portable locks with a shackle that may be passed through an opening
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Padlock in a doorway at Eastern Market in Washington, D.C.
Medieval padlock in Kathmandu
Medieval padlock in Regensburg, Germany
Advice against padlocks on Ponte Vecchio (Old Bridge), Florence, Italy. Closing a padlock and throwing the key into the river was a popular tradition followed in several towns by militarymen who had completed their compulsory service term.