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The Colonnade Bridge in Piešťany, also called the Glass Bridge, is the longest covered bridge in Slovakia. It spans the Váh River with a length of 156 meters and connects the Spa Island with the city. The lower part was designed by the Swiss engineer Schwartz and the architecture of the superstructure is the work of Emil Belluš. The construction was carried out in the years 1930 to 1933 and the artistic decoration of the glass is the work of Martin Benko. The symbol of the bridge and Piešťany itself became a statue of a barlo breaker, which they cast from bronze and installed on the bridge in 1933. In 1945, the bridge was destroyed at

Colonnade bridge

The Colonnade Bridge in Piešťany, also called the Glass Bridge, is the longest covered bridge in Slovakia. It spans the Váh River with a length of 156 meters and connects the Spa Island with the city. The lower part was designed by the Swiss engineer Schwartz and the architecture of the superstructure is the work of Emil Belluš. The construction was carried out in the years 1930 to 1933 and the artistic decoration of the glass is the work of Martin Benko. The symbol of the bridge and Piešťany itself became a statue of a barlo breaker, which they cast from bronze and installed on the bridge in 1933. In 1945, the bridge was destroyed at

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Transport: By foot, By bike, By car
Parking: Free parking nearby, Paid parking nearby


Suitable for: Childrens, Families with childrens, Elderly, Handicapped, Cyclists, Young, Adults
Season: Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter
Updated on: 19.3.2018
Source: DAJAMABOOKS
Viac sa dočítate v knihe Najkrajšie mestské vychádzky z Vydavateľstva Dajama. Kniha Najkrajšie mestské prechádzky predstavuje tzv. mestskú turistiku a pešie poznávanie kultúrnych a historických hodnôt slovenských miest. Čitateľ v nej nájde stručný návod ako v rámci jednej prechádzky prejsť najzaujímavejšími mestami na Slovensku a urobiť si o nich základný obraz.

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Colonnade bridge
Piešťany
Region: Trnavský
District: Piešťany
Area: Stredné Považie
 48.588166, 17.839822

Altitude: 159 m

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