Dragon bridge is located on Ljubljanica river. Dragon bridge was built to replace the so-called Butcher's bridge (Mesarski most) which was made out of wood and dated back to 1819. The city decided to replace the wooden bridge with a concrete one as it required less maintenance and it was more cost effective. It is a beautiful bridge that represents the Art Nouveau style of architecture and it was the first bridge in Ljubljana that has asphalt paving. The bridge was constructed by engineer Josef Melan while the ornaments and the design of the bridge is down to Dalmatian architect Zaninovic, who designed the famous dragon statue that many learned to associate with Ljubljana.
Stunning dragon, lovely sculpture, best wishes, Fai
Pretty dragon. It looks I should visit Slovenia one day.
thanks for your visit.
this dragon in ljubljana i know quite well. only 80 km to the north there is another one, but he ran away so i only got him from the back ;)
greetings from austria
Welcome in Slovenia!!!
jep, this is in my county, nice photo......hi from Slovenia
Great work, Denise, I see your dragon is more scary than our city emblem... ;o)
Best wishes from Basel and Wolf ;°)
Beautyfull pic from beautyfull eyes!
I like it! Greetings from Hungary! Joli
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