The Sacred Bridge from XVIII century

St. Prizren – Gjakova (Drini's Bridge)

The Sacred Bridge from XVIII century

Stone bridge with a semi-circled arch over Drini i Bardhë river on the road Gjakovë-Prizren. It was totally destroyed during the World War I. In 1942 it was reconstructed by SIMONSEN of Italy. It is 37 m long, 7 m wide and 18.50 m high. The damages that it suffered during the war in 1999 were fixed by Italian KFOR. North of it there is a very beautiful canyon.

The annual bridge jumping/diving takes place in this bridge.

The bridge together with the Drini i Bardhë canyon is under protection by law since 1986.

Categories: Trashëgimia

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