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Sheffield, Australia

Tasmania's 'Town of Murals'

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

Museum of Old and New Art (MONA)

This controversial museum includes such detested exhibits as a chocolate suicide bomber and fecal-smelling digestion machine.
Leonora, Australia

Gwalia Ghost Town

This once-booming gold mining hub was basically abandoned overnight.
St Kilda, Australia

St. Kilda Pier Penguin Colony

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

Box Hill Brick Works

A local landmark that has become a hub of graffiti and urban exploration.
Marysville, Australia

Bruno’s Art and Sculpture Garden

A forest full of mystical fantasy figures, nearly destroyed by recent fires.
Coober Pedy, Australia

Crocodile Harry's Underground Nest & Dugout

This eccentric cave dwelling is bizarre even by the standards of a subterranean town.
Sydney, Australia

Cockatoo Island

Cockatoo Island is a Heritage-listed island in the middle of Sydney Harbour.
Arthurs Seat, Australia

The Enchanted Maze Garden

Largest maize maze in the Southern hemisphere built with GPS technology on more than two acres.
Collector, Australia

Dreamer's Gate

One man's artistic vision is a small town government's legal battle.
Fraser Island, Australia

SS Maheno

WWI hospital ship lost in a cyclone turns up on the coast of Fraser Island, where she remains rusted and forgotten.
Silverton, Australia

Mad Max 2 Museum

This shrine to film's most iconic wasteland wanderer is located in the very outback where the movies were shot.
Port Arthur, Australia

Port Arthur Penal Colony

Relics of Australia's convict past, and a modern scene of unimaginable horror.
Wellington Mill, Australia

Gnomesville

Thousands of lawn gnomes have infested this Australian roundabout.
Frewville, Australia

The Butterfly Room

Hundreds of tiny dead butterfly eyes gaze down at diners in this Australian eatery.
Newtown, Australia

Gould's Book Arcade

Australia's largest second-hand bookstore.
Sydney, Australia

'Forgotten Songs' Sound Sculpture

A collaboration of art and ornithology mourns the calls of Sydney's lost birds.
Australia

Horizontal Falls

This pair of Australian "waterfalls" appear to be falling straight across the land.
Melbourne, Australia

Flinders Street Station Ballroom

An abandoned jewel of a ballroom on the top floor of Australia’s busiest rail station echoes with the sounds of a bygone era.
Melbourne, Australia

Wunderkammer

The word 'wunderkammer' translates as 'wonder-chamber'. This Wunderkammer is both a museum and a retail store.
Coober Pedy, Australia

Coober Pedy

An opal mining town in the middle of Australia where people live, worship, and shop underground.
Shoreham, Australia

Ashcombe Maze

Australia's largest traditional hedge maze featuring the Great Gnome Hunt.
Bundoora, Australia

Larundel Mental Asylum

Dilapidated ruins that once treated a notorious young serial killer, currently hosting vandals, squatters, and ghost hunters.
Australia

Ball's Pyramid

This barren sea spire is home to the world's rarest insect and is part of the lost continent of Zealandia.