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Statue of the Victor or Statue of Victory (Serbian Cyrillic: Победник) is a monument in the Kalemegdan fortress in Belgrade, erected on 1928 to commemorate the Kingdom of Serbia's war victories over the Ottoman Empire (First Balkan War) and Austria-Hungary (World War I). It is one of the most famous works of Ivan Meštrović. The name of the statue represents the Victory of Liberty. It is one of the most visited tourist attractions in Belgrade. The statue, holds a falcon, on watch for the new threats on the horizon, in one hand, and a sword of war, ready to counter these threats in the other. It's looking forward across the confluence of the Sava and the Danube, and over the vast Pannonian plain, towards the very distant Fruška Gora mountain, towards the (at the time), Austro-Hungarian empire, it is probably the most powerful, most popular visual symbol of Belgrade.

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Comments (479)

Paulo Bretas on July 18, 2013

Que composição rara, excelente captura caro colega.

Saudações do Brasil

Paulo

Frode Iversen on July 18, 2013

Very nice shot! Beautiful colors Like! Greetings from Norway. Frode.

ch' caf' on July 20, 2013

Attractive Sunset shot and silhouettes! I like it! Best regards, Christian

André Ivan .©om on July 21, 2013

Nice place. Nice shot. I liked.

photOaldo on July 25, 2013

Magnifique rendu avec ces couleurs.
Aime.
Amitiés, aldo.

jinxin95 on August 3, 2013

Very Good!

~~~ Thomas ~~~ on August 16, 2013

Wonderful view and light.

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Greetings Thomas.

tükis on August 24, 2013

Beautiful ;)

Binyamin S on September 19, 2013

great...great.......L&F

Lele Besostri (Gresu… on September 21, 2013

foto stupenda.

MaRtiN-M on September 22, 2013

Spectacular urban silhouette and supplemented with amazing sunset sky
Like Best regards, Martin

unnippillai on September 30, 2013

Interesting silhouette...L....

Aganto Seno on January 24, 2014

Very nice brave color.. like it. Greetings, Seno

Ahmet poçanoğlu on January 29, 2014

Excellent photo. LIKE. Best wishes

Joe Son of the Rock on January 31, 2014

LIKE. I love the warm glow in the sky and the sense of stillness captured by the beautifully silhouetted statue. Best wishes from Scotland, Joe

Ahmet Bekir on March 21

Good shot and enjoyable scene Flavio,

like and best wishes, Ahmet

Konjuh 108 on May 28

Fantastično Fav & Like X 1000

Sve najbolje, Slavko

A..W.. on May 29

Beautiful. L+YS Greetings.

Filip Jurovatý on May 29

Nice picture.

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Friendly greetings from Slovakia, Filip.

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on January 6, 2013
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    by poludziber
    • Camera: SONY DSC-W350
    • Taken on 2012/12/24 16:28:47
    • Exposure: 0.003s (1/320)
    • Focal Length: 9.45mm
    • F/Stop: f/11.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO80
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash

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