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15 Million Project Which Attracted 55,000 Visitors

By Poundtravel

floating docks

Thousands of people have tested a pontoon day of three kilometers installed on Lake Iseo in northern Italy. The project called “Floating docks” cost 15 million euros and consists of cubes covered with waterproof fabric polystyrene.

More than 55,000 people tried last week the latest draft of the artist Christo Vladimirov, an impressive network of floating wharves.Comprising 220,000

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Lake Iseo or Lago d’Iseo [ˈlaːɡo diˈzeːo] or Sebino [seˈbiːno] is the fourth largest lake in Lombardy, Italy, fed by the Oglio river. It is in the north of the …

100,000 cubic meters cubes dressed in polystyrene impermeable, Christo’s floating bridge spans three kilometers and is situated on Lake Iseo,  small island village of Monte Isola Sulzano.
— We talked about this concept for the first time in 1970, but only now plan was carried out. “It’s a great feeling, I am very satisfied with the result achieved through cooperation between all organizations involved, which have guaranteed the safety of those who want to walk on water,” said the president of the Lombardy region, Roberto Maroni, quoted by the British newspaper “Daily Mail” .

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Curious willing to try Bulgarian-born artist’s project, came even before the opening night of the gangway to be the first to walk on it.  Although floating docks can hold up to 11,000 people at once, and that in favorable weather conditions, more than 55,000 visitors have tried to cross the bridge last Saturday, organizers recommending them to return another day. Over 150 agents and 30 lifeguards watched from the safety of those present at the inauguration.

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