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    10 Amusing Replicas of Famous Tourist Attractions

    Titanic, Branson, Missouri: Thos perfectly scaled replica consists of more than 400 artifacts directly from the original ship and its passengers, giving visitors an identical experience of navigating the sunken vessel.

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    10 Amusing Replicas of Famous Tourist Attractions

    Leaning Tower of Niles, Illinois: Although only half the height (94 feet) of the tower in Pisa, the Leaning Tower of Niles honors the scientist Galileo, who dropped various objects from the top of the tower in Pisa to prove his theories of gravity.

  • Stephen Canon

    10 Amusing Replicas of Famous Tourist Attractions

    Carhenge, Alliance, Nebraska: The gravestone of fallen cars at Carhenge -- a nod to England's Stonehenge -- reads: "Here lie three bones of foreign cars. They served our purpose while Detroit slept. Now Detroit is awake and America's great!”

  • Mayur Phadtare

    10 Amusing Replicas of Famous Tourist Attractions

    Parthenon, Nashville, Tennesse: During summertime, theaters use the Parthenon as a backdrop for classic Greek places like “Medea” and “Antigone.”

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    10 Amusing Replicas of Famous Tourist Attractions

    Statue of Liberty, Tokyo, Japan: Oddly, the Statue of Liberty was placed on the island of Odaiba in 1998 as a fixture for “The French Year of Japan.”

  • The Venetian

    10 Amusing Replicas of Famous Tourist Attractions

    Venice, Las Vegas, Nevada: In addition to the gondolas and canals, the Venetian also features, well, Venetian replicas like Piazza San Marco, Palazzo Ducale, and the Rialto Bridge.

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    10 Amusing Replicas of Famous Tourist Attractions

    Taj Mahal, Dhaka, Bangladesh: Bangladeshi filmmaker Ahsanullah Moni constructed the landmark using 160 kg (353 lb) of bronze, marble, and granite from italy, as well as diamonds from Belgium.

  • Aleksandr Zykov

    10 Amusing Replicas of Famous Tourist Attractions

    Christ the King, Lisbon, Portugal: Christ Rei was approved for construction in 1940 as a plea to God to prevent Portugal from entering WWII.

  • London Bridge Resort

    10 Amusing Replicas of Famous Tourist Attractions

    London Bridge, Lake Havasu City, Arizona: Believe it or not, the bridge in Lake Havasu formerly did span the River Thames in London, until it was dismantled in 1967.

  • Doc Searls

    10 Amusing Replicas of Famous Tourist Attractions

    Arc de Triomphe, New York City, New York: Built in 1892, the Arc celebrates the centennial of George Washington’s inauguration and includes two statues of Washington on the north side. The park it sits in, appropriately, is known as Washington Square Park.

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