[WORLDKINGS] On this day - August 2, 2023 – The 153rd anniversary of the opening of the world's first underground railway in London, England (1870)
(Worldkings.org) The Tower Subway was the world's first tube railway, opened on August 2, 1870.
[WORLDKINGS] Top 500 Constant World Records (P.454) Marcus National Blood Services Center (Israel): The world's first underground blood bank
(worldkings.org) On May 2, 2022, Israel inaugurated its new state-of-the-art blood banking center in Ramla, which will process and safely store nearly all of Israel’s blood donations for both civilians and members of the Israel Defense Forces. On May 25, 2023, World Records Union (WorldKings) officially declared Marcus National Blood Services Center as "The world's first underground blood bank."
WORLDKINGS - Worldkings News - Asia Records Institute (ASRI) Derinkuyu: Deepest excavated underground city in the world
(WorldKings.org) The Derinkuyu underground city is an ancient multi-level underground city of the Median Empire in the Derinkuyu district in Nevşehir Province, Turkey, extending to a depth of approximately 85 meters.
Top spectacular natural landmarks of the world (P.147) Moravian Karst: Underground kingdom in the central Europe
(WorldKings.org) Since 1956, due to its extraordinary karst phenomena and precious fauna and flora, the Moravian Karst has been a protected area.
Top 100 spectacular natural landmarks of the world (P.96) Naica: The underground crystals kingdom of Mexico
(WorldKings.org) The Naica Cave of Crystals is home to some enormous crystals that weigh up to about 40-50 tones and have grown to about 12 meters in length and 1 meter in width.
WORLDKINGS - Worldkings News - Europe Records Institute (EURI) Budapest Metro: World's oldest electrified underground railway system
(WorldKings.org) Budapest Metro began operation on 2 May 1896.
WORLDKINGS - Worldkings News - Europe Records Institute (EURI) Baker Street: The oldest underground station in the world
(WorldKings.org) Baker Street is the oldest station on London Underground and the oldest underground station in the world.
Top 100 spectacular natural landmarks of the world (P.12) Puerto Princesa: Enormous underground river of the Philippines
(WorldKings.org) Puerto Princesa was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1999 and voted as a New7Wonders of Nature in 2012. It also became a Ramsar Wetland Site in 2012.
[WORLDKINGS] Top 500 Constant World Records (P.354) Metropolitan Railway (UK): World's first passenger-carrying designated underground railway
(worldkings.org) The Metropolitan Railway was a passenger and goods railway that served London from 1863 to 1933. On October 04, 2022, World Records Union (WorldKings) officially declared Metropolitan Railway as the “World's first passenger-carrying designated underground railway.”
WORLDKINGS - Worldkings News - Asia Records Institute (ASRI) Jinping Underground Laboratory: World’s deepest underground laboratory
(WorldKings.org) 2,400 meters from the peak of Jinping Mountain lies the China Jinping Underground Laboratory, the deepest underground laboratory in the world with horizontal access.