Tag Archives: Saudi Arabia

Highest mosque (above ground level)

The King Abdullah Mosque on the 77th floor of the Kingdom Centre building in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, is 183 m (600 ft) above ground level and was completed on 5 July 2004. The mosque is open to the public for prayers at the requisite times, and has a caretaker. There is an area designated for washign and ablutions and it is marked as a mosque from the outside. Suggested definition of a Mosque from claimants: The location must be designed as a mosque. The location Continue reading →

Largest basket

The largest basket measured 22 m in Length (72 ft 2.16 in), 14.9 m in width (48 ft 10.5 in) and 12.4 in height (40 ft 8 in), and was made by members of Fatat Al-Ahsa Benevolent Society (Saudi Arabia), in Al-Ahsa, Saudi Arabia, on 12 May 2010. The basket was made from wicker and bamboo. Around 56 women from Fatat Al-Ahsa Benevolent Society built the basket in 40 days. The total weight of the basket is 13.4 tonne. The event was organized to raise Continue reading →

Largest bottle of liquid soap

The Largest Bottle of Shampoo measures 4.70×1.54 m (15 ft 5 in x 5 ft 0.6 in ) and weighs 1045 kg (2303 lb 13 oz) and was produced by Ismail Abu Dawood Trading Co. at Al-Andalus Hyper store of Panda, in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on 19 March 2009. Shampoo bottle size: 4.7(H) x 1.54 (W) x 1.66(B) m. Empty bottle weight: 1045 Kg Volume of the liquid inside the bottle: 4500L Ratio from the original bottle: 22 times the original bottle. Filling process: They Continue reading →

Largest cake sculpture

The largest cake sculpture measured 11.70 (38 ft 4 in) long and 9.20 m (30 ft 2 in) wide and was made by King Abdulaziz International Airport in association with Saadeddin Pastry (both Saudi Arabia) in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on 23 September 2013. The cake had the shape of Saudi Arabia map to celebrate Saudi Arabia national day. The 2.8 tonnes cake took 4 days to be completed by 35 individuals.

Largest carpet of flowers/plants

The largest carpet of flowers/plants is 10,712.75 m² (115,311 ft²) and was created by Landscaping & Irrigation Department, Royal Commission of Yanbu (Saudi Arabia), in Yanbu, Saudi Arabia, on 24 February 2014. The flowers/plant carpet was part of opening the 8th year of Yanbu flower festival. For the carpet, approximately 960,000 plants were used with each plant producing 10-12 flowers.

Largest crystal mosaic

The largest crystal mosaic measured 9.88 m² (106 ft² 50 in²) and was achieved by Hassan Mohammed Masry (Syria) and Aysha Almusa(Saudi Arabia), in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on 14 August 2011. The mosaic measured 4 m (13 ft 1.44 in) in length and 2.47 m (8 ft 1.2 in) in width. Around 400,000 crystals were used to create the mosaic, which depicted an image of His Majesty King Abdullah bin Abdul-Aziz.

Largest football mosaic

The largest football mosaic measures 211.73 m² (2,279 ft²) and was achieved by Saudi Industrial Projects Company (Pepsi Cola – Bugshan) (Saudi Arabia) at the Flamingo Mall, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on 23 June 2014. SIPCO, the Saudi-owned bottler of Pepsi products, made the mosaic to depict a large Pepsi logo made up of 4850 Pepsi branded footballs in red, white and blue.

Largest handprint painting

The largest handprint painting measures 10,235 m² (110,168 ft²) and was achieved by ENTEC (Saudi Arabia) in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on 23 September 2013. 45,000 individuals participated in painting Saudi map over a period of 7 weeks to celebrate Saudi Arabia national day.

Largest hydatid cyst

The Largest hydatid cyst contained 37 litres of fluid and was removed from 80 year old Abdullah Bakhet Al Hagawe by Dr. Abdul Rahman Arishi and Dr. Mohd Shahid Hussain Khan, at the King Fahd Central Hospital in Jizan, Saudi Arabia, on 12 January 2005. The main cysts had multiple daughter cysts attached and was found in his abdomen.