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Bristol , Florida
Garden of Eden Trail
A 1950s eccentric's vision of Eden preserved as a hiking trail.
Buena Vista, Georgia
This folk art compound was built by a fortune teller on the advice of three people from the future.
Added by cathyhfussell
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Xul Solar Museum
Xul Solar was an artist of alternate worlds, inventor of languages, and dreamer of utopias.
Cow Bay, Canada
Cow Bay Moose
This huge 12-foot concrete moose on the coast of Nova Scotia is the grandest of the sculptor's giant creatures.
Added by hcshannonart
Los Angeles, California
Hunter's Moon Trick-Or-Treating in the Arts District
Atlas Obscura & Cartwheel Art Tours invite you to knock on the doors of local artists as we go trick-or-treating through the halls of a historic, Arts District building.
Saugerties, New York
One man's swirling six-acre monument of stone.
Atlas Obscura's Great Nevada Road Trip
Five days. Fifty hidden wonders. A thousand miles.
Sponsored by TravelNevada
Città di San Marino, San Marino
Prisoner Art of Guaita Tower
High in the clouds of San Marino sits an ancient tower with some curious prisoner graffiti.
Added by leiris
Croatian Museum of Naïve Art
An eclectic art form practiced by untrained masters is celebrated at this museum in the heart of Zagreb's old Upper Town.
Added by leiris
Knight's Spider Web Farm
The "original web site," this farm in Northern Vermont encourages orb-weaver spiders to build their daily webs, and then sells the preserved masterpieces
Added by michelle
Parowan Gap Petroglyphs
Hundreds of drawings left by the land's previous inhabitants remain mysterious.
Added by gkirk
A curious art sculpture park in the geographic center of Europe.
A fiberglass jungle, deep in the wilds of the Cleveland suburbs.
Added by coffeeandcleveland
Prattsville, New York
Pratt Rock - New York's Mount Rushmore
Believe It or Not, Ripley once called this chiseled mountainside “New York’s Mount Rushmore”.
Added by luciditea
Collettsville, North Carolina
The House of Mugs
A North Carolina cabin completely covered in coffee mugs, where visitors are welcome to leave one of their own - if they can find an empty nail.
Added by AnnaMosity
Lehigh Millennium Folk Arch
A park full of outsider art, created by college students studying outsider art.
Added by vanessalpalumbo
The Bottle House
Unusual house, in an unusual neighborhood, home to some very unusual peanuts.
Added by Ish
Orr Park's dead trees have been carved into a menagerie of whimsical visages.
Added by ladypalutena
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