tonyallan's User Profile - Atlas Obscura
Leaderboard Highlights
tonyallan's activity rankings
1st
Places visited in Coffs Harbour, Australia
1st
Places added to Kerry, Ireland
1st
Places visited in Hereford, England
2nd
Places visited in East Melbourne, Australia
5th
Places visited in Bundoora, Australia
Loading map...
Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne Observatory

The city’s oldest gateway to the galaxy lies at the entrance to the Royal Botanical Gardens.
Brisbane, Australia

'The Dancers'

The unique work of art celebrates the 30th anniversary of the 1988 World Expo.
Brisbane, Australia

'Emblem'

A colorful sculpture of an Australian symbol patrols an otherwise ordinary traffic island.
Brisbane, Australia

Commissariat Store

Its most grisly object is a jar full of severed fingers allegedly cut off by prisoners to avoid work.
Brisbane, Australia

The Pitch Drop Experiment

Begun over 80 years ago, this science experiment keeps on going, ever so slowly.
Brisbane, Australia

Hector Vasyli Memorial

A nearly lost tribute to an 11-year-old boy killed during a World War I homecoming parade.
Brisbane, Australia

Streets Beach

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

'The World Turns'

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

Ballandean Pyramid

A huge stone pyramid built for fun.
Moonbi, Australia

Big Chook

Fiberglas monument to Moonbi's poultry industry.
Hillvue, Australia

Big Golden Guitar

Monument that stands 40 feet and weighs 1,000 pounds.
Narrandera, Australia

Big Playable Guitar

Record-holding guitar meant to promote country.
Parkes, Australia

Parkes Radio Telescope

This giant dish located in a sheep paddock was the primary receiver of Apollo 11 TV transmissions.
Geelong, Australia

Geelong Bollards

More than 100 colorful residents stand post in this seaside Australian city.
Portsea, Australia

Cheviot Beach

This Australian beach became famous when Prime Minister Harold Holt disappeared from its shores.
Box Hill, Australia

Surrey Dive

This former brickworks pit is full of legends about its murky depths.
Fairfield, Australia

Fruit Bats of Yarra Bend Park

Is there such thing as too many fruit bats? Not anymore.
Fairfield, Australia

Yarra Bend Asylum Pillar

This lone pillar is all that remains of a 19th-century asylum.
Abbotsford, Australia

Abbotsford Convent

This 19th-century convent is now a flourishing 21st-century hub for art.
South Wharf, Australia

Polly Woodside

This historic tall ship traveled 1.5 million miles around the globe, and once did duty as the mythical pirate ship in Peter Pan.
East Melbourne, Australia

Fire Services Museum of Victoria

A firefighting museum housed in a historic station whose Lookout Tower watches over Melbourne.
Melbourne, Australia

South Lawn Car Park

A unique underground car park that has become a popular filming location.
Canberra, Australia

Phar Lap's Heart

The gigantic preserved heart of a champion racehorse.
Langwarrin, Australia

McClelland Gallery & Sculpture Park

For better or worse, this whimsical sculpture garden was a favorite place of Rupert Murdoch's.