Are you tired of the tourist guides that will advise you visit places that are boring and common? Are you looking for something really impressive and mind-boggling? Then these places are for you! Continue reading, and add them to your list of wishes for the coming year.
In Great.guru gather here the most quirky places that definitely you should visit at least once in your life.
10. Church of glass with the shape of a high heeled shoe, Taiwan
This church is built in the shape of a shoe of crystal of large size. Its height is 55 feet and consists of over 300 pieces of glass colored blue. For its creation, the architects were inspired by the fairytale of Cinderella and her crystal slipper.
9. Beaujolais Nouveau Spa, Japan
8. The wizarding world of Harry Potter in Orlando, Florida
The theme park of Harry Potter and his magical world occupies 8 hectares. All the attractions and decorations in this area are designed to recreate the atmosphere of our books and favorite movies on this character.
With the help of the designers and artists who worked on the film and with the guidance of J. K. Rowling, the park looks very realistic. The accuracy of reproduction of each small detail you’ll be impressed! It takes hours to visit each place, from the castle of Hogwarts until the eaters of Hogsmeade with a kitchen which is completely original.
7. Bubblegum Alley, California
This alley was created in San Luis Obispo, California, in the 1960s. Since then, it has proven to be a true work of art. The masterpiece chewable is made of walls of 15 feet height covered with chewing gum used by tourists from all over the world.
6. The Petrifying Well, England
If you put a object in this natural well located in the Cave of Mother Shipton and leave it for some time, it acquires a foreign stony. And there is nothing mystical about this phenomenon! The water in the well petrifying has an unusual amount of minerals that evaporate and cover the surface of each item that you place inside of it.
5. Karni Mata temple, India
This strange place is inhabited by more than 20 thousand rats, which are considered sacred. The rats are called “kabbas” and are worshiped by the local people and tourists from all over the world.
If you want to enter the temple, you must take your shoes off. And if you have the opportunity to eat something nibbled by a rat, I can consider especially blessed!
4. Avanos Hair Museum, Turkey
This museum opened in 1979 when a village potter, Chez Galip, had to be separated from her friend. He asked for a recall to have it always present and she gave him a lock of hair. Put his hair on the wall of his pottery shop. When visitors asked about it, he told them his story.
The other women were so astounded by his sadness that they began to leave curls of hair also. Then Galip decided to open the museum. Today, the exhibition has more than 16 thousand strands of hair attached to the interior walls.
3. Carhenge, Nebraska
Carhenge is located near the city of Alliance, and represents the american version of Stonehenge. It was created with 38 antique cars american, all covered with gray paint and arranged in a circle. Architect Jim Reinders dedicated its construction to the summer solstice of June 1987.
In addition to our own Carhenge, there are some other works of art of antique cars and painted with various colours.
2. White Restaurant, Georgia
The creators of the first building upside down in Batumi, Georgia, decided to combine pleasure and utility, and opened a restaurant. This masterpiece can be admired not only for its novel idea, but also for its delicious cuisine!
1. Wat Wang Saen Suk, or the Temple of Hell, Thailand
If you’ve always wanted to know how to go to hell, this attraction is for you. The Monastery of Wang Saen Suk, also known as Thailand Hell Horror Park, representing scenes from the interpretation of buddhist hell.
The sign at the entrance says “Welcome to hell”, and you will truly feel like a guest in this park of the devil! Here you will find statues of souls tortured with heads of animals and the plates close to each one of them would say what sin they committed.
How do you know some other tourist attraction unusual as these? Please share your travel experiences in the comments!
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