12 Things That Are the Oldest Shit in the World

Have you ever wondered how old the world’s oldest tree is – or city, restaurant, or country? We’ve found 12 things that are all the oldest in the world. Some of them will most probably surprise you.

Esbjörn Guwallius |

World’s Oldest Still Growing Tree

9,500 years. That’s how old the oldest tree in the world is. “Old Tjikko” can be found on the mountain Fulufjället in Dalarna, in the north of Sweden. The tree is named after a Siberian husky owned by Professor Leif Kullman, who d… Read full text

World’s Oldest Still Growing Tree

9,500 years. That’s how old the oldest tree in the world is. “Old Tjikko” can be found on the mountain Fulufjället in Dalarna, in the north of Sweden. The tree is named after a Siberian husky owned by Professor Leif Kullman, who discovered the tree in 2004.

World’s Oldest Still Standing Building

The Knap of Howar is the oldest building in the world, and probably the oldest one still standing. The Knap of Howar in Papa Westray, Orkney, Scotland was discovered in the 1930s and consists of two rooms connected by a passage.

World’s Oldest Still Standing Building

The Knap of Howar is the oldest building in the world, and probably the oldest one still standing. The Knap of Howar in Papa Westray, Orkney, Scotland was discovered in the 1930s and consists of two rooms connected by a passage.

World’s Oldest Still Functional Roller Coaster

Constructed in 1902, Leap-The-Dips at Lakemont Park in Pennsylvania, USA, is the world’s oldest still-operating roller coaster. The roller coaster was operated continuously until 1985 before falling into disrepair. It was restored… Read full text

World’s Oldest Still Functional Roller Coaster

Constructed in 1902, Leap-The-Dips at Lakemont Park in Pennsylvania, USA, is the world’s oldest still-operating roller coaster. The roller coaster was operated continuously until 1985 before falling into disrepair. It was restored during the late 1990s and was opened to the public again in 1999.

Oldest Restaurant in the World Still in Service

Stiftskeller St. Peter in Salzburg, Austria, is the oldest restaurant in the world still in service and the 6th oldest company in the world. The restaurant opened in the year 803 AD, making it over 1,200 years old. The restaurant … Read full text

Oldest Restaurant in the World Still in Service

Stiftskeller St. Peter in Salzburg, Austria, is the oldest restaurant in the world still in service and the 6th oldest company in the world. The restaurant opened in the year 803 AD, making it over 1,200 years old. The restaurant claims to have had Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Christopher Columbus among its guests.

Oldest Known Boat in the World

The Pesse canoe is considered to be the oldest known boat in the world. It’s was constructed somewhere between 8040 BC and 7510 BC, making it at least 9,500 years old. It was built out of a single Scots pine log. The canoe is now … Read full text

Oldest Known Boat in the World

The Pesse canoe is considered to be the oldest known boat in the world. It’s was constructed somewhere between 8040 BC and 7510 BC, making it at least 9,500 years old. It was built out of a single Scots pine log. The canoe is now in the Drents Museum in Assen, Netherlands. The video shows a replica of the Pesse canoe as it gets tried out in the wild.

World’s Oldest Still Operational Ferris Wheel

Riesenrad in Vienna, Austria, was built in 1897 and is the oldest working ferris wheel in the world. The wheel has 15 large cars, some of them built for hosting parties and dinners while watching the views over Vienna.

World’s Oldest Still Operational Ferris Wheel

Riesenrad in Vienna, Austria, was built in 1897 and is the oldest working ferris wheel in the world. The wheel has 15 large cars, some of them built for hosting parties and dinners while watching the views over Vienna.

World’s Oldest Still Existing Country

San Marino was founded in the year 301 AD, making it the oldest still existing country in the world, having been an uninterrupted sovereign state for over 1,700 years. It’s a small mountainous European country, completely landlock… Read full text

World’s Oldest Still Existing Country

San Marino was founded in the year 301 AD, making it the oldest still existing country in the world, having been an uninterrupted sovereign state for over 1,700 years. It’s a small mountainous European country, completely landlocked by Italy. San Marino’s constitution, dated October 8, 1600, is also the world’s oldest.

World’s Oldest Still Operational Bank

The oldest bank in the world is the Italian bank Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena, also known as BMPS. It was founded in 1472 and has been in operation ever since. BMPS is currently the fourth largest commercial bank in Italy.

World’s Oldest Still Operational Bank

The oldest bank in the world is the Italian bank Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena, also known as BMPS. It was founded in 1472 and has been in operation ever since. BMPS is currently the fourth largest commercial bank in Italy.

Oldest Still Operational Hotel in the World

Nishiyama Onsen Keiunkan, a spa hotel in Hayakawa, Japan, is the oldest hotel in the world that’s still welcoming guests. Founded in 705 AD, it’s over 1,300 years old. The hotel has 37 rooms and has been managed by the same family… Read full text

Oldest Still Operational Hotel in the World

Nishiyama Onsen Keiunkan, a spa hotel in Hayakawa, Japan, is the oldest hotel in the world that’s still welcoming guests. Founded in 705 AD, it’s over 1,300 years old. The hotel has 37 rooms and has been managed by the same family throughout its history. The hotel is the 2nd oldest company in the world.

World’s Oldest Still Working Car

La Marquise is the world’s oldest still working car. It was built in 1884 in France. The car’s top speed is 60 km/h (38 mph). La Marquise was most recently sold in 2011 for $4.6 million, a record price for an early automobile.

World’s Oldest Still Working Car

La Marquise is the world’s oldest still working car. It was built in 1884 in France. The car’s top speed is 60 km/h (38 mph). La Marquise was most recently sold in 2011 for $4.6 million, a record price for an early automobile.

World’s Oldest Still Inhabited City

Jericho in Palestine is believed to be the oldest still inhabited city in the world. Archeological evidence shows that it has been inhabited for more than 11,000 years, at least since 9000 BC. It has several important historical a… Read full text

World’s Oldest Still Inhabited City

Jericho in Palestine is believed to be the oldest still inhabited city in the world. Archeological evidence shows that it has been inhabited for more than 11,000 years, at least since 9000 BC. It has several important historical and religious sites, such as the Mount of Temptation and Nabi Musa, where Moses is believed to be buried.

Oldest Company in the World Still in Business

The oldest company in the world is Japan’s Kongo Gumi, with headquarters in Osaka. It was founded in 578 AD, and is a construction company specializing in building Buddhist temples. It was a family business for over 1,400 years, b… Read full text

Oldest Company in the World Still in Business

The oldest company in the world is Japan’s Kongo Gumi, with headquarters in Osaka. It was founded in 578 AD, and is a construction company specializing in building Buddhist temples. It was a family business for over 1,400 years, but is now a subsidiary of Takamatsu.

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