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Largest gingerbread village

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  • Who: Jon Lovitch

  • What: Largest gingerbread village

  • Where: United States

The largest gingerbread village consists of 157 buildings and was constructed by Jon Lovitch (USA) and displayed at the New York Hall of Science in Corona, New York, USA, on 17 November 2013.

In accordance with the guidelines all buildings were at least 15 cm (5.9 in) in height, the village consisted of 135 residential buildings and 22 commercial buildings. The commercial buildings included a school, town hall, subway station, train terminal, hot chocolate brewery, pie bakery, pierogi store and fire station as well as a range of other buildings.


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