The den has about 5.5 meters high and 16 meters wide.At the Vatican on St. Peter’s square opened Christmas Nativity scene, but this year he’s not quite traditional – it was first built of sand, according to the Chronicle.info with reference to UKRINFORM
As noted, the creation of this unusual Christmas object went 720 tons of sand. Over the last 2 weeks worked for three sculptor from the Netherlands, Russia and the Czech Republic – under the guidance of the master of sand, rich Varano.
The den has about 5.5 meters high and 16 meters wide.
At the end of the Christmas holidays the sand from which was built the Nativity scene, will be used to create other sand sculptures.