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WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) – Real Teatro di San Carlo: Oldest continuously active venue for opera in the world

The Real Teatro di San Carlo ("Royal Theatre of Saint Charles"), as originally named by the Bourbon monarchy but today known simply as the...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) North Sea Cycle Route: World’s longest cycle route

EuroVelo 12 (EV12), the North Sea Cycle Route, is a 5,942 km long-distance cycling route circuit around the coastlines of the countries that border...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Wildlands: Home to the world’s largest indoor rainforest

Wildlands, also known as Wildlands Adventure Zoo Emmen, is a zoo in Emmen, the Netherlands. It opened in March 2016, replacing the Emmen Zoo....

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Royal Clipper: Largest square-rigged ship in the world

Royal Clipper is a steel-hulled five-masted fully rigged tall ship used as a cruise ship. She was redesigned by Robert McFarlane of McFarlane ShipDesign,...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Rolling Bridge: World’s first curling bridge

The Rolling Bridge was conceived by Thomas Heatherwick. It consists of eight triangular sections hinged at the walkway level and connected above by two-part...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Wainhouse Tower: Tallest folly tower in the world

In architecture, a folly is a building constructed primarily for decoration, but suggesting through its appearance some other purpose, or of such extravagant appearance...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Alholmens Kraft: Largest biomass cogeneration power station in the world

The Alholmens Kraft Power Station (also known as Jakobstad Power Station or Pietarsaari Power Station) is a biomass power station in Alholmen, Jakobstad in...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Hymn to Liberty: Longest national anthem in the world by length of text

The "Hymn to Liberty", or "Hymn to Freedom", is a poem written by Dionysios Solomos in 1823 that consists of 158 stanzas and is...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Weihenstephan Abbey: World’s oldest working brewery

Weihenstephan Abbey (Kloster Weihenstephan) was a Benedictine monastery in Weihenstephan, now part of the district of Freising, in Bavaria, Germany. Brauerei Weihenstephan, located at...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Theatre of Small Convenience: World’s smallest commercial theatre

The Theatre of Small Convenience was a theatre in Malvern, Worcestershire, England. It is the world's smallest commercial theatre, seating up to 12 people. The...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Liverpool Road: World’s oldest surviving terminal railway station

Liverpool Road is a former railway station on the Liverpool and Manchester Railway in Manchester, England that opened on 15 September 1830. The station...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Europe Records Institute (EURI) Blancpain: World’s oldest surviving watchmaking brand

Blancpain SA is a Swiss luxury watch manufacturer, headquartered in Paudex/Le Brassus, Switzerland. It designs, manufactures, distributes, and sells prestige and luxury mechanical watches....

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WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – America Records Institute (AMRI) Steve Mann: Creator of the world’s first digital eyeglass

William Stephen George Mann (born 8 June 1962) is a Canadian engineer, professor, and inventor who works in augmented reality, computational photography, particularly wearable...

Top 500 places to visit before you die (P.32) Rio de Janeiro: The Marvelous City

The breathtakingly beautiful city is home to landmark sites like the Christ the Redeemer statue and world-class art museums. Sprinkle in beach volleyball matches,...

WORLDKINGS – Worldkings News – Australia Records Institute (AURI) Kiandra Snow Shoe Club: World’s longest continuously running ski club

The Kiandra Snow Shoe Club was founded in the gold-mining district of Kiandra, New South Wales (NSW), Australia by three Norwegians—as early as 1861...

Italian Icebreaker Sets Record Reaching Furthest Point South

The growing threats of climate change to the Antarctic and southern ocean ecosystems have yet again been highlighted as an Italian icebreaker that set...