The 10 most amazing sand sculptures in the world

Posted on January 24, 2008 by Amy Tolmie

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As a kid you probably enjoyed making sandcastles on the beach but did you ever think sandcastles could be so big, so elaborate or intricate? These sand sculptures are typically made using river sand, which is a finer material when compared with beach sand and therefore more suited to being sculpted. Unlike your puny childhood attempt at sand castle glory, some of these oversized sandcastles withstand weeks of erosion before disappearing. The results are impressive to say the least... and might give a different twist to an assembly or lesson on the parable of the house built on the sand!