According to the Wikipedia, the durian is widely known and revered in Southeast Asia as the "King of Fruits." It is distinctive for its large size, unique odor and formidable thorn-covered husk. Having never eaten one myself, I am very curious and a little afraid of this "unique odor." According to Aaron, it is illegal to eat one on a bus in Thailand, due to this unique odor. Below is a sign forbidding durian on mass transit in Singapore.
Here is a look at the inside, thanks to Wikipedia.