21 weird statues from around the world
These sculptures range from fun to freaky and might just make you look twice.
This sculpture in Krakow's main square is hollow and people like to pose inside, peeping from the empty eye sockets.Photo: art makes me smile
Goslar, Germany, hosts a statue of a flat head with nails driven through from both sides.Photo: hmboo
Detail from a statue outside the Monkey Forest Temple in Ubud. Photo: Shawn Allen
Romulus and Remus
This statue appears in many versions around the world, and depicts a she-wolf nursing two brothers who would later go on to found Rome.Photo: Chrissy Olson
Statue of Liberty Tribute
This is not the Statue of Liberty you know. Her proportions are unusual, as is what she holds in her hand. Taken in a sculpture park outside of a museum in Moscow. Photo: MelvinSchlubman
Chile's Atacama Desert is home to this giant hand in the middle of nowhere. Photo: felixion
In Java, Indonesia, this planter stands feet over head.Photo: basibanget
A diminutive statue of a boy in Brussels that attracts thousands of visitors, and has spawned a riot of knock-off swag, including corkscrews. Photo: BJ Carter
Parable with Skull
In the Prague castle, a sculpture by Jaroslav Rona.Photo: Adam Jones, Ph.D.
Another statue by Czech sculptor Jaroslav Rona, this one representing Kafka and erected at the edge of Prague's Jewish district.Photo: tinou bao
Peter the Great
This disproportionate statue of Peter the Great at Peter and Paul Fortress in St. Petersburg has a polished right finger from so many visitors rubbing it for good luck.Photo: Carlo Alcos
A giant spider looms outside of the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao. Photo: hallom
Siren is Marc Quinn's $2.7 million solid gold statue of supermodel Kate Moss.Photo: Simon Goldberg
Near Nagahama Hachimangu shrine in Japan, this cat is perpetually trapped.Photo: M shades
This photo was taken in Birmingham, UK, in Centenary Square.Photo: left-hand
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