Biggest coffin-Eternity restaurant sets
, Ukraine --The Eternity restaurant was build in a 65ft long
coffin, made up of 30 cubic metres (1,060 cubic feet) of pine,
setting the new world record for the Biggest coffin.
This huge casket, which is 20 metres long (66 feet), six metres
(20 feet) wide and six metres (20 feet) high, is decorated
with wreaths and dozens of normal-sized coffins.
"Thirty cubic metres of pine have been used for
the construction,'' said Andri, one of those behind the new
enterprise, ahead of its recent opening.
Morbid diners can browse the funeral paraphernalia
before ordering from a menu that includes "Nine Day" and "Forty
Day" salads - named after local mourning rituals - and an
ominous-sounding dish called "Let's meet in paradise".
"It's our director Stepan Pyrianyk who had the
idea. He loves his work and reckons the project will bring
tourists to Truskavets.''
coffin restaurant, called Eternity, is the work of a funeral
parlour in the town of Truskavets, in the west of the country
near the Polish border.
Single candles on the tables contribute to the funereal
The undertakers hope that their restaurant will
attract tourists to a region best known for its mineral-rich
July 7, 2008