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Tanners' Bridge

Rr. Punetoret e Rilindjes, Tirana, Albania
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a beautiful small historic bridge

Tiran is not a large city, there are nice parks, and friendly people. This small bridge is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
DrSincereTraveller
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Ankara, Turkey
Cobblestone Bridge

According to the signpost at the sight, the Tanners' Bridge boasts elegant proportions and is a... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
Raymond W
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Chengdu, China
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Rr. Punetoret e Rilindjes, Tirana, Albania
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Tiran is not a large city, there are nice parks, and friendly people. This small bridge is centrally located in Tiran.

Thank DrSincereTraveller
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

According to the signpost at the sight, the Tanners' Bridge boasts elegant proportions and is a particularly attractive example of a bridge. While it is good they have preserved this part of the city's heritage, this little stone bridge with its cobblestone surface does not...More

Thank Raymond W
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Another quaint artifact, close to the other attractions. It is the only bridge remaining from the Ottoman occupation. It does not span the river anymore, but remains a tourist attraction and a shortcut for walkers .

Thank MonctonCanucks
Reviewed 10 January 2017

set close to the 'grand canal' the wee ottoman bridge is a good example of many around Albania and easy to see in Tirana

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Walked over it without realising it's significance. Cobbled and historical. At the end of pedestrianised area.

Thank gastronaut_11
Reviewed 18 November 2016

The Tanners' Bridge (Albanian: Ura e Tabakëve) is an 18th-century Ottoman period stone footbridge located in Tirana, Albania. The bridge, built near the Tanners' Mosque, was once part of the Saint George Road that linked Tirana with the eastern highlands. The road was the rout...More

Thank Demirel B
Reviewed 17 November 2016

The bridge is typical from roman era and has a very nice shape. The bad thing about it is that it's fully surrounded by buildings...You can't see it properly and enjoy it as it should.

Thank Guilljea
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Recognised this bridge from my research into Tirana Sites. Quaint and pretty but hard to walk across. This bridge is at the end of a lovely pedestrianised street.

Thank Gill_110
Reviewed 20 October 2016

A small but charming small old bridge which you can pass if you want. It is at the end of Rruga Murat Toptani, the new pedestrian street. It was the only anicent thing which I have seen during my 5 days stay in Tirana and...More

Thank oberd2000
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Not much to tell except for that the original bridge dates from the 18th century. It was mainly used to bring livestock to the city centre. It was restored in the 1990´s for pedestrians. The bridge itself is really cute, but equally small. It´s worth...More

Thank DjangoDjango
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