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Skara Brae is on the west coast of Scotland.
Sandwick, Scotland

Skara Brae

Amazing and mysterious Neolithic settlement on Scotland's Orkney Islands.
59.0486, -3.3431
Ring of Brodgar
Orkney, Scotland

Ring of Brodgar

The true age of this ancient stone circle is unknown, but its stunning vista isn't in question.
59.0020, -3.2287
Maeshowe
Orkney, Scotland

Maeshowe

Thanks to both terrific preservation and historic vandalism this ancient site is known as the "Heart of Neolithic Orkney."
58.9956, -3.1883
The Stones of Stenness
Orkney, Scotland

The Stones of Stenness

Possibly the oldest of Britain's ancient henges is also one of its most stark.
58.9940, -3.2078
The Italian Church
Orkney, Scotland

The Italian Chapel

This tin chapel was built by POW's during World War II and is painted to look like something much more grand.
58.8897, -2.8901
Avebury
Wiltshire, England

Avebury

The largest stone circle in the world has ended up bringing up more questions than it has answered.
51.4280, -1.8538
Silbury Hill
Wiltshire, England

Silbury Hill

Europe's largest prehistoric mound – burial site of a legendary king?
51.4158, -1.8574
Famous marker of a Queensland farm (Flickr/marj k)
Woombye, Australia

The Big Pineapple

A giant Australian fruit and tropical farm.
-26.6698, 152.9908
The Big Banana in Coffs Harbour. (Wikimedia Commons)
Coffs Harbour, Australia

Big Banana

One of the first big sculptures anywhere in Australia.
-30.2747, 153.1339
The Big Oyster in Taree, Australia.
Taree, Australia

Big Oyster

Homage to the local produce now serves as a car dealer.
-31.9013, 152.4653
Waverley Cemetery
Bronte, Australia

Waverley Cemetery

A self-funded cemetery with a long list of inhabitants.
-33.9073, 151.2642
Royal Botanic Gardens
Sydney, Australia

Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney

Come for the flowers, stay for the bats!
-33.8646, 151.2198
Tightly-packed monuments
Rookwood, Australia

Rookwood Cemetery

The largest necropolis in the Southern Hemisphere.
-33.8687, 151.0601
Kiama Blowhole
Kiama, Australia

Kiama Blowhole

This massive water spout has been luring visitors for hundreds of years, some to their death.
-34.6718, 150.8631
Big Merino in Goulburn, Australia. (Wikimedia Commons)
Goulburn, Australia

Big Merino

Three-story concrete ram with a permanent gift shop.
-34.7737, 149.6914
Big Miner's Lamp in Lithgow, Australia. (Wikimedia Commons)
Bowenfels, Australia

Big Miner's Lamp

Giant lamp houses the tourism information center.
-33.4780, 150.1357
the Monty Python foot
London, England

The Monty Python Foot

The television series' iconic giant foot was borrowed from this classical painting.
51.5089, -0.1283
Skomer Island
Pembrokeshire, Wales

Skomer Island

A wildlife paradise, this island is one of the world’s most important habitats for burrow nesting seabirds.
51.7375, -5.2967
Olympia Milk Bar interior
Stanmore, Australia

Olympia Milk Bar

This odd 1930s shop remains stranded in time and shrouded in mystery.
-33.8883, 151.1670