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sluice-gate

Ljubljanica Sluice Gate

Ljubljanica Sluice Gate (Zapornica na Ljubljanici) is a sluice gate and a triumphal arch designed in 1939 by the Slovene architect Jože Plečnik on the Ljubljanica river in Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. They were envisaged as a a monumental farewell of the river Ljubljanica on its exit from the Ljubljana city centre. They were designed to be used as a footbridge too.

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