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Shoemaker's Bridge (Cevljarski Most)

Pod Tranco, Ljubljana, Slovenia
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  • Very good49%
  • Average26%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“cobbler” (12 reviews)
“cast iron” (3 reviews)
“shoe maker” (2 reviews)
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Pod Tranco, Ljubljana, Slovenia
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Reviewed yesterday

We went here by accident as we had come to see the caves further south. But came back again and again. So much to see. Then go to Bled and see that as well.

Thank Alison C
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of many pedestrian bridges over the river, but worth the walk because of the interesting design. Note: It is wheelchair accessible.

Thank Cary L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another bridge built by the architect Jože Plečnik between 1931 and 1932, was formerly occupied by a covered wooden bridge connecting the Mestni trg and Novi trg squares, two major parts of medieval Ljubljana. The bridge provided space for cobblers' workshops - hence the name...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although there are quite a few bridges over the river, this one is more central, I suppose easy access to the restaurants all along the side of the river...

Thank RSarkari6
Reviewed 15 September 2017

The bridge is ok. It is a Plecnik's work therefore it is aplace not to ignore. Historical place which was the the place to avoid taxes. Take a picture and go to other sites.

Thank dan b
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

One of many bridges over Ljubljanica river and its Canal, this one being in the south part of the Canal and providing some great photo opportunities.

Thank Aleksandar S
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Visited here again whilst in Ljubljana... Find in the evenings there's always a little event taking place! Singers this time and they were very good! Lovely old bridge and quite wide to walk across! Great views looking down the river and lovely place for a...More

Thank Toyah1
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Shoemaker's Bridge is one of the oldest bridges in Ljubljana dating back to the thirteenth century crossing over the Ljubljanica River. Back then it was a wooden with butcher shops on it but the Emperor had them moved and they were replaced by shoemakers/cobblers stalls....More

Thank kpiddy
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Apparently cobblers would sell shoes right on the bridge to avoid paying taxes in the old days. Probably would not work today!

Thank Steven S
Reviewed 21 July 2017

This bridge was planned by Plecnik and originally housed butchers but because of the smells it became a haven for cobblers, hence the name! Great spot over the canal!

Thank casswife
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