Take a self-guided tour around the 13th-century remains of Berat Castle. Located on the banks of the Osum River, the fortress overlooks the town of Berat. The Romans burned the original fort, which has been rebuilt many times since. The haunting ruins cover a large area and, in the castle's glory days, were able to hold a large number of the city's residents. Many of these buildings were Christian churches from the 13th century, with one mosque whose minaret base still stands. You may be carrying the fortress in your pocket: the attraction appears on the back of Albanian 10 lekë coins put in circulation in 1996 and 2000. Plan to visit Berat Castle and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Berat attractions using our Berat driving holiday website.
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Berat Castle reviews
Berat castle rises up the steep hill above the town. We went there self driving by car, and there's a parking lot just in front of the gate. If not having your own car I suggest taking a taxi, as if..... more »
Beautiful remains of this historic fortress. There is a tiny village within the walls. Fantastic view of the city more »
If you visit Berat then you should definitely visit Berat Castle. Inside the castle there is very nice village full of traditions houses and a few small restaurants and cafes not overly touristic. You can have a walk and enjoy the peaceful scenery and the wonderful view of the surrounding nature
One to one windows It’s impossible to stay indifferent to this beauty! Berat City - Unesco world heritage. More than 2400 years old, still leaving city. Included in the list of the biggest travel makers in the world. Come to spend a journey IN ALBANIA and live your great experience.
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