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World’s ‘coolest’ coffee spot housed inside an igloo

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By Lauren Beavis via SWNS

Take a look inside the latest "cool" café to open - housed inside an IGLOO.

The 40-seater 'Snowglu' has been launched in a ski resort in Kashmir, India.

The building stands at 37.5ft tall, with it claimed it is the largest café of its kind in the world.

Tourists are now flocking to the resort of Gulmarg to look at the attraction, which also measures 44.5ft in diameter.

The café is the brainchild of hotelier Waseem Shah, 42.

He said the idea came to him when he "saw this concept in Switzerland few years back, where they have such hotels, which are equipped with sleeping facilities as well.

"I thought Gulmarg sees a lot of snow and why not start this concept here," he added.

The project took 64 days to complete, with 25 people working day and night.

One worker said: "It's the world's largest igloo café. We have applied for the world record which is under process.

"The last world record is from Switzerland in 2016, we have surpassed that."

The cafe is split into two different sections, with one for seating and one for an art space.

"We have used sheep's skin as seat covers. Visitors can enjoy traditional Kashmiri cuisine here," the worker added.

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