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World’s Largest Pysanka—Vegreville, Alberta

Every Friday we feature an inspirational travel photo of a Canadian destination taken by one of our readers.

Why we chose it: To kick off Easter weekend we wanted to showcase one of the biggest (literally) decorative egg attractions anywhere, in Vegreville, Alberta, near Edmonton. This 5,000-pound Ukrainian pysanka is the world’s largest, measuring 7.8 metres (25.7 feet) long, 5.5 metres (18 feet) wide, and 9.4 metres (31 feet) high.

The egg was installed and dedicated to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in 1974 as a symbol of harmony, vitality and culture.

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Photo by Alan Levine.

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