Qingdao City, China (CNN) -- Nine hundred tents extending in a shape of dragon on a beach of Qingdao city in east China's Shandong Province was ascribed into the Guinness world record on Saturday as the world's largest and longest tent mosaic dragon.
The tent dragon was set up for the ongoing Qingdao International Golden Beach Camping Festival scheduled from July 21 to Oct. 30.
"The tent dragon designed and set up for the Qingdao International Golden Beach Camping Festival is made up of 900 tents and occupies an area of 3,421.19 square meters. It has set a new Guinness world record," declared Cheng Dong, Guinness world record authentication officer, at Saturday's certification ceremony.
The 900 tents are for rent during the festival since July.
"We intends to enrich local tourist products in this form and provide novel and individualized services to tourists," said Guo Kuiduan, deputy director of local tourist bureau.
The camping festival has attracted numerous holidaymakers since July. There were still many people on Saturday even though it was around mid-October. A Ms. Wu came to the festival on Saturday for a second time, having had a wonderful stay here in July.
"It's very hot in summer so I came to the beach and came across the camping festival. It was a wonderful stay here. We enjoyed a bonfire party at night and basked in the sun and played ball games during daytime," recalled Ms. Wu of her first stay. "The tent for the day is very convenient for seniors and kids. They can have a rest in there any time," she added.