The Butcher's Bridge (Ljubljana, Slovenia) Reviews
Description:Historic bridge in Ljubljana, Slovenia.
Newest Review: ... factor of the outer footways being made from reinforced glass so you can see the water below your feet. The main central walkway is grey granite.The sides of the bridge are just a few lines of twisted cable and the construction is very simple. The design is by Slovenian firm 'Atelier arhitekti'. It's the "extras" that provide the talking points. There are a series of sculptures by ... more
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by - written on 13/09/11 (Very useful, 165 readings)
The Butchers' Bridge is one of the newest landmarks in Ljubljana but it has quickly become one of the most popular, not just with tourists but with people who live in the city. The bridge is yet another one to span the Ljubljanica and it is situated approximately halfway between the Dragon Bridge and the Triple Bridge, more specifically linking the northern embankment, the Petkovskovo Nabrezje, with a gap between the two colonnaded buildings of the central market. When Joze Plecnik designed the central market it was his intention that there should be a bridge at this spot but this was never realised because of the outbreak of World War Two. It was not until ... Read the complete review