A Bridge in the City Center; Taskopru, Adana

Taskopru is a bridge over the Seyhan River in Adana city center, connecting the Adana (Seyhan) and Karsiyaka (Yüregir) sides. Taskopru- View from the old Governor’s Office Considered as the symbol of Adana, the bridge is a Roman period work. It is reported that Tas kopru was built by the Roman Emperor Hadrian and underwent serious repairs during the reign of Roman Emperor Justinian I. The bridge, which is located on the Seyhan River and originally had 21 sections, serves as a bridge with 14 sections after 7. During the rehabilitation of the Seyhan River, eyes remained underground.


The bridge, which was semi-narrow when it was first built, was later widened. It is known that there is a crown gate at both entrances of the bridge, which does not exist at the moment. Taskopru, which was repaired several times during the Ottoman period, continues to serve today. The bridge is 310 meters long and 11.40 meters wide. Roman Emperor Hadrianus, who built Tas kopru The restoration works of Tas kopru started in the beginning of 2006 and the works were completed in the beginning of 2007. In addition, Taskopru is one of the oldest bridges still in use in the world.

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How to go?

It is 3.7 km away from Adana New Governor’s Office, and it is possible to reach the city center by urban transportation vehicles. You can also access its location on google map from the links below or from the photo gallery.

Adana Sakirpasa Airport – Adana Taskopru

Adana Bus Station – Adana Taskopru

Adana Train Station – Adana Taskopru

Gül Demirci

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