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I walked on the right side of the river from the Preseren Square then crossed this bridge to visit the other attractions on the other side of the river.
At the middle of this bridge, I briefly stopped to take more pictures of the neighborhoods...More
Bridges were originally designed wide enough for the appointed shopkeepers to set up stalls along each side of the footbridges. This one was for the shoemakers. Not exciting, but interesting none the less.
Shoemaker's Bridge is a pedestrian bridge with very distinctive pillars. There is no real reference to the long ago cobbler's shops after which the bridge is named. It does offer, though, nice views of the river.
Nothing about this bridge makes it stand out from others, quite plain and simple but does have an information board at the end of it explaining the history behind it which was interesting to read. Another photo for the bridge collection but nicer ones elsewhere.
Really not too much to see here. It’s a bridge much like many others that cross rivers across the world. That having been said, it’s extraordinarily effective at enabling transportation from one side of the river to the other.