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|A decidedly strange sight in Google Earth. Not to be confused with a 'sleeping Buddha', this one's eyes are open, and its partially finished hollow interior can be toured, as seen in the placemark's photos.||02/05/2008||1,543|
|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...
|The Leshan Giant Buddha was built during the Tang Dynasty (618-907). It is carved out of a cliff face that lies at the confluence of the Minjiang, Dadu and Qingyi rivers in the southern part of Sichuan province in China, near the city of Leshan. The stone sculpture faces Mount Emei, with the rivers flowing below his feet. It is the largest carved stone Buddha in the world.|
|Too bad it's not high-res. More info on the Buddha (from the Wikipedia).||08/12/2005||413|
|The worlds largest wood pile created from trees downed in cyclone Gudrun.|
|Worlds largest dog sleigh you can see at Ilulissat Airport.|
It's 23 meters long (75.5 ft), 3 meters wide (9.8 ft).
1994 it was adopted in Guiness Book of World Records after a ride of 110 meters (361 ft) with 108 passengers pulled by 260 dogs.
|In Avesta you can se Worlds largest Dalecarlian horse. It's 13 meters tall (42.65 ft.) and made of concrete.||02/16/2010||476|
|This is the worlds largest 6 pack of beer in La Crosse, Wisconsin. http://www.worldslargestthings.com/wisconsin/sixpack.htm||05/17/2009||892|
|The worlds largest office chair sits in Anniston, Alabama. It is a total of 31 feet high and 21 feet wide. It weighs 20,000 pounds and was designed by Jim Gordon for Miller's Office Furniture.|
|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.||08/01/2005||1,346|
|Temple of the emerald Buddha, Wat Phra Kaew, Bangkok||02/24/2006||406|
|The World's Largest Ketchup happens to be a 170 ft. water tower that looks quite like a 1949 catsup. Located in Collinsville, Illinois.||04/09/2006||460|