Burj Khalifa is a skyscraper in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and the tallest man-made structure ever built, at 828 m (2,717 ft). Construction began on 21 September 2004, with the exterior of the structure completed on 1 October 2009. The building officially opened on 4 January 2010.
WORLD'S BIGGEST PESSENGER SHIP.
MS FREEDOM OF THE SEAS.
MS Freedom of the Seas is a cruise ship owned and operated by Royal Caribbean International. It is the namesake of Royal Caribbean's Freedom Class of cruise ships, and can accommodate 3,634 passengers. Freedom of the Seas was the largest passenger ship ever built (by gross tonnage) from 2006 until construction of the Oasis Class ships in late 2009, also owned by Royal Caribbean International.
WORLD'S BIGGEST BUS
The Neoplan Jumbocruiser was an articulated double-deck multi-axle city coach built by NEOPLAN Bus GmbH between 1975 and 1992. At 18 meters in length, 2.50m wide and with a capacity for 170 passengers.
WORLD'S BIGGEST EXCAVATOR
Built by KRUPP of Germany with capacity of 45,500 tons, 95 meters high and 215 meters long. This is the largest earth mover in the world which was built by the German company, Krupp. It is seen above crossing a Federal highway in Germany on the way to its destination, an open-pit coal mine. It is actually cheaper to move the large excavator than to try to reconstruct or reassemble the ears mover onsite.
WORLD'S BIGGEST PLANE
The Airbus A380 is a double-deck, wide-body, four-engine airliner manufactured by the European corporation Airbus, a subsidiary of EADS. The largest passenger airliner in the world, the A380 made its maiden flight on 27 April 2005 from Toulouse, France, and made its first commercial flight on 25 October 2007 from Singapore to Sydney with Singapore Airlines. It also can accommodate up to 555 passengers.
WORLD'S BIGGEST OFFICE COMPLEX
CHICAGO MERCHANDISE MART, ILLINOIS, USA
The Merchandise Mart is the world’s largest commercial building, largest wholesale design centre and one of Chicago’s premier international business locations. Encompassing 4.2 million gross square feet, The Mart spans two city blocks and raises 25 stories.
Interstate 10 is the major east–west Interstate Highway in the Southern United States. In the U.S. state of Texas, it runs east from El Paso, near the border with New Mexico, through San Antonio and Houston to the border with Louisiana in Orange, Texas. At just under 879 miles (1,410 km), the length of Interstate 10 crossing Texas, maintained by the Texas Department of Transportation, is the longest continuous unrolled freeway under a single authority in North America, a title formerly held by Ontario's Highway 401. Mile marker 880 (and the corresponding exit number) near Orange are the highest numbered mile marker and exit on the Interstate Highway System, or for that matter, on any freeway in North America.
WORLD'S BIGGEST INDDOR SWIMMING POOL
WORLD WATERPARK, EDMONTON, ALBERTA, CANADA.
World Waterpark is the world's largest indoor waterpark with a size of over 20 hectares (60 acres). The World Waterpark opened to public in 1986. It is located in the West Edmonton Mall in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It has a maximum capacity of 50000 guests, an average temperature for the water of 30-33oC, and is the world's largest indoor wave pool holding 80 million litres.
WORLD'S BUSIEST AIRPORT
J.F.K INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, NEW YORK, USA.
John F. Kennedy International Airport is an international airport located in Queens County, New York in south-eastern New York City about 12 miles (19 km) from Lower Manhattan. It is the busiest international air passenger gateway to the United States and is also the leading freight gateway to the country by value of shipments. JFK airport is the base of operations for JetBlue Airways and is a major international getaway hub for American Airlines and Delta Air Lines. Over ninety airlines operate out of JFK. The airport is named after John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States.
WORLD'S BIGGEST SHOPPING MALL
SOUTHERN CHINA MALL, DONGGUAN, CHINA.
Southern China Mall, Dongguan, China, is the largest mall in the world based on gross leasable area, and ranked second in total area to the Dubai Mall. Notably, it has been 99% vacant since its 2005 opening. The mall contains sufficient space for as 2350 stores in approximately 7.1 million square feet (659,612 square metres) of leasable space and 9.6 million square feet (892,000 square metres) of total area.
WORLD'S BIGGEST & COSTLIEST STADIUM
NEW WEMBLEY STADIUM, ENGLAND.
Wembley Stadium is a stadium, located in Wembley Park in London, England. Primarily an association football venue, Wembley is owned by The Football Association (The FA) via its subsidiary Wembley National Stadium Limited, and hosts the home international matches of the England national football team and the main English domestic cup finals. The Stadium is also used for music concerts and other sporting events. Wembley's 90,000 capacity makes it the largest (and tallest) in the world with every seat under cover. It is one of the most expensive stadium ever built, costing close to £798 million.
