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Tanners' Bridge

Address: Rr. Punetoret e Rilindjes, Tirana, Albania
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Ranked #15 of 31 Attractions in Tirana
Type: Bridges, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Bridges, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks

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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

A little stone bridge, that no longer seems to cross over anything. It seems a little out of place now, with major roads just around it. It did make a useful shortcut, however. It isn't specifically lit at night, but there is enough surrounding streetlight to cross safely without falling off.

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Los Angeles, California
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503 attraction reviews
443 helpful votes 443 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

This is a stone bridge from the Ottoman times (a rarity in Tirana). It was once the bridge to cross the stream that no longer runs here, but it does have historical significance so please don't dismiss it as "nothing to see, of no importance). It is slippery because the stones are so worn and with no hand rails/sides, please... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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1,551 reviews 1,551 reviews
1,362 attraction reviews
816 helpful votes 816 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

A rare ancient structure in Tirana. Coach tours of Tirana's few sights pass by here, blink and you will miss it. It was once part of an important trading route for farmers bringing livestock from farms in the east to the markets in town. It was built in the 18th C during the ottoman era in an area populated by... More 

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Paris, France
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Small random bridge surrounded by a modern concrete much larger one and by a restaurant. If for some reason its only a 5 minutes walk from your hotel, go and see it. Otherwise, no reason to go there.

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177 reviews 177 reviews
93 attraction reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

on the edge of the centre and fairly well sign posted but not really any wow factor. Old ridge which people still walk on, in built up area by a road but hardly the Mostar bridge..

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Bunbury, Australia
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161 reviews 161 reviews
94 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

this little bridge looks great in the photos in brochures but the area right next to it is very run down and shows little respect for this beautiful little historic bridge

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Warminster, United Kingdom
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123 reviews 123 reviews
70 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

Took a bit of finding but is an amazing Ottoman stone bridge set in the midst of a bustling city. We walked along the river bank and were looking in the wrong direction.

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Somewhere on the Earth
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

The bridge it self is a bit off from the river, so if you are looking for the bridge along the river, you will miss it. It locate on the northern side of the river and there is nothing under it. I found it quite hard walking because of those polished stones. I think people might have fun just crossing... More 

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Tirana, Albania
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46 reviews 46 reviews
21 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

very interesting bridge made by stone located in not a very attractive position, it is situated in the end of Murat Toptani street, it may be some times bad smell near especially during summer

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Dublin, Ireland
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172 reviews 172 reviews
64 attraction reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

The Tanners Bridge was probably beautiful in its day. Actually, it was definitely beautiful. And it still is. But it is about 20m long and is almost hidden behind a horrible 20th century road bridge and below it is a smelly swap. I am giving it one star because when you walk half an hour to see it, it is... More 

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