Explore the world of unusual, weird, and simply wonderful tourist attractions around the world. If the idea of visiting Taj Mahal or Eiffel Tower doesn’t appeal you, then may be a trip to these 12 weird tourist attractions would. These offbeat spots are sure to make for some unforgettable memories, and we’d definitely want to visit all of these.
Glass Slipper Church, Taiwan
Sometimes stories belong to real world; a 55 feet high glass church has been built at Southwest Coast of Taiwan which looks like Cinderella’s high heeled shoe. This church is built by local authorities of Taiwan. The purpose of this church is to draw attention of women, so they can visit church with the aim of finding a mystical glass slipper and thus live a happily married life.
Temple Of Rats, Deshnok, India
Also known as Karni Mata Temple, this one was named after the Goddess Karni. The popular legend attached to this temple is that Goddess Karni believed her family members would live forever. They wouldn’t die and get reincarnated as rats. The residents had firm faith in her belief. At present, more than 20,000 rats have taken shelter into the temple and they are considered sacred. All those who fear the very sight of rodents should definitely visit this temple.
You can also read about some famous temples of Delhi, India. (Opens in new window)
Giant Lobster, Australia
56-foot high, Larry the Lobster was built in 1979. The purpose of this Lobster was to endorse Australia’s seafood, wine, timber and cheese industry. Tourists can visit the gift shop and relish food at the Lobster’s base restaurant which is a known tourist complex.
Museum Of Bad Art, Boston, USA
If you think that you are not good enough at art, then you are not alone. A museum was opened in 1994 with the name “Museum of Bad Art”. As the name clearly speaks itself, the museum contains wickedest arts of the world. The museum has the collection of 600 masterpieces of worst art.
The Momofuku Ando Instant Ramen Museum – Japan
Are you in love with noodles? Then this is the exact place that you must visit one day. You will have the honor of observing every type of instant noodles. These are available to see at Osaka’s Ramen Museum. The best part is that you will have the opportunity to create your own cup of noodles.
Wang Saen Suk Hell Garden – Thailand
This one is also known as “Thailand Hell Horror Park” and it is situated near Bangkok. Trust me, it can give you the chills. This place is the explanation of hell by Buddhist, which is demonstrated by graphic statues in the garden.
Isla De Las Munecase – Mexico
This spot is located near Mexico City, and what you will find here is “hanging dolls on trees”. These weird dolls are hanging and swinging in whole region. It is said that these dolls are dedicated to a young girl.
Elf Academy – Rovaniemi, Finland
If you are really into Santa then you must be curious about the Santa’s helpers. Well, your curiosity will be over once you will reach in Finland. You will find them at Elf Academy in Rovaniemi. Letters are postmarked here by elves with a stamp from Santa’s post office.
Duck Parade at the Peabody Memphis Hotel – Tennessee, United States
Well, this can be a favorite spot for children where ducks march twice a day through a lobby. This event takes place at “The Peabody Memphis Hotel”. Actually this is a tradition which was started in 1940 and still it is maintained.
Hakone Kowakien Yunessun Spa Resort, Tokyo
Do you love wine and your thirst never ends for it? Then you should visit Hakone Kowakien Yunessun Spa Resort which is located near Tokyo. The highlight of this place is, you will enjoy a wine bath and even if you are non-alcoholic; you can have green tea bath. This place also offers coffee soaking pool.
Sewer Museum –Paris, France
Have you ever seen a museum in sewer? If not then you can find one in France. The “Musée des Égouts” which is also known as Sewer Museum is set in Paris. This is made for the fans of the novel “Les Miserables”.
Bubblegum Alley – California, United States
This is a wall which is present in San Luis Obispo, California. The importance of this wall is that people can stick wads of chewed bubble gum and folks are doing it since 1970.
Giant Pineapple Building – South Africa
Who says the agricultural community doesn’t have innovative ideas, it is weird but at least they had idea to build a four story huge pineapple shaped building. It can be seen in Summerhill Farm, Bathurst Easter Cape Province.
Don’t these weird tourist attractions define the definition of “weird“! I’d definitely want to visit a few of these to experience how bad, or I say, weird it can be. 😀