Sand castles that will amaze your imagination
Categories: Design and ArchitectureBy Pictolic https://pictolic.com/en/article/sand-castles-that-will-amaze-your-imagination
If you just don't like lying on the beach, and the children ask you to play with them, then the ideal option to show your abilities is to sculpt a sand castle. A shovel, a bucket, a little water and sand — and you have already built a house! See a selection of the most interesting and unusual castles from beaches around the world, which we have prepared for you, and be inspired!
The highest. On October 29, 2013, Ed Jarrett entered the Guinness Book of Records for the highest sand castle for the fourth time. The sculpture with a height of more than 11 meters was built on the beach in Point Pleasant (West Virginia, USA).
The most fabulous. A castle with fairy tale characters-Humpty Dumpty, Gingerbread Man and others-on the beach in Australia.
The smallest one. With the help of an optical instrument of the XIX century called camera lucida, the artist Vik Muniz engraved intricate locks on individual grains of sand.
For tourists. This castle hotel also offers parking for guests!
The most concise. Quite simple in terms of geometry, this castle is interesting because it is made of ordinary sand and without the use of special devices.
The most exalted. There is definitely a deep meaning in these forms!
With a Spanish flavor. Castle on the beach of Valencia, Spain.
The most impressive. This castle was built at the Sand Sculpture Festival in Belgium, where 40 craftsmen from all over the world used more than 10 tons of sand to create an entire sand city.
Palace of the Queen of Hearts, Belgium.
And other incredible sculptures of the Belgian Festival.
The most elegant. Royal Palace and Park, the Netherlands.
The most mysterious. A castle depicting Atlantis.
Based on the fairy tale "Turnip", Bulgaria.
Sleeping Beauty Castle. Pay attention to Maleficent at its foot.
A castle with illumination.
The princess and her castle.
A castle with a hundred roofs.
Christmas Nativity scene.
A castle with arches.
A castle in the forest.
The most protected. Since 1989, the World Sand Sculpture Championship, also known as Harrisand, has been held in Harrison Hot Springs (Canada, British Columbia). The competition includes single, double and team categories. The dragon-guarded castle was created by virtuosos Walter McDonald and William Lloyd at a competition in British Columbia in 2008.
A praying monk. A sculptural composition created by the same artists for the Sandfest Competition in Port Arkansas, Texas.
Mechanical Mind, Washington, USA.
The most friendly. The castle of Winnie the Pooh and his friends.
A castle on a rock. Were you also impressed by the waterfalls?
A castle on a mountain cliff. This castle with a circular road was built for a competition in Portugal.
Sheikh Zayed Mosque.
The castle is made of brick. New Jersey, USA. It was built by a very patient person!
The biggest. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Another example of the wonderful arches and the Brazilian beach.
On the way to Oz.
The Simpson family, Portugal.
The city castle. A sand castle on a street in New York. By the way, in addition to having fun, you can make good money on the construction of castles: a professional "architect" of such structures, Matt Long, earns up to 70 thousand dollars for his magnificent creations.
But beware of the evil dragons!