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World's Largest Book

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Hidden : 01/04/2011
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Geocache Description:

On 21 March 2010 Guinness World Records officially recognized as the 'Largest Book'. The book is on display in Szinpetri, Hungary in a watermill at the Aggtelek National Park.

You don't need to go in the museum or climb to get the cache. Hidden in 1.5 meters above the ground.

Information about the book:
- Page size: width 360 cm (141.7 inch), height 400 cm (157.5 inch)
- Weight: 1420 kg (3,130 lb 9 oz)
- Size of the book: 4.18 x 3.77 m (13.71 x 12.36 ft)
- Number of pages: 346

It took several years for the creators to make this book. Printing was done on a 5 meter wide large format printing machine. The paper roll originally was 1000 kg (~2200 lbs) and 3.8 meters (12.5 ft) in width.

The sewing of the book took about 5 months to finish. The book hard cover is made of wood and covered by real leather. Decorated with the national park's famous amphibian: the fire salamander.

It takes 4-5 people to turn one page, but please do not touch the pages! Thank you!

Address: 100 Dózsa György street, Szinpetri, Hungary

Opening Hours (only between 15 March and 15 October):
- Monday: closed
- Tuesday to Sunday: 10AM to 5PM

For more info: (visit link)

You can use the large parking area in front of the Museum.
Cache placed by permission and help of the owner.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Bire gur srapr, va n cbfgny obk.

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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