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Tanners' Bridge, Tirana
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Walk across the Tanners' Bridge to experience a piece of history. When the bridge was built in the 18th century, it connected the agricultural land, and its livestock, to the leathercraftsmen and butchers in the city. Farmers would lead herds of domestic animals to the butchers across the bridge. Today the stone bridge connects two sections of the capital city and supports people instead of animals. It is a rare example of Ottoman engineering that still stands in the city. Use caution when walking across the bridge, as the stones can be slippery. Plan your Tanners' Bridge visit and explore what else you can see and do in Tirana using our Tirana trip generator.
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TripAdvisor
  • A historic bridge in Tirana - and even today people go, although also runs a normal walkway. Make photo finished. Really nice the large beer garden is also the same.
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  • 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. 
  • 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 da...  more »
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  • Site archeological, visited by many people. It is very popular site
  • One of best touristic sites in Tirana, only 7 min from center of city
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  • The bridge looks really good
  • fantastic!