The Cathedral of Notre-Dame in Tournai, Belgium, one of 13 Unesco World Heritage Sites that Paul Niel and his wife, Esther Röling, visited on their way to setting a new Guinness World Record. Photo: Paul and Esther NielThe Cathedral of Notre-Dame in Tournai, Belgium, one of 13 Unesco World Heritage Sites that Paul Niel and his wife, Esther Röling, visited on their way to setting a new Guinness World Record. Photo: Paul and Esther Niel
The Cathedral of Notre-Dame in Tournai, Belgium, one of 13 Unesco World Heritage Sites that Paul Niel and his wife, Esther Röling, visited on their way to setting a new Guinness World Record. Photo: Paul and Esther Niel

Pair’s Guinness World Record for most Unesco World Heritage Sites visited in 12 hours – 13, and she left her phone on a bus

  • Hong Kong-based couple had to use public transport and follow record rules, but still smashed the old tally of seven Unesco historic sites visited in 12 hours
  • Paul Niel and Esther Röling also broke the 24-hour record, which stood at 12, despite him being on crutches and having to backtrack to retrieve her phone

Topic |   Guinness World Records
The Cathedral of Notre-Dame in Tournai, Belgium, one of 13 Unesco World Heritage Sites that Paul Niel and his wife, Esther Röling, visited on their way to setting a new Guinness World Record. Photo: Paul and Esther NielThe Cathedral of Notre-Dame in Tournai, Belgium, one of 13 Unesco World Heritage Sites that Paul Niel and his wife, Esther Röling, visited on their way to setting a new Guinness World Record. Photo: Paul and Esther Niel
The Cathedral of Notre-Dame in Tournai, Belgium, one of 13 Unesco World Heritage Sites that Paul Niel and his wife, Esther Röling, visited on their way to setting a new Guinness World Record. Photo: Paul and Esther Niel
READ FULL ARTICLE
Close
We need your support

Advertising helps us continue to provide quality content. Help support us by disabling your adblocker on our site.

How to whitelist us:
  1. 1
    Click on the AdBlock icon at the top right corner of your browser.
    For iOS, go to Settings/Safari/Content Blockers and turn it off.

    For Android, go to your Ad blocker app/Settings and turn it off.
  2. 2
    Click Enabled on this site until the text reads Disabled on this site.
  3. 2
    Click the cross icon on the top right corner to close this window and refresh the page.
  4. 3
    Click the cross icon on the top right corner to close this window and refresh the page.