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Red Cliffs, Australia

Big Lizzie

One of the world's largest tractors was built to replace camel caravans.
Portsea, Australia

Cheviot Beach

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

Lake Thetis

One of the few places in the world home to living stromatolites.
Perth, Australia

The Perth Mint

This Western Australian mint was established during the height of the Australian gold rush.
Gumeracha, Australia

The Big Rocking Horse

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

Marble Masterpiece

A miniature cathedral made of 20,948 tiny pieces of marble.
Sydney, Australia

Sirius Building

Though considered an eyesore by some, this boxy Brutalist high-rise plays a significant role in Sydney's past.
Nangetty, Australia

Coalseam Conservation Park

Created as a coal reserve, it is today a natural park with stunning wildflowers, ancient marine fossils, and remnants of a 19th century mine.
Melbourne, Australia

Marionette Fob Watch

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

Hutt Lagoon

A massive concentration of algae is responsible for this lake's pink hue.
West Ballina, Australia

The Big Prawn

There's nothing shrimpy about the world's largest artificial prawn.
Guildford, Australia

The Academy of Taxidermy

One of Australia's largest collections of preserved animals is on display in a historic theater.
Hamelin Bay, Australia

Hamelin Bay Beach

Incredible rock formations jut from the southern end of this spectacular stingray-viewing spot.
Fraser Island, Australia

Lake McKenzie

The only pollutant in the clear blue water is sunscreen.
Derby, Australia

Derby Boab 'Prison Tree'

Critics argue this boab tree has been mislabeled for the sake of dark tourism, undermining its spiritual significance.
Sturt Creek, Australia

Wolfe Creek Crater

A stray meteor left this picturesque hole in the Australian outback.
Purnululu, Australia

Bungle Bungle Range

These Australian rock formations look like Martian beehives that have grown up out of the landscape.
Staufen im Breisgau, Germany

The Cracking Buildings of Staufen

A geothermal energy project gone wrong is fracturing the city's picturesque architecture.
Irkutsk, Russia

The Irkutsk Babr

Thanks to a spelling mistake this bizarre beaver-tiger hybrid became the symbol of a Siberian town.
North Fremantle, Australia

Dingo Flour Sign

Visible from both land and sea.
Lichtenstein, Germany

Lichtenstein Castle

A striking 12th-century-style castle built on the edge of a cliff.
Nuremberg, Germany

The Kongresshalle, Nuremberg

This abandoned coliseum was intended to be a grand Nazi rallying ground before it was halted at the end of the war.
Salzburg, Austria

The World of Puppets Museum

A small marionette collection located within the dark cellars of an 11th-century Austrian castle.