Americans believe that just by touching the nose of the President Lincoln statue in Illinois, they will be lucky.
Kiskiralylany, Budapest, Hungary
Kiskiralylany (Little Princess) is the work of sculptor László Marton. The little princess sat on the railing, behind her was the tramway near the Széchenyi Chain Bridge. Marton was inspired by his little daughter when she disguised herself as a princess by using a bathrobe as a cape, newspaper rolls as a crown to sculpt the statue. Since the statue was completed in the 1990s, people have formed a habit. When passing the little girl, they will touch the knee of the statue to ask for luck. Photo: Live Journal.
Cumil the Sewer Worker, Bratislava, Slovakia
This is a sculpture of a sewer cleaning worker, emerging from a manhole on the corner of Laurinská and Panská streets, the old town in Bratislava. After being inaugurated in 1997, the locals believed that just coming here and wishing for one thing, then touching the hat of this statue, everything would come true. Photo: Elnur / Shutterstock.
Dalida, Paris, France
Located in Place Dalida, the Montmartre district of Paris is a bust of famous actress and singer Iolanda Cristina Gigliotti (stage name Dalida). Dalida has Italian parents, was born in Egypt and lives most of the time in France. With more than 170 million albums and singles sold worldwide, she is very popular Parisians. In 1987, Dalida died and the statue was erected to commemorate the 10th anniversary of her death. Local legend believes that as long as you touch the chest of a statue, Dalida will bring you good luck. Photo: ShutterStock.
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