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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 (474)

Binyamin S on September 19, 2013


Lele Besostri 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, 2014

Good shot and enjoyable scene Flavio,

like and best wishes, Ahmet

Konjuh 108 on May 28, 2014

Fantastično Fav & Like X 1000

Sve najbolje, Slavko

A..W.. on May 29, 2014

Beautiful. L+YS Greetings.

Filip Jurovatý on May 29, 2014

Nice picture.


Friendly greetings from Slovakia, Filip.

До сих пор не попал на такой удачный свет и цвет как это у Вас получилось! Браво!

nasmansdeRó Tui on August 2, 2015


Corey Coyle on May 13

Wonderful Picture!!!!

Favorite and Like!!!!


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Photo details

  • Uploaded on January 6, 2013
  • © All Rights Reserved
    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