A boy urinates, a tree-stoplight or giant finger, here are some of the most bizarre and funny monuments in the world. These are strange sculptures eye-catching and tourist passers happy to shoot something new.
Here are some of the most bizarre and funny monuments in the world:
"Le Pouce", France
"Le Pouce" Paris is a unique sculpture created by French sculptor Cesar Baldaccini. Finger-shaped sculpture was created in 1965 and can be seen in the modern part of Paris, La Defense. "Le Pouce" weighs 18 tons and has a height of 12 meters.
The Traffic Light Tree, UK
The Traffic Light Tree is a sculpture in the form of multiple traffic lights, made by French sculptor Pierre Vivant. Sculpture can be seen in London's financial center, near Canary Wharf.
Le Tour de France dans les Pyrenee, France
"Le Tour de France dans les Pyrenee" is a modern monument, created in 1995, dedicated to sports competition Tour. Unlike other unusual monuments located in inner cities, this particular sculpture is located on the highway between Tarbes and Pau. "Le Tour de France dans les Pyrenee" is made of steel and aluminum and has a height of 18 meters.
Manneken Pis, Belgium
Manneken Pis is one of the top attractions in Brussels. The statue represents a boy urinates attract foreigners for hundreds of years. Manneken Pis was built in the 1600s and its origin floating around all sorts of legends. At some events, the statue is dressed in various costumes, to the delight of passers-by. Over time, Manneken Pis was dressed as the Pope, Santa Claus, Dracula etc..
Tugendbrunnen is one of the most beautiful fountains in Germany. Situated in Nuremberg, Tugendbrunnen (Fountain of Virtues) is a historical building, built in 1589. Fountain is designed with allegorical figures depicting Faith, Love, Hope, Courage, Moderation and patience.
Viselec, Czech Republic
On the streets of Prague is one of the most surprising statues. Suspended Viselec is a statue in the shape of a hanging man is thought to be Sigmund Freud. The statue was created by artist David Cerny. When sculptor and has exhibited work in Michigan, United States, many people believed that the statue hiding a suicide attempt.
Planet, Great Britain
In Derbyshire, UK, park Chatsworth House has a unique sculpture in the shape of a male infant, aged 7 months. Huge sculpture was created by artist Marc Quinn and is called "Planet". Whitewashed sculpture appears to float above the lawn.
Spoonbridge and Cherry, United States
One of the attractions in Minneapolis, Minnesota, a sculpture is a giant spoon-shaped holding a cherry. The statue is located on a small lake in the park Walker Art Center's, its position making her look like a bridge. Artwork has existed for about 20 years and is an iconic image of the Minneapolis community.
Giant Safety Pin, United States
In the garden Young Museum in San Francisco, California, is a unique sculpture in the shape of a giant safety pin, spread with blue end. Sculpture is 6 feet tall and is a unique tourist attraction, along which visitors make their photos. Access to the garden is free.
Rhino suspended, Germany
In Germany a crosswalk is catching up all looks. In City Posted in Market Luisenplatz a statue depicting a rhinoceros suspended with a sad face.
Magic tap, Canary Islands
Canary Islands, Tenerife, there is a sculpture that seems to mess up the rules of physics. The sculpture depicts a giant flowing tap water in a pool. Water falls like a waterfall hiding inside the support tube which seems suspended in air valve.