Kris McCracken's User Profile - Atlas Obscura
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Ballarat, Australia

Centenary of Gold Discovery Monument

To commemorate a century of gold mining, this Australian city built a monument that features a replica of a 150-pound gold nugget found there in 1858.
Nuremberg, Germany

Ochsenportal

An ornate sculpture of an ox in repose marks the former entrance to Nuremberg's medieval meat market, which was destroyed during World War II.
Golden Point, Australia

Sovereign Hill

This outdoor museum harkens back to the height of the gold rush.
Melbourne, Australia

Speakers' Corner

From the late 19th century until the 1960s, these stone-lined "stumps" were a popular place for people to air their views on local and international issues.
Melbourne, Australia

Webb Bridge

This modern pedestrian bridge on the Yarra River was modeled after an Aboriginal fish trap.
London, England

Christchurch Greyfriars Church Garden

The ruins of a church destroyed by both the Great Fire of London and the Blitz, now turned into a peaceful garden.
Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne Rectangular Stadium

Equipped with thousands of LED lights, this geodesic dome-shaped stadium is an engineering delight.
Munich, Germany

Lady Bavaria

This massive statue is the personification of Bavaria and the first colossal statue of the modern period composed of bronze.
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

Partnach Memorial

A memorial dedicated to those who lost their lives working in what is now a massive tourist attraction.
Melbourne, Australia

'The Public Purse'

This giant, granite purse is one of Melbourne's most unique and distinctive pieces of public art.
Munich, Germany

'Sweet Brown Snail'

A giant snail sculpture looking longingly at the German traffic museum.
Nuremberg, Germany

'Der Hase'

This strange sculpture depicts a giant nightmare hare crushing a man to death beneath its colossal bulk.
Brunswick, Australia

Sunshine Lane

A hidden lane full of top-quality street art.
London, England

Michelin House

An ornate and disused early 20th-century building has been given new life as a fully operational structure, complete with offices, oyster bar, and a furniture retailer.
Singapore

Jurong Hill

This tranquil park with a spiral viewing tower is an off-the-beaten-path area where renowned people have planted a small grove of trees.
Richmond, Australia

Richmond Bridge

It's beautiful, it's haunted and its claim to fame is that it's the oldest existing stone arch bridge in Australia.
Glenrowan, Australia

Ned Kelly Animatronic Museum

A totally unique, animatronic depiction of the Australian gunslinger's last stand.
Launceston, Australia

City Park Macaques

A small troop of Japanese macaques live peacefully in the heart of this Tasmanian city.
Taranna, Australia

Tasmanian Devil Unzoo

The world's first cageless zoo is working to save endangered Tasmanian devils.
South Hobart, Australia

The Cascades Female Factory

The forgotten and tragic story of the thousands of female convicts forcibly transported to Tasmania is told inside the ruins of this notorious 19th-century workhouse.
Beauty Point, Australia

Seahorse World

An active seahorse farm is currently saving Tasmania's handfish from extinction.
Sandy Bay, Australia

Errol Flynn Reserve

This small seaside reserve supposedly inspired a young Errol Flynn to take the nautical adventures that would define him on and off the silver screen.
Hobart, Australia

Mawson's Huts Replica Museum

The world's only full-size replica of the research hut used by Douglas Mawson for his 1911-14 Australasian Antarctic Expedition.
Seoul, South Korea

Unhyeongung

The site of the last royal wedding in Korea.