Guinness World Records confirmed that Souq Al Jubail has been granted an official World record for the World’s biggest lantern designed and built by Global Event Management Group.
Towering over the entrance to the Souq the Lantern stands 13 Metres high and in accordance with GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS guidelines it was made as an exact replica of an actual lantern, (shown in the picture below).
The world’s largest lantern (or astonishing) Lantern has been on display at the Souq Al Jubail in Sharjah to the public since Monday June 27th 2016, and has been awarded the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the Largest lantern on Sunday July 3rd 2016.
Ali Al Suwadi, Director of Souk Al Jubail said – “We are extremely proud to have been awarded the prestigious GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title. It is an iconic new landmark at the waterfront of Sharjah offering low priced produce daily from the farm and sea”.