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Friday, July 04, 2008

What is the Largest Bonfire in the World?


The world's largest bonfire measured 37.5 m (123 ft) high, with a base of 8 m² (86 ft²) and an overall volume of 800 m³ (28,251 ft³). The event was organised by Kure Commemorative Centennial Events Committee, and lit on February 9, 2003 at Gohara-cho, Hiroshima, Japan, as part of a traditional ceremony to encourage good health and a generous harvest.

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