List of largest roadside attractions

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This is a list of verifiably notable roadside attractions.

Asia[edit]

Three-headed elephant of Erawan Museum, Thailand

Thailand[edit]

Europe[edit]

North America[edit]

Canada[edit]

The Big Nickel is a 9-metre-tall (30 ft) replica of a Canadian nickel.

Alberta[edit]

New Brunswick[edit]

Ontario[edit]

Manitoba[edit]

United States[edit]

Built in 1924, The Bottle, also known as the Nehi Inn, was one of the first "world's largest" roadside attractions. Despite the attraction itself being destroyed by fire in 1933, the community of The Bottle, Alabama still bears the name of its famous attraction.

Alabama[edit]

California[edit]

Georgia[edit]

Illinois[edit]

Kansas[edit]

Michigan[edit]

55-foot (17 m) fiberglass statue of the Jolly Green Giant in Blue Earth, Minnesota

Minnesota[edit]

New Jersey[edit]

Lucy the Elephant, Margate, NJ

North Dakota[edit]

Ohio[edit]

World's largest basket, Newark, OH

Rhode Island[edit]

Washington[edit]

West Virginia[edit]

Wisconsin[edit]

The World's Largest Musky, at the National Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame; Hayward, WI.

Oceania[edit]

Australia[edit]

New Zealand[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  11. ^ "Huge Iron Man Statue, Chisholm, Minnesota". RoadsideAmerica.com. Retrieved 18 July 2019.
  12. ^ "World's Largest Pelican, Pelican Rapids, Minnesota". RoadsideAmerica.com. Retrieved 18 July 2019.
  13. ^ "World's Largest Tiger Muskie, Nevis, Minnesota". RoadsideAmerica.com. Retrieved 18 July 2019.
  14. ^ "Deepest Place You Can Go in America, Soudan, Minnesota". www.roadsideamerica.com. Retrieved 18 July 2019.
  15. ^ "Lucy the Elephant". www.roadsideamerica.com. 7 February 2017. Retrieved 7 February 2017.
  16. ^ "World's Largest Buffalo Monument".
  17. ^ "Big Blue Bug – Pest Control in Providence". Retrieved 9 March 2014.
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