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32.8-inch escalator earns world record

Published On: Jan 03 2013 03:02:38 PM CST

The world's smallest escalator is certainly a big hit on YouTube.

With just a 32.8-inch vertical rise, the escalator can be found in Kawasaki, Japan. The Guiness Book of World Records has officially named it the world's shortest escalator.

The video of the escalator was posted on YouTube Wednesday, and it has already garnered more than 500,000 views.

Check out the above video to see it in action.