7 Weirdest Monuments Around The World (PHOTOS)

by Atlas Obscura Subscribe to Atlas Obscura's posts Posted Jun 24th 2011 08:00 AM

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Boll weevils, the Fonz and even filing cabinets: If it exists there's probably a monument to it somewhere in the world.

Our friends at the website-of-weird, Atlas Obscura, took a look at some of the strangest public monuments, to some of the weirdest, and most ordinary objects out there.

Check out their picks below. Your favorite not included? Submit your picks in comments!

Text and photos courtesy of Atlas Obscura.

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GrnBer

The Texas one must have been inspired by Spinal Tap's 18 inch Stonehenge.

June 26 2011 at 3:39 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
bshum3

Will someone please tell the Texans that Stonehenge is not on Easter Island .

June 26 2011 at 3:04 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
FOURDOGSLAUGHING

without weird things what would this world be like , normal ?

June 26 2011 at 2:29 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
dstoc10664

A small correction, that giant perogy is in Canada, not Minnesota.

June 26 2011 at 2:03 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
Ghetto

Thats cool. A 60% scale replica of Stonhenge.

Know what would be cooler? A full size replica. Kinda like the one outside of Goldendale, Washington. Nice research Atlas Obscura

June 26 2011 at 1:35 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
petesehria

Actually that's a chinese steamed dumpling and there should be a pair of chopstix through it.

June 26 2011 at 1:14 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
wfrsr

Where would the world be without "THE FONZ"?

June 26 2011 at 12:14 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
varsilvin

The statue with the Stonehenge reproduction has, of course, absolutely nothing to do with the 'henge. But that's ok by me as I have aways liked those Easter Island heads.

June 26 2011 at 11:56 AM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
Marie

Ooooops! The Giant Pierogy is in Alberta, Canada and not in Minnesota!!

June 26 2011 at 11:51 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Willie

A Cowpie " dontchaknow

June 26 2011 at 11:50 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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