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Where are Sydney's Big Things?

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So much to see...so little time to see it all.
Published August 17th 2012
The 'Big Chook'


Australia is a land of Big Things. You know, like those enormous kitschy pieces of fruit like the Big Banana and the Big Pineapple. Then there's the oversized animals like the Big Prawn, Big Lobster and Big Merino.

There are more than 150 Big Things scattered around the country. They're more often than not big tourist traps for the unwary traveller.

But what about Sydney? Shouldn't Australia's number one tourist destination have the number one Big Thing?

Of course we have a big bridge and a big shell thing - but they are not the transparently tacky touristy magnets as characterised by the typical Big Thing, although some might disagree.



No, the only Big Thing I can locate is the 'Big Chook' out at Kemps Creek. It's certainly big. It's hard to miss after a recent coat of paint and its definitely tacky looking.

So do you know of a Sydney Big Thing? Where are Sydney's Big Things?



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That is hysterical, I must be vigilant and find something big and of course tacky to add. L:)
by Lexa T (score: 3|1070) 3395 days ago
there was a big yellow dinosaur at somersby that you could see driving to gosford on freeway not sure if its still there,and theres a big lizard over the gate at the reptile park up there too,not exactly sydney but close by
by mhawk (score: 1|44) 3394 days ago
how do i get to the big chook in kemps creek by public transport
by theme (score: 1|31) 3335 days ago
The big potatoe at Robertson is very "special"
by carol (score: 0|2) 3345 days ago

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