The Dubai Mall Announces Guinness World Record For the World’s Largest Festive Ornament

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Published December 23rd, 2018 - 11:43 GMT
Weighing an astounding 1,100 kilograms, the metallic bauble ornament was bespoke made for Dubai Mall’s festive campaign by American design firm Venue Arts.
Weighing an astounding 1,100 kilograms, the metallic bauble ornament was bespoke made for Dubai Mall’s festive campaign by American design firm Venue Arts.

When it comes to record breaking feats, there seems to be no place like Dubai to showcase extraordinary achievements.

The Dubai Mall, the world’s most visited retail and lifestyle destination, is raising the bar yet again by adding another Guinness World Record title to its credits – this time, clinching the record for the World’s Largest Christmas Bauble Ornament.

Weighing an astounding 1,100 kilograms, the metallic bauble ornament was bespoke made for Dubai Mall’s festive campaign by American design firm Venue Arts. Measuring almost 6.597m in height with a diameter stretching 4.689m wide to form a perfect sphere, it took two days to assemble and hoist this grandiose piece.

Visitors can now marvel at this Guinness World Record bauble ornament in Star Atrium, where it is arranged in a composition of a total of five giant ornaments creating an impressive display of shimmering festivity for the world to see.

What: The world’s largest festive ornament

Where: Star Atrium, The Dubai Mall

Price: Free for all to enjoy

Background Information

The Dubai Mall

The Dubai Mall - A place like no other. A new day, a new dawn.

From the wind swept sands, a new legend rises. A mall of epic proportions that is named The Dubai Mall.

Located in the heart of the prestigious Downtown Dubai is The Dubai Mall, the world’s largest and most-visited retail and entertainment destination, which welcomes more than 80 million visitors annually. With a total internal floor area of 5.9 million sq ft, The Dubai Mall has 3.77 million sq ft of gross leasable space, over 1,300 retail outlets including two anchor department stores – Galeries Lafayette and Bloomingdale’s – and over 200 food and beverage outlets.

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