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Anmatjere, Australia

'Anmatjere Man'

Along the Stuart Highway, two giant sculptures tower over the roadway.
Steppes, Australia

The Steppes Sculptures

These bronze sculptures can be found in an isolated patch of bush in Tasmania’s highlands.
Beechworth, Australia

Chinese Burning Towers

Constructed in 1857, mourners used these towers to burn offerings of paper prayers and gifts for the afterlife.
Geelong, Australia

Stanbury Jacko

A stuffed, prize-winning ram is all that remains of a world-renowned stud line, and a reminder of its owner's gruesome end.
Melbourne, Australia

South Lawn Car Park

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

Ramahyuck Cemetery

At Ramahyuck, the Gunaikurnai people were forced to trade their freedom and culture for protection. Today, a cemetery is all that remains of the site.
Ararat, Australia

Kennel Road

Plastic pups and their colorful homes greet travelers on this otherwise ordinary Australian street.
Bowenfels, Australia

Big Miner's Lamp

Giant lamp houses the tourism information center.
Brim, Australia

Brim Silo Murals

These giant grain silo portraits capture elements of rural life in Australia.
Port Pirie, Australia

Port Pirie Barnacle Bill

Worship at the altar of seafood at this fish-and-chip shop housed inside the town's oldest stone church.
White Cliffs, Australia

White Cliffs

Australia's first opal field led to a mining rush in the 1890s.
Young, Australia

Lambing Flat Chinese Tribute Garden

Tribute to the Chinese people of Young and Australia.
Yeal, Australia

The Leaning Tower of Gingin

The world's "leaniest" tower encourages you to test the gravity of its situation.
Swan Hill, Australia

Pioneer Settlement

Australia's first open air museum and antique 3D theater.
Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne Observatory

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

Big Poo

At five meters long, that is one big piece of foam poop.
South Kolan, Australia

Mystery Craters

The 25-million-year-old cavities have perplexed people for decades.
Namatjira, Australia

Gosse Bluff

A spectacular impact crater in the rugged heart of Central Australia.
East Melbourne, Australia

Fairies Tree

A whimsical menagerie of creatures carved into a 300-year-old tree trunk.
North Coogee, Australia

The South Fremantle Power Station

The ruins of a once prosperous power station have become a mouldering seaside gem.
Sheffield, Australia

Tasmania's 'Town of Murals'

The once-dying town of Sheffield, Tasmania has reinvented itself as a village of painted wonders.
Sydney, Australia

Waverley Cemetery

A self-funded cemetery with a long list of inhabitants.
Pyengana, Australia

St Columba Falls

A granite waterfall cascading down is one of the highest multi-tiered falls in the state.
Sydney, Australia

Badu Mangroves

A boardwalk winds through this sliver of coastal nature hidden within Sydney.