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Shoemaker's Bridge (Cevljarski Most)

Pod Tranco, Ljubljana, Slovenia
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“cobbler” (11 reviews)
“cast iron” (3 reviews)
“shoe maker” (2 reviews)
Pod Tranco, Ljubljana, Slovenia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 8 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
Reviewed 20 July 2017

This is a neat bridge with lots of stonework. Worth a quick walk to and over as you look for a place for a bite and a drink.

Thank stefanieadams09
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Another look at Plecnik's work. Simple and very pretty. Good spot to relax and people watch. Not a must see, however, why not? A nice look on the canal.

Thank shari w
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Shoemaker's Bridge in Ljubljana, Slovenia is name because of the proximity of several local shoemakers. Easy to locate.

2  Thank SavantIII_11
Reviewed 11 June 2017

The bridge has seen a bit of history over the years, being utilised initially by butchers, then shoemakers and also being a place where public punishments were carried out in the old days. Today its just an ordinary little pedestrian bridge crossing the river at...More

Thank Ilmar1
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