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12-06-2006, 06:23 PM
This is a discussion thread for the following file:<br><br><b><a href=http://www.googleearthhacks.com/dlfile22758/Stone-Bridge---Skopje,-Macedonia.htm>Stone Bridge - Skopje, Macedonia</a></b><br><br>According to certain data the bridge was built in the 6th century, whereas in its present form it was raised upon the old foundation in the time of the Sultan Murat II in the first half of the 15th century. As the name itself says, the stone bridge was built of solid stone blocks, while its massive construction is supported by firm columns, connected with semicircular arcs. <br />
The Stone Bridge is the most prominent landmark of Skopje; the bridge connects the old and the new parts of the city.<br><br><img src=http://www.googleearthhacks.com/images/new/080505/67335Clipboard10.jpg>