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Melbourne, Australia

The Bunyip of Berkeley's Creek

A friendly monster lurks outside the State Library Victoria.
Black Range, Australia

Bunjil's Shelter

This ancient rock shelter features cave art and is one of the most culturally important sites in the country.
Golden Point, Australia

Sovereign Hill

This outdoor museum harkens back to the height of the gold rush.
Buchan, Australia

Buchan Caves Reserve

These 400 million-year-old caves feature honeycomb limestone formations.
Melbourne, Australia

The Gothic Bank

This Melbourne bank has unique Gothic-style architectural features and is one of the most majestic operating bank branches in the world.
Melbourne, Australia

'The Public Purse'

This giant, granite purse is one of Melbourne's most unique and distinctive pieces of public art.
Melbourne, Australia

Gog and Magog

These mythological giants take time out of their busy day guarding a Victorian market to let you know what time it is.
Melbourne, Australia

'Mr. Lizard and Gumnut Baby' Statue

Children's author May Gibbs' beloved stories about the tiny, human-like "Gumnut Babies" are immortalized in bronze.
Melbourne, Australia

AC/DC Lane

A colorful street named for the legendary Australian rock band.
Southbank, Australia

Wirth's Circus Mosaic

Designed to celebrate more than a century of circus performances in Australia.
Southbank, Australia

'Vault'

This abstract sculpture was initially so disliked that it got moved to the outskirts of town a few months after installation.
Melbourne, Australia

La Trobe's Cottage

The former home of Victoria's first Lieutenant-Governor.
Melbourne, Australia

Ferenc Puskás Memorial

A bronze statue paying tribute to the Hungarian player and coach, one of soccer's first international superstars.
Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne Rectangular Stadium

Equipped with thousands of LED lights, this geodesic dome-shaped stadium is an engineering delight.
East Melbourne, Australia

Model Tudor Village

A historic model village was gifted from residents of London to Melbourne as thanks for their help during World War II.
East Melbourne, Australia

The Dolphin Fountain

Somewhat controversial when first unveiled, this gathering of sea creatures has become a hidden gem.
Abbotsford, Australia

Skipping Girl Sign

Saved by the community from destruction, this sign has become a national treasure.
Fairfield, Australia

Deep Rock Swimming Hole

The gathering point of an old Melbourne swimming club was site of a historic, world-record dive in 1918.
Melbourne, Australia

Adnate Collingwood Mural

This 20-story artwork on a public housing block is the tallest mural in the Southern Hemisphere and tells the story of a community.
Collingwood, Australia

Keith Haring Mural

A large Melbourne wall is home to an iconic work of art from one of the world's most renowned street artists.
Parkville, Australia

Burke and Wills Monument

This unusual stone monument marks the starting point of the epic and tragic event.
Brunswick, Australia

King Leonidas Statue

This statue commemorates a special connection between ancient Greece and the Melbourne suburb of Brunswick.
Eltham, Australia

Montsalvat

Australia's oldest artists' colony.
Brisbane, Australia

'The World Turns'

The sculpture shows a water rat turning the world upside-down, landing an elephant on its head.