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Tanners' Bridge

Rr. Punetoret e Rilindjes, Tirana, Albania
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... there really isn't much to this. It's a single span over what was once a small stream. It is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
LMOverby
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Columbia, Missouri
Sudden but unforgetable memory

While walking around the city of Tirana we run into the Tanner´s Bridge. We took just a few step´s... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jari H
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Oulu, Oulu, Finland
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Rr. Punetoret e Rilindjes, Tirana, Albania
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Reviewed 1 week ago

... there really isn't much to this. It's a single span over what was once a small stream. It is one of the (precious) few remnants of the town's Ottoman past, but it's barely worth putting on the tourist map.

Thank LMOverby
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While walking around the city of Tirana we run into the Tanner´s Bridge. We took just a few step´s and we were over the bridge just like people has done already age´s. :-)

Thank Jari H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This little bridge is all the remains of Tirana's Ottoman heritage. It's worth visiting for a glimpse of past times

Thank brian s
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tanners' Bridge (Ura e Tabakve) is a 18th-century Ottoman stone footbridge. It is 8 meters long, 3.5 meters high from the base of the river, and 2.5 meters wide. The bridge was built near the Tanners' Mosque and was part of St George's Road connecting...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is just an old, not very large bridge, and would not get mentioned if it were not for the fact it is the last remaining on in the city. However, I was pleased to see people actually using it (as a pedestrian's short cut).

Thank Jincognito
Reviewed 17 May 2017

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 9 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 29 November 2016

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

Thank gastronaut_11
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