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Type: The Bridges of Sarajevo
The pedestrian bridge, Festina Lente, connects the promenade on Obala Maka Dizdara on the left side of the Miljacka River with Obala Kulina Bana and Radićeva Street on the right.
This modern structure, with the Academy of Fine Arts in the background, is a magical sight, especially at night.
The bridge opened on August 22, 2012 and it was Adnan Alagić, Bojan Kanlić and Amila Hrustić, students at the Sarajevo Art Academy, who came up with its design.
This steel bridge is 38 meters long and has a width of 4 to 7 meters, has aluminum plating and the sides are lined with laminated glass paneling and wooden handrails.
The bridge is illuminated by LED lighting which is placed along the external frame and footway and there are two wooden benches in the center.
An inscription at both entrances to the bridge reads, Festina Lente, which is Latin for “hurry slowly”!