There are 414 items filed under unusual monuments.

Nice, France

La Tete Carrée Library

This massive blockhead sculpture hides an entire library
02 Dec 2014
Varginha, Brazil

Nave Espacial de Varginha

Spacecraft shaped water tower is only a part of the mysterious UFO mania in this Brazilian town
20 Nov 2014
Cleveland, Ohio

The Haserot Angel

The angel of death appears to weep black tears at this grave marker
07 Nov 2014
Berne, Switzerland

The Child Eater of Bern

A nearly 500 year old sculpture depicts a man eating a sack of babies, and no one is sure why
30 Oct 2014
Dakar, Senegal

African Renaissance Monument

This tallest statue in Africa was created by a mixture of corruption, Stalinist architecture, and North Korean manpower
28 Oct 2014
Moscow, Russia

Children are the Victims of Adult Vices

Thirteen sculptures in central Moscow graphically depicting vices of the modern world
27 Oct 2014
Alamo, Nevada

The Black Mailbox

Mysterious meeting place for UFO hunters near Area 51
24 Oct 2014
New Harmony, Indiana

The Roofless Church

This open air cathedral invites all faiths to worship under the only roof big enough to fit them all: the sky
29 Aug 2014
Joshua Tree, California

Krblin Jihn Kabin

Story of the restricted, but still evocative, world of a remarkable man in the High Desert of Southern California
11 Aug 2014
Alamo, Nevada

Tikaboo Peak

If you want to take a peek at Area 51, this is legally as close as you're going to get
24 Jun 2014
Nantun District, Taiwan

Rainbow Family Village

Grandpa Rainbow felt the neighborhood needed some color, so he picked up a paintbrush and went to work
14 Feb 2014
New York, New York

The Times Square Hum

A pedestrian island in the middle of world-famous Times Square emits a strange, and purposeful, humming noise
01 Jan 2014
Oakland, California

Bay Bridge Troll

A creepy steel gremlin has protected the Bay Bridge since 1989
26 Dec 2013
Malmö, Sweden

Talking Lamp

20-foot tall lamp mumbles Swedish to celebrate the holidays
24 Dec 2013
Saguenay, Canada

Pyramide des Ha! Ha!

Despite its name this unique art piece was established to commemorate a tragic flood
13 Nov 2013
Chicago, Illinois

Oz Park

An Oz-themed public park that had a wonderful impact on the surrounding neighborhood
13 Nov 2013
Kiev, Ukraine

Peeing Colors in Kiev

When you've got to go, you've got to go
08 Nov 2013
Bandai, India

Bullet Baba Shrine

Liquor and flowers mark a holy site for Indian motorcycle riders
07 Oct 2013
Gdańsk, Poland

Monument to the Defenders of the Polish Post Office

Modern art commemorates one of the first military actions of World War II
03 Oct 2013
Atessa, Italy

The Dragon Rib of Atessa

A preserved dragon's rib that remembers the legend of the founding of the city of Atessa
02 Oct 2013
Poznan, Poland

Poznan June 1956 Monument

An impressive monument to Poland's independence
01 Oct 2013
Sainte-Flavie, Canada

Le Grand Rassemblement - The Grand Gathering

An ever-changing gathering of crude wooden figures haunts the St. Lawrence River
26 Sep 2013
Los Angeles, California

Hollywood Sign

Hollywood's most famous landmark, the "temporary" sign that has stood for just short of 9 decades longer than intended
23 Sep 2013
Kansas City, Missouri

Charlie Parker Memorial

This giant green head remembers one of America's jazz giants
23 Sep 2013
Heraklion, Crete

Knossos

A minotaur, a labyrinth, and a dubious restoration pull in visitors from around the world
19 Sep 2013
Cork, Ireland

Drombeg Stone Circle

One of the most popular megalithic sites in Ireland stands as a humbler version of Stonehenge
16 Sep 2013
Krakow, Poland

The Bones of the Wawel Dragon

Real bones which are said to have belonged to a Polish dragon
16 Sep 2013
Beijing, China

Tian Yi's Tomb

The burial grounds of a Chinese eunuch who served his way into the highest levels of Imperial government
13 Sep 2013
Camden, Tennessee

Patsy Cline Crash Site Memorial

An engraved boulder marks the spot where Patsy Cline's life ended in a plane crash
12 Sep 2013
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