The World’s Largest Lobster resides in Kingston SE, South Australia. Affectionately called “Larry the Lobster”, this Big Thing To See in Australia is a 17 metre tall spiny lobster!
In 1979, Larry was built from steel and fibreglass for Ian Backler and Rob Moyse by artist Paul Kelly, who also built the North Adelaide Big Scotsman! Mr. Kelly actually built Larry in Edwardstown, and then transported him over the area roads.
If you’re in Australia, and you’re obsessed with Big Things To See, perhaps the most hilarious example in the world is this one…
The World’s Largest Boxing Crocodile!
Words cannot express how fearsome and powerful a 8 metre (26 feet) tall crocodile is…
Officially named “Lundi Moose”, the statue is located at a park on Olaf Street Southwest in downtown Riverton (population: 600), this Magnificent Moose was created by artist Grant McLaughlin. The Big Moose is 14 feet long!
The World’s Largest Guitar isn’t going to be played any time soon, but it’s definitely one of the Big Things To See in New South Wales!
Australian music lovers and tourists alike have been amazed by this 12 meter (40 feet) tall Big Guitar since 1988 when the famous Slim Dusty unveiled The Golden Guitar in front of the wonderful Longyard Hotel in Tamworth. It weights over 500 kilograms (1000 pounds) and is made of wood and fiberglass, and reinforced with steel!
What's Big and Orange and the Pride of Ohakune?
The World’s Largest Carrot rests in the town of Ohakune, Manawatu-Wanganui Region, New Zealand.
At 7.5 metres tall, this Big Thing To See in the World is a very large model of the tasty orange vegetable, and has been installed in the same spot since 1984 – it will celebrate its 30th anniversary this year – and amazingly, no Big Rampaging Bugs Bunny Statue has tried to chow down on this Big Carrot!!
How famous is the Biggest Soda in New Zealand?
Paeroa, Waikato is the hometown of a wonderful WORLD FAMOUS soda, and has this Big Thing To See in the World as its famous symbol!
Have you heard about Woinic?
Woinic is simply the coolest Big Thing To See in Northern France!
He is the World’s Largest Boar, and is located just off Autoroute A 34.
This Big Boar is a staggering 8.5 meters (28 feet) tall, 14 meters (46 feet) long and 5 meters (16.5 feet) wide!
This work of metal sculptor Eric Sléziak took an amazing 12 thousand hours to complete!
The artist used 50 metric tonnes (over 55 tons) of material, and sculpted Woinic from 1983 to 1993!
You won't want to "Temple Run"! One of India's most breathtaking temples is in Bangalore.
The Big Thing To See in Bangalore has to be the Bull Temple! Known locally as Dodda Ganeshana Gudi, this temple is located at the Basavanagudi area of the city.
Our Lady of the Rockies watches over the people of Butte, Montana
We've never Seen anything like them in Venice, California!
Binoculars help you to see far-away things, and this Big Thing in the USA is certainly a sight you’ll want to see!
Located in Los Angeles County in California, specifically on Main Street in Venice, are the World’s Largest Binoculars! Unfortunately no jolly green giant or Godzilla movie monster is going to come along and pick these up and use them — these Big Binoculars were built right into the side of Venice’s Chiat-Day Building.
We Don't Want to Clean Stalls in Martinsville if a Horse Could Wear This…
Unless you have the muscles of the Incredible Hulk, you won’t be able to use this Big Horseshoe to play a game!
Located at the Martinsville Fairgrounds, 620 South York Street in Martinsville, Illinois, this Big Thing To See in the USA was recognized in 2013 as the current World’s Largest Horseshoe by Guinness World Record officials. It’s one of the most amazing pieces of iron ever poured at the Rowe Foundry, also located in Martinsville.
The Jolly Green Giant welcomes visitors in Blue Earth, Minnesota.
“Ho-Ho-Ho, Green Giant!”
For 85 years, this American mascot has been a Big Thing To See in the USA… on TV commercials, in print advertising, and on the packaging of some of your favorite tasty vegetables! In fact, if you watched television at all in the 20th century, you probably read the first sentence of this story in the sing-song voice of the Jolly Green Giant!
Eartha is its Name and Rotating on an Axis is its Game
This Big Thing To See in the USA is an amazing 18 foot statue of a prehistoric man, complete with animal skin shirt and wooden club.
Texas is the largest state in the continental USA, and Houston is its biggest city. So, of course you can find several examples of Big Things To See in Houston, such as the world’s largest livestock show, the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. The city is also home to Spec’s, an 80-thousand square foot warehouse that’s one of the world’s largest liquor stores. But let’s stay sober (for now) and drive our rental car to find some of the most unusual Big Things in the Huge State of Texas… the Big President Heads at David Adickes’ studio!
80 Years Young, King Kong is Still a Big Gorilla To See in the USA!
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