Art Bridge

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Art Bridge

Мост на уметноста
Most na Umetnosta.jpg
Coordinates41°59′45″N 21°26′09″E / 41.9958°N 21.4359°E / 41.9958; 21.4359Coordinates: 41°59′45″N 21°26′09″E / 41.9958°N 21.4359°E / 41.9958; 21.4359
CarriesPedestrian only
CrossesVardar River
LocaleSkopje, North Macedonia
Characteristics
Total length83 metres (272 ft)
Width9.2 metres (30 ft) / 12 metres (39 ft)
History
DesignerKosta & Viktorija Mangarovski
Construction cost€2.5 million

The Art Bridge (Macedonian: Мост на уметноста; Macedonian pronunciation: [mɔst na uˈmɛtnosta]) is a pedestrian bridge across the Vardar River in the centre of Skopje, the capital city of North Macedonia. The bridge features many statues of noted Macedonian artists and musicians. It was built as part of the larger Skopje 2014 project, with an estimated construction cost of €2.5 million. The bridge includes 29 sculptures, with 14 at each side and one in the centre. It is 83 metres (272 ft) in length and 9.2 metres (30 ft) in width, while the central part of the bridge is 12 metres (39 ft) wide.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Мостот на уметноста се искачи на конструкцијата" (in Macedonian). Skopje: Utrinski Vesnik. April 8, 2012. Retrieved June 19, 2012.