China takes Guinness record for world’s largest drum-shaped building

Chinese drum.

Chinese drum. Image by Lawrie Cate / CC BY 2.0

A building in Hefei, China has won the Guinness world record as the ‘world’s largest drum-shaped building’. The building, which is shaped like a traditional Chinese drum, stands at two storeys and is 18 metres high. Inside, an exhibition displays information about the local culture and traditional Chinese drumming. Read more:

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