A sand castle built in Miami, measuring 45 feet and 10.25 inches tall, broke the Guinness World Record Monday.

Sculptors used around 1,800 tons of sand and spent almost two weeks building the castle, according to KSL News. The sand castle features historic buildings such as the Statue of Liberty, the Taj Mahal and the Leaning Tower of Pisa, KSL News reports.

Turkish Airlines sent 19 professionals from Sand Sculpture Company to build the “imagination castle,” in honor of the airline offering new service from Istanbul to Miami, ABC News reports.

The same company held the previous record: a sand castle that was more than 41-feet-tall, acccording to ABC News.

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