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Kanadukathan, India

The Mansions of Kanadukathan

A collection of crumbling mansions stand as a reminder of a more prosperous time in this Indian village.
Chennai, India

Fort St. George

The first English fort built in India.
Chennai, India

San Thome Basilica

This Gothic-style church is reputedly built atop the remains of one of Jesus's apostles.
Chennai, India

Kapaleeshwarar Temple

The painted and decorated towers of this Hindu shrine were once the tallest structures in one of the oldest cities in India.
Madurai, India

Meenakshi Amman Temple

This ancient Hindu temple is covered in thousands of colorful statues and has a long mythological history.
Fortitude Valley, Australia

'Brunswick Street'

The artist behind this historical depiction of transportation remains a mystery.
Prahran, Australia

Dr James Ramsay Fountain

This Australian drinking fountain pays tribute to the generosity and talent of a 19th-century Scottish doctor.
Brunswick, Australia

King Leonidas Statue

This statue commemorates a special connection between ancient Greece and the Melbourne suburb of Brunswick.
Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne Rectangular Stadium

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

'The Public Purse'

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

La Trobe's Cottage

The former home of Victoria's first Lieutenant-Governor.
East Melbourne, Australia

Model Tudor Village

A historic model village was gifted from residents of London to Melbourne as thanks for their help during World War II.
Collingwood, Australia

Keith Haring Mural

A large Melbourne wall is home to an iconic work of art from one of the world's most renowned street artists.
East Melbourne, Australia

The Dolphin Fountain

Somewhat controversial when first unveiled, this gathering of sea creatures has become a hidden gem.
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.
Southbank, Australia

'Vault'

This abstract sculpture was initially so disliked that it got moved to the outskirts of town a few months after installation.
Brunswick, Australia

Sunshine Lane

A hidden lane full of top-quality street art.
Walhalla, Australia

Long Tunnel Extended Gold Mine

A rare chance to enter an original gold mine from the 1800s.
Fairfield, Australia

Yarra Bend Asylum Pillar

This lone pillar is all that remains of a 19th-century asylum.
North Geelong, Australia

The Sphinx Hotel

A taste of Egypt on the outskirts of Geelong.
Portsea, Australia

Cheviot Beach

This Australian beach became famous when Prime Minister Harold Holt disappeared from its shores.
Adelaide, Australia

'A Day Out'

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

Larry La Trobe Statue

Melbourne's favorite bronze dog.
Sydney, Australia

Water Dragons of the Chinese Garden of Friendship

Native Australian lizards inhabit this garden celebrating Sydney and its sister city in China.