The work, which features at 59-foot-tall Joseph, broke two Guinness World Records.
A Nativity scene erected in the Spanish city of Alicante has broken two Guinness World Records for the largest recorded Nativity scene. The work features a 59-foot-tall Joseph, set alongside figures of the Blessed Mother and the newborn Christ.
United Press International reports that the figures, created by artist Jose Manuel Garcia, were set up in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento. The 59-foot Joseph smashes the previous record, which was just over 16 feet tall. Encompassing an area of 602 square feet, the Alicante Nativity is the world’s tallest static Nativity scene ever recorded, as well as the largest by area.