As Jimi Hendrix sang, “and so castles made of sand fall in the sea eventually”. Sandcastles might be just temporary constructions, but they can also be very meticulous, well-crafted and showing a very imaginative and creative mind, so it is important not to underestimate them.
You might need a few good instruments to make a perfect sandcastle, but if you’ve got all the essentials, as well as a good sketch pad, you’ll be able to build the perfect miniature palace, with mind-blowing sculptures and impressive designs. So go ahead and try, you might even make our list next time. In the meantime, here are our top 15 sandcastles!
Created by Spanish Seri Ramirez, this sandcastle is inspired by music – Beethoven, Marlene Dietrich, and Elvis are all part of it, and it is a real creation, with an identity, a purpose, and a wonderful design behind it. So feast your eyes on a music world built in sand…
Made near Luebeck, Germany, in 2007, it took 9,000 tons of specialized sand, and 75 international artists to build it, which is definitely an impressive number. It paid off though, and it definitely depicts a great trip through the history of mankind and shows great designs.