Railway bridge in Sisak
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Railway bridge in Sisak

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A: View at railway bridge in Sisak

by Igor Adamec, 130 meters away

View at railway bridge in Sisak

B: Sisak fortress - 1

by Igor Adamec, 540 meters away

Construction of Sisak fortress, at the confluence of rivers Kupa and Sava, started in 1544. and was f...

Sisak fortress - 1

C: Sisak fortress - 3

by Igor Adamec, 550 meters away

Construction of Sisak fortress, at the confluence of rivers Kupa and Sava, started in 1544. and was f...

Sisak fortress - 3

D: Sisak fortress - 2

by Igor Adamec, 600 meters away

Construction of Sisak fortress, at the confluence of rivers Kupa and Sava, started in 1544. and was f...

Sisak fortress - 2

E: Stari most (Old bridge) in Sisak - 1

by Igor Adamec, 1.2 km away

Although its name and appearance might fool an average observer, one could tell that this bridge is a...

Stari most (Old bridge) in Sisak - 1

F: Stari most (Old bridge) in Sisak - 3

by Igor Adamec, 1.3 km away

Although its name and appearance might fool an average observer, one could tell that this bridge is a...

Stari most (Old bridge) in Sisak - 3

G: Stari most (Old bridge) in Sisak - 2

by Igor Adamec, 1.3 km away

Although its name and appearance might fool an average observer, one could tell that this bridge is a...

Stari most (Old bridge) in Sisak - 2

H: Sisak - remains of the old city walls

by Igor Adamec, 1.3 km away

What you see before you are the remains of defense walls of Siscia, capital of Roman province Pannoni...

Sisak - remains of the old city walls

I: Hrastovačka gora 1

by Igor Adamec, 11.5 km away

Remains of the church of the Holy Spirit, at 'Hrastovačka gora' near Petrinja, dating from 16th centu...

Hrastovačka gora 1

J: Hrastovačka gora 2

by Igor Adamec, 12.2 km away

Hrastovačka gora 2

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