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Cumil, Bratislava
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Cumil is a bizarre bronze sculpture of a peeping Tom emerging from a manhole. Probably the city's most photographed tourist attraction, it has raised many heated debates over the question of the depicted man's business. It is unclear whether he's resting after cleaning the sewer or peeking up women's skirts. The statue is marked with a road sign since reckless drivers have chopped its head off at least twice. Follow local custom and rub the top of his hat for good luck. Keep in mind that this is just one of many curious characters placed throughout the city. To visit Cumil and other attractions in Bratislava, use our Bratislava vacation route planner.
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  • Lovely urban sculpture. Bratislava is a city idea to go to foot and discover curious sculptures.
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  • The Cumil is also a very popular spot for photographers in the old town of Bratislava the statue of onlookers from a manhole gaffers, as well as the beautiful NACI
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  • The manhole cover guy seems to be having a good time. It was fun to see and it drew a bigger crowd than some of the serious attractions.