The world's largest tire - 80 feet tall and 12 tons - is located in Allen Park, Michigan just east of the Detroit Metropolitan Airport. The giant tire originally served as a Uniroyal sponsored ferris wheel at the 1964-65 Worlds Fair in NY, NY. Twenty-four gondolas circled the tire carrying nearly two million people.
The Hermannsdenkmal (German for Hermann monument) is located in North Rhine Westphalia in Germany in the Southern part of the Teutoburg Forest, which is southwest of Detmold in the district of Lippe. It stands on the densely forested and 386 m tall Teutberg in the ring fortification located there, which is called Grotenburg. The sword has the following inscription:
The Great Buddha of Kamakura is a bronze statue of Amida Buddha that is located on the grounds of the Kotokuin Temple. With a height of 13.35 meters, it is the second largest Buddha statue in Japan (the largest is located in the Todaiji Temple in Nara).
The statue was cast in 1252 and originally located inside a large temple hall. However, the temple buildings were washed away by...
Kassels proud landmark. A copper statue built on a stone octagon on top of a large park with waterfalls, etc., and a palace at its end where, for example, Napoleon's brother once lived. Check out wikipedia: Herkules or Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe.