There are many creatures in the world that holds their identity in one or other unique way. World is full of amazing and beautiful living and non-living things that are known for their art, craft, design, cost, etc. In this post, we will discuss about the 10 tallest things in the world that not only holds the record of being tall but also surprises us with the masterminds behind their making. Listed below are the 10 tallest things in the world with their details and information.
Burj Khalifa besides being a tallest building in the world also holds many other records. The construction of this Dubai based skyscraper began in year 2004 and completed in 2010. This tallest building in the world is situated on level 124 of the World’s Tallest Tower, Burj Khalifa.
The Redwood Trees:
The Redwood Trees are the tallest living beings in the earth. With the height of 360 feet (100+ meters) The world’s tallest trees are California redwoods, technically known as Sequoia sempervirens. Located in the South Grove, the largest redwood in Calaveras Big Trees State Park is the Louis Agassiz tree.
Tallest Road Bridge
Located in France the Millau Viaduct with the height of 343 m is the tallest cable-stayed bridge in the world. The structural engineer Michel Virlogeux and British architect Norman Foster designed this bridge.
The Blue Whale:
The Blue Whale with 30 metres in length and 170 tonnes or more in weight is the largest known animal in the earth. This largest animal in the earth can eat 4 to 8 tons (3.6 to 7.3 metric tons) of krill per day.
Born in June 25, 1964, Zeng Jinlian is a tallest woman in the world with the height of 8 feet, 1.75 inches. She is also the only female counted among the 16 individuals in medical history who reached a verified eight feet or more.
The Spring Temple Buddha:
Located in the Zhaocun Township of Lushan County, Henan, China, The Spring Temple Buddha is the largest statue in the world with height of 153 meters (502 ft). The statue was completed in 2002.
Angel Falls with the height of 979 m is the highest waterfall located in Auyantepui, Canaima National Park, Bolívar State, Venezuela. The highest point of the Angel falls reaches 979 meters, with water falling from a height of 807 meters.
Tallest Railway Bridge
The Danyang-Kunshan Grand Bridge:
Located on the rail line between Shanghai and Nanjing in East China’s Jiangsu province, The Danyang-Kunshan Grand Bridge is the longest bridge in the world. This bridge was completed in 2010 and opened in 2011. Danyang-Kunshan Grand Bridge is a 164.8-kilometre long viaduct on the Beijing–Shanghai High-Speed Railway.