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09/07/2010 08:03 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

9 Places Built By Dictators (PHOTOS)

The world's dictators have a naughty habit of commemorating their absolute power in monuments, statues, colossal building projects, and extravagantly tacky homes. Here are nine of the most outlandish products of dictatorial mega-egos, courtesy of the Atlas Obscura. Text and captions courtesy of Atlas Obscura.

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Visiting Dictators Legacies
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Visiting Dictators Legacies