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Paris, Texas

Jesus in Cowboy Boots

In Paris, Texas, even Jesus wears cowboy boots.
Paris, Texas

Texas Eiffel Tower

In Paris, Texas they have their own Eiffel Tower, it just has a cowboy hat on it.
Leasburg, Missouri

Canoehenge

Nestled in Onondaga State Park, over 100 canoes carefully stacked in a replica of the famous standing stones.
Tokyo, Japan

Odaiba Statue of Liberty

This little replica of Lady Liberty provides a bit of NYC in a Japanese city.
Wellington, New Zealand

Listening and Viewing Device

This kinetic sculpture focuses the sounds of the city when you stand inside.
Wellington, New Zealand

Wellington Cable Car

New Zealand's only running funicular railway.
Wellington, New Zealand

Paddy the Wanderer Fountain

A memorial to Wellington's well-loved, well-traveled wharf dog.
Wellington, New Zealand

Bucket Fountain

Referred to as "the crappiest fountain ever," this sculpture has been splashing unknowing passersby since 1969.
Wellington, New Zealand

Wellington Airport Runway

High winds can make this one scary landing.
Christchurch, New Zealand

Dance-O-Mat

A coin-operated washing machine turned jukebox, complete with an outdoor dance floor.
Ward, New Zealand

Ward Beach Boulders

This beach provides a glimpse of the ancient seafloor without getting wet.
Basel, Switzerland

Spalentor

The most impressive of Basel's three remaining city gates.
Basel, Switzerland

Hoosesagg Museum (Pants Pocket Museum)

The smallest museum in Basel, Switzerland, is a two-foot-by-two-foot window in the door of a 600-year-old house.
Colmar, France

Statue of Liberty, Colmar

A copy of the Statue of Liberty greets visitors to the birthplace of Auguste Bartholdi.
Taipei City, Taiwan

Tuned Mass Damper of Taipei 101

Enormous pendulum helps keep Taiwan's tallest building from swaying.
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Historic Microsoft Headquarters Plaque

One of the world’s most powerful corporations was established on a random Albuquerque street corner.
Winslow, Arizona

Standin' On the Corner Park

This public square capitalized on a single Eagles reference to bring some life back to an Arizona town.
Sonoma, California

Location of the Microsoft Windows XP Default Wallpaper

The unedited photograph called "Bliss" has graced the screens of over a billion computers.
Santa Rosa, California

Grave of Robert L. Ripley

Believe it or not, this is the final resting place of the man who created the Odditorium.
Santa Rosa, California

Cyclisk - Santa Rosa Monument

340 bicycles, 65 feet high.
Wibaux, Montana

St. Peter's Catholic Church

Visit a church sculpted from hardened lava.
Red Wing, Minnesota

World's Largest Boot

Inside this museum resides a boot fit for a giant.
Rochester, Minnesota

Corn Water Tower

This water tower has been a staple of the Rochester skyline since 1931.
Madison, Wisconsin

Annie Stewart Memorial Fountain

A largely forgotten and touching neoclassical marble fountain overlooking a bear mound effigy.