Zmajski Most (Dragon Bridge)

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Comments (13)

~ Denise Cottin ~ on September 12, 2009

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.

ekaakini on September 12, 2009

sensational Dragon! Best, ekaakini

Faintlightofdawn on September 17, 2009

Stunning dragon, lovely sculpture, best wishes, Fai

Hubert S on September 17, 2009

Pretty dragon. It looks I should visit Slovenia one day.

Regards, HUbert

Marina.S on September 19, 2009


© horst l. ebner on September 22, 2009

hi denise

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


Darjo on November 29, 2009

Welcome in Slovenia!!!


Lesna_T on December 26, 2009


Tardigrade K on May 14, 2010

jep, this is in my county, nice photo......hi from Slovenia

©theWolfsEye☼ on May 27, 2010

Great work, Denise, I see your dragon is more scary than our city emblem... ;o)

Best wishes from Basel and Wolf ;°)

Игорь Алтухов on June 21, 2010


Rafael Rios on August 10, 2010

Beautyfull pic from beautyfull eyes!

Joli Harsányi on December 14, 2010

I like it! Greetings from Hungary! Joli

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on September 12, 2009
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    by ~ Denise Cottin ~
    • Camera: Panasonic DMC-FZ8
    • Taken on 2007/07/19 20:11:44
    • Exposure: 0.008s (1/125)
    • Focal Length: 8.70mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • Flash fired