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Bowenfels, Australia

Big Miner's Lamp

Giant lamp houses the tourism information center.
West Bathurst, Australia

Big Gold Panner

Hopefully inspecting his tin pan for little nuggets of gold.
Sydney, Australia

Cockatoo Island

Cockatoo Island is a Heritage-listed island in the middle of Sydney Harbour.
Muswellbrook, Australia

Big Blue Heeler

Standing in celebration of where the cattle dog was bred.
Brisbane, Australia

Streets Beach

Brisbane's manmade urban beach has enough water to fill five Olympic-sized swimming pools.
Surfers Paradise, Australia

Gold Coast Wax Museum and Chamber of Horrors

The largest wax museum in the southern hemisphere features a grizzly chamber of horrors.
Katoomba, Australia

Three Sisters

This trio of Australian rock spires may have inspired aboriginal legend or just modern tourism.
Hexham, Australia

Big Mosquito

Modeled after the big, ferocious Hexham Grey mosquito.
Coffs Harbour, Australia

Big Bunch of Bananas

Roadside display for a popular fruit and vegetable stand.
Coffs Harbour, Australia

Big Banana

One of the first big sculptures anywhere in Australia.
West Ballina, Australia

The Big Prawn

There's nothing shrimpy about the world's largest artificial prawn.
London, England

The Hardy Tree

This churchyard arbor is surrounded by hundreds of gravestones placed there by author Thomas Hardy.
Berlin, Germany

Puppentheater-Museum Berlin

Puppet theater and museum holding a collection of more than 300.
Berlin, Germany

Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

Thousands of coffin-like pillars make up this controversial Holocaust memorial.
Berlin, Germany

Spreepark

An eerie derelict amusement park sits abandoned in Berlin.
Vienna, Austria

Supersense

A neo-Gothic mansion now houses a wunderkammer of analog tech that hits on all the senses.
Bratislava, Slovakia

Cumil the Sewer Worker

This Slovakian statue of an emerging sewer worker might just be a bronze peeping tom.
Rome, Italy

The Mouth of Truth

The yawning maw of this pagan visage is said to bite off the hands of liars.
Venice, Italy

Squero di San Trovaso

Where Venice's gondolas go for a tune-up.
Rome, Italy

Santa Maria della Concezione Crypts

The crypts of Capuchin friars decorated with the bones of over 4,000 friars, including an entire "crypt of pelvises."
Zurich, Switzerland

Kulturama

Zurich's evolution museum hosts a unique collection of skeletons among its natural history treasures.
Stekene, Belgium

Hotel Casanus

Somewhere there is a giant who can no longer poop, but now travelers can stay inside his anus.
Wierschem, Germany

Eltz Castle - Burg Eltz

This medieval castle overlooking the Elzbach river looks just like it did hundreds of years ago.
Zurich, Switzerland

The Schwamendingen X

Dangerous site where the tracks of Zurich tramcars intersect.