The Art Bridge (Macedonian: Мост на уметноста, romanizedMost na umetnosta, pronounced [mɔst na uˈmɛtnɔsta]) 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]

Art Bridge

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

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  1. ^ "Мостот на уметноста се искачи на конструкцијата" (in Macedonian). Skopje: Utrinski Vesnik. April 8, 2012. Archived from the original on June 13, 2012. Retrieved June 19, 2012.