It's no secret that I'm a fan of Alice in Wonderland. I have the animated 1951 Disney film practically memorized front to back. I love the live action remakes with Mia Wasikowska and Johnny Depp. I even love the animated 1988 Burbank Films Australia version of Alice in Wonderland.
If you're like me, you may wonder where you can find Alice in Wonderland-themed statues, restaurants, and shops.
Read on to find Alice around the world (besides the obvious Alice in Wonderland Ride at Disneyland).
1. LLandudno, Wales
Llandudno was easily one of my favorite small-town stops on our European adventure that covered the UK, Ireland, Iceland, France, and Belgium. Throughout the town are wooden statues featuring various characters from Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass. Alice greets visitors as they depart from the train station. If you continue your search of the Alice in Wonderland Town Trail, you'll also find the the Queen of Hearts, the White Rabbit, the Mad Hatter, Tweedledee and Tweedledum, and the Cheshire Cat. The statues are the creations of Welsh sculptor Simon Hedger.
2. Oxford, England
Satisfy your Alice in Wonderland cravings in Oxford by popping into Alice's Shop on St Aldate's, having afternoon tea or adult beverages at The Mad Hatter on Iffley Road, or sitting down for a meal at The Alice at the Randolph Hotel.
3. New York, NY
In New York's Central Park at the north end of Conservatory Water you'll find the "Alice in Wonderland" statue created by José de Creeft in 1959. Enter at 5th Avenue and 72nd Street and head north. You'll find it between 75th and 76th. This bronze statue depicts Alice and Dinah with several other beloved characters.
4. Bellaire, TX
In Evelyn's Park Conservancy in the Houston area you'll find the little-known "Move One Place On" statue, created by local artist Bridgette Mongeon.
5. Guildford, England
Located on the grounds of Guildford Castle, "Alice Through the Looking Glass" by Jeanne Argent depicts Alice crawling midway through the looking glass into Wonderland. Along the River Wey is a small green space where you will find "Alice and the White Rabbit," created by Edwin Russell in 1984. And The March Hare, a restaurant located on South Hill, offers a more subtle nod to the beloved novel.
Am I missing anything? Where else can we see sculptures of the Alice in Wonderland characters or other tributes to the novel?
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