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Robe, Australia

Robe Chinese Monument

A simple tribute to the migrant workers who landed here before walking hundreds of miles to Victoria's gold mines.
Gumeracha, Australia

The Big Rocking Horse

You can climb to the top of the world's largest rocking horse.
Paddys River, Australia

Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex

It's home to the antenna that received the first images of Neil Armstrong walking on the moon.
St Kilda, Australia

St. Kilda Pier Penguin Colony

You'll find the little birds tucked within the rocks of this Australian beach.
Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne Storm Tunnels

The labyrinthine storm tunnels beneath the city of Melbourne are ruled by a band of urban explorers.
Melbourne, Australia

The Haunted Bookshop

Occult books, Tarot, Oddities.
Melbourne, Australia

The Nicholas Building

A beautiful 1920s tower filled with local hidden gems.
Melbourne, Australia

Mailbox Art Space

Tiny artwork tucked within glass letterboxes form this hidden gem of an art gallery.
Lübeck, Germany

Danse Macabre Stained Glass

Dancing skeletal figures pay homage to a medieval mural destroyed during World War II.
West Bathurst, Australia

Big Gold Panner

Hopefully inspecting his tin pan for little nuggets of gold.
Berlin, Germany

Stolpersteine Holocaust Memorials

Tiny memorials honor individual victims of the Holocaust.
Prague, Czechia

Prague Meridian

The slender brass strip in Prague's Old Town Square was used to tell time from 1652 to 1918.
Dili, East Timor

Cristo Rei

This giant Christ statue was a failed attempt by Indonesia to dissuade East Timor from demanding independence.
Canberra, Australia

Phar Lap's Heart

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

The Burra Homestead

A small Australian farmhouse became an international icon after appearing on a Midnight Oil album cover.
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.
Adelaide, Australia

'A Day Out'

These bronze sculptures sow whimsy by hamming it up on a pedestrian mall.
Holbrook, Australia

HMAS Otway

The decommissioned submarine is now the symbol of a small, inland Australian town.
Melbourne, Australia

Larry La Trobe Statue

Melbourne's favorite bronze dog.
Geelong, Australia

Geelong Bollards

More than 100 colorful residents stand post in this seaside Australian city.
Heidelberg, Germany

Heidelberger Bergbahnen

This historic funicular system combines the old with the new while offering delightful views over the surrounding valley.
East Melbourne, Australia

Captain Cook's Cottage

The 18th-century home was disassembled into 253 cases and brought all the way from the other side of the world.
Melbourne, Australia

Marionette Fob Watch

Every hour a secret compartment drops from this giant pocket watch, revealing a lovely surprise.
Melbourne, Australia

Raising the Rattler Pole

Not the result of an accident, hurricane, or aliens, this is an eye-popping tribute to the Melbourne tram.