The German city of Duisburg has made history!
Guinness has officially recognized a 55-foot sand castle as the tallest in the world:
And a man in a raccoon costume was on site to celebrate the announcement:
This castle is a little bigger than the ones you built with your friends at the beach:
It's both massive and incredibly detailed:
People are flocking to see the gigantic castle, which used 3,500 tons of sand:
Twitter loves the huge work of art:
But it also seems to bring out some immature instincts:
Nice work, builders!