WORLD'S EXPENSIVE HOTEL
BURJ AL ARAB HOTEL, DUBAI.
The Burj Al is a luxury hotel located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. At 321 m (1,050 ft), it is the third tallest building in the world used exclusively as a hotel. The Burj Al Arab stands on an artificial island 280 m (920 ft) out from Jumeirah beach, and is connected to the mainland by a private curving bridge. It is one of the most expensive hotels in the world. The cost of staying in a suite begins at US$2,000 per night; the Royal Suite is the most expensive, starting at US$28,000 per night. Despite its size, the Burj Al Arab holds only 28 double-storey floors which accommodate 202 bedroom suites.
WORLD'S BIGGEST HOTEL
MGM GRAND HOTEL LAS VEGAS, USA
The MGM Grand Las Vegas is a hotel casino located on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada. Owned and operated by MGM Mirage, the 30-floor main building is 293 ft (89 m) high. The main hotel building, with 6276 rooms and the property includes five outdoor pools, rivers, and waterfalls that cover 6.6 acres, a 380,000 sq ft (35,000 m2) convention centre, the MGM Grand Garden Arena, CBS Television City, and the Grand Spa. It also houses numerous shops and night clubs, 16 restaurants, and the largest casino in Clark County, which occupies 171,500 sq ft (15,930 m2).
WORLD'S LARGEST MOSQUE
FEISAL MOSQUE, PAKISTAN.
The Faisal Mosque in Islamabad is the largest mosque in the world Faisal Mosque is conceived as the National Mosque of Pakistan. It has a covered area of 5,000 m2 (54,000 sq ft) and has a capacity to accommodate approximately 300,000 worshippers (100,000 in its main prayer hall, courtyard and porticoes and another 200,000 in its adjoining grounds).
WORLD'S BIGGEST CHURCH BUILDING
WINNERS' CHAPEL CANAAN LAND, OTTA, NIGERIA.
Winners' Chapel is a mega church founded by Bishop David Oyedepo on May 2, 1981 in Kaduna, Kaduna State, Nigeria. It is built inside a 5,000-acre (20 km2) church complex called Canaan land, in Ota, a suburb of Lagos. Faith Tabernacle is the largest church building in the world, with a sitting capacity of 50,000 people and an outside overflow capacity of over 250,000, with three services every Sunday.
WORLD'S LARGEST PALACE
PALACE OF THE PARLIAMENT, BUCHAREST, ROMANIA.
The Palace of the Parliament in Bucharest, Romania is a multi-purpose building containing both chambers of the Romanian Parliament. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the Palace is the world's largest civilian administrative building, most expensive administrative building, and heaviest building. The Palace measures 270 m by 240 m, 86 m high, and 92 m underground. It has 1,100 rooms, 2 underground parking garages and is 12 stories tall, with four additional underground levels currently available for the general public and in use, and another four in different stages of completion.
WORLD'S LONGEST BRIDGE
DONGHAI BRIDGE, CHINA.
Donghai Bridge was the longest cross-sea bridge in the world until Hangzhou Bay Bridge opened on 1 May 2008. It was completed on December 10, 2005. It has a total length of 32.5 kilometres (20.2 miles) and connects mainland Shanghai and the offshore Yangshan deep-water port in China. Most of the bridge is a low-level viaduct. There are also cable-stayed sections to allow for the passage of large ships, largest with span of 420 m.
WORLD'S WIDEST BRIDGE
SYDNEY HARBOUR BRIDGE, AUSTRALIA.
The Sydney Harbour Bridge is a steel through arch bridge across Sydney Harbour that carries rail, vehicular and pedestrian traffic between the Sydney central business district (CBD) and the North Shore. According to Guinness World Records, it is the world's widest long-span bridge and it is the tallest steel arch bridge, measuring 134 metres (440 ft) from top to water level. It also comes with 16 lanes of car traffic, 8 lanes in the upper floor, 8 in the lower floor.
WORLD'S HIGHEST STATUE
CHRIST THE REDEEMER, RIO D.J, BRAZIL
Christ the Redeemer is a statue of Jesus Christ in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil considered the largest art deco statue in the world. The statue stands 39.6 metres (130 ft) tall, including its 9.5 metre (31 ft) pedestal, and 30 metres (98 ft) wide. It weighs 635 tons (700 short tons), and is located at the peak of the 700 metres (2,300 ft) Corcovado mountain in the Tijuca Forest National Park overlooking the city. It is one of the tallest of its kind in the world. A symbol of Catholicism, the statue has become an icon of Rio and Brazil. It is made of reinforced concrete and soapstone.