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Address: Rr. Punetoret e Rilindjes, Tirana, Albania

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Slippery rocks

Awesome for the history buff. Not so much for the average person. Please be careful, even when dry, the rocks are still slippery.

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2015
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Willingboro, New Jersey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

I gave this a "poor" rating, not because there's anything inherently wrong with it - it's a tiny historic bridge - but as an attraction? No, unless you're the world's biggest fan of tiny stone bridges. If however, you are accompanying the world's biggest fan of tiny stone bridges and you don't want to waste one minute of your life... More 

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Willingboro, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Awesome for the history buff. Not so much for the average person. Please be careful, even when dry, the rocks are still slippery.

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Marshfield, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Well, it doesn't go anywhere. Seasonally, it doesn't have any water under it. The Lana River was re-canalized away from this piece of Ottoman stone work. Once, just about everything was foot traffic with hand carts. Miracle it survived.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Technically there is not much to this stone bridge that dates back to the ottoman times but if you are a history person, then surely you can visit the place for its history value. But I my opinion even that is not as alluring as it should be as this was just a bridge that used to see heavy traffic.... More 

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Yorkshire
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Address: Address: Rr. Punetoret e Rilindjes, Tirana, Albania
Location: Europe  >  Albania  >  Tirana

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