjing: World’s longest ancient city wall

The City Wall of Nanjing was designed by the Hongwu Emperor (1328–1398) after he founded the Ming Dynasty (1368–1644) and established Nanjing as the...

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WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Arts Tower: House largest paternoster lift in the world

The Arts Tower is a building at 12 Bolsover Street in Sheffield, England belonging to the University of Sheffield and opened in 1966. At...