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Top 10 Bizarre Roadside Attractions in North America

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Jolly Green Giant — Blue Earth, Minnesota
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9. Jolly Green Giant — Blue Earth, Minnesota

This second most famous “ho-ho-ho” dude is forever memorialized at a full 55 feet tall (which may or may not be to scale). And though today he appears to be guarding the Valley of the Jolly Green Giant from … we’re guessing … veggie haters … he was originally constructed to celebrate the opening of highway I-90. It’s reported that 10,000 people a year stop by to see the big guy.

We suspect it is easy being green when you’re 55 feet tall.

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