Regensburg, Germany 2012

At the highest point of the Stone Bridge is a stone carving called the Bruckmandl or Brückenmännchen (bridge mannequin), a largely naked young man shielding his eyes with one hand and with an inscription reading "Schuck wie heiß" (likely a reference to the hot summer when the bridge was begun).  He has been said to symbolize Regensburg's freedoms and its emancipation.

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