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A city in China has built the world’s largest rose-shaped lantern. Created by Guinness World Records. The lantern was erected at Laoyang’s Peony Pavilion during the Spring Festival of the Year of the Dragon, according to Guinness.

The world's largest lantern | A city in China has built the world's largest rose-shaped lantern. Created by Guinness World Records. The lantern was erected at Laoyang's Peony Pavilion during the Spring Festival of the Year of the Dragon, according to Guinness.

The rose-shaped lantern, made in Laoyang city, is about 147 feet 9 inches long, 81 feet 6 inches high and 64 feet 8 inches wide, authorities said. 200 artisans made this rose-shaped lantern. However, nothing was said clearly about how many days it took.

The weight of this lantern is about 99 thousand 208 pounds. 88 thousand 184 pounds of structure had to be added to keep this lantern standing. It weighs more than a fire engine.

This eye-catching rose-shaped lantern is as tall as an eight-story building. 53 thousand sources of light are placed inside it.

Laoyang city was the capital of 13 dynasties of ancient Chinese civilization. And the rose is the symbol of Laoyang city.

The making of these lanterns has the imprint of China’s national heritage. The management of light sources, use of colors and artistic decoration in this three-dimensional lantern show Munshiana.

The lantern has 36 main petals arranged in six layers. Petal size is reduced step by step from outer to inner layers. The color work on each petal is done in such a way that the impression of aesthetics is clear.

Its construction was quite complicated due to the huge shape of the lantern. Each outer petal weighs about 800 kg and is over 32 feet 9 inches long.

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