Lonely Planet Writer

As tourists flock to this church in Florida that looks like a chicken, take a look at some quirky buildings around the world

A church in Florida has been attracting a large number of visitors from all over the world due to its unique façade that makes it look like a cartoonish chicken when viewed from the perfect angle. Located in Madeira Beach, the Church by the Sea has proven to be a popular stop for tourists and locals alike who make their way to there to snap pictures with the gigantic holy bird.

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With that in mind, Lonely Planet Travel news has rounded up a selection of unique buildings around the world that feature faces and look like other things.

1. This shocked cabin in New York
The picture was taken at Sag Harbor on Long Island.
The picture was taken at Sag Harbor on Long Island. Image by Steve Reed / CC BY 2.0
2. This blue faced building in Brazil
The tin-roofed building features what looks like eyes, a nose and a mouth.
The tin-roofed building features what looks like eyes, a nose and a mouth. Image by Alexandre Hamada Possi / CC BY 2.0
3. This human-like profile on a building in Paris
The photo was taken near the Museum of Modern Art.
The photo was taken near the Museum of Modern Art. Image by moczyrogm / CC BY 2.0
4.) This dog shaped B&B in Idaho
The quirky Dog Bark Park Inn features a guesthouse inside a giant Beagle.
The quirky Dog Bark Park Inn features a guesthouse inside a giant Beagle. Image by Dog Bark Park
5.) This incredible design for a lotus-flower shaped building in Hanoi
Hanoi Lotus
The design has been approved and aims to be completed by 2019. Image by Mike Durek & Shadowlab
6.) This slightly scared looking red brick in the United Kingdom

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7.) A robot-like barn in Iceland
The rusted red barn sits in the south part of Iceland.
The rusted red barn sits in the south part of Iceland. Image by Ingvild Sommer / CC BY 2.0
8.) This vibrant London with a painted on smile
Some street art has helped make this building more human-like.
Some street art has helped make this building more human-like. Image by Steve Reed / CC BY 2.0

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