Gorica Bridge over the Osum river is a landmark in the city of Berat, Albania.Arrange your visit to Gorica Bridge and discover more family-friendly attractions in Berat using our Berat trip itinerary maker site.
It is one of the oldest and most popular Ottoman bridges in Albania. It connects two parts of Berat, was originally built from wood in 1780 and was rebuilt with stone in the 1920s. The seven-arch bridge is 129 metres (423 ft) long and 5.3 metres (17 ft) wide and is built about 10 metres (33 ft) above the average water level. The bridge was renovated in year 2015 by Bashkia Berat (the Municipality of Berat).
According to local legend, the original wooden bridge contained a dungeon in which a girl would be incarcerated and starved to appease the spirits responsible for the safety of the bridge.
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Gorica Bridge Reviews
Nrthing special. I wonder why I review is necessary. There are more spectaculair bridges in the world. The tourist office in Berat has to come up with something special for a memory or a selfie. more »
Ancient bridge connecting the banks of the river that was almost dry. A bit out of the center and takes some time to walk there. Once you are there you can walk over it and that’s about it. Nice to... more »
One of the oldest bridges in Albania. The city of Berat is one of the oldest in the Balkans.
Very beautifful old town. Kind people.
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