The Tsar Cannon

The Tsar Cannon (Moscow, Russia)

The Tsar Cannon is a large artillery piece on the grounds of the Kremlin in Moscow. A monument to the art of Russian artillery casting, the giant bronze was produced by Andrey Chokhov, a master craftsman in 1586. It

Gavel Statue

Giant Gavel (Columbus, Ohio)

The largest judicial gavel in the world is in the form of a stainless steel sculpture located in a reflecting pool just outside the Ohio Supreme Court in beautiful downtown Columbus, Ohio.  Officially known as

Salvation Mountain

Salvation Mountain (Slab City, California)

Salvation Mountain is an adobe and straw art installation created by Leonard Knight (1931-2014) in the California Desert north of Calipatria near Slab City. With its brightly painted bible verses it may seem that it only interests the religious,

Rory Gallagher Corner

Rory Gallagher Corner (Dublin, Ireland)

Rory Gallagher Corner is a monument dedicated to the famous Irish blues musician, songwriter, and producer.  In honor of his life’s work and the impact he had on the country, the monument at Meeting House

The Ziggurat Building in Sacramento, California

The Ziggurat (Sacramento, California)

Sacramento, California may seem like an odd place to find a stepped pyramid, and it is. This is part of the reason the Ziggurat building stands out against its otherwise unspectacular surroundings as one of

The Big Nickel, Ontario, Canada

The Big Nickel (Sudbury, Ontario)

Located at the Dynamic Earth Science Museum in Sudbury, Ontario, is a nine meter (30 ft) tall Canadian nickel. The idea for the distinctly Canadian roadside attraction and tourist destination known as The Big Nickel

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