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Berat Fortress, Berat

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Take a self-guided tour around the 13th-century remains of Berat Fortress. 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. Our Berat vacation planner makes visiting Berat Fortress and other Berat attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • After lunch, we made our way to the Fort. Whether this was a good decision is. In any case, an incredible rise was imminent. The prospect that then arose was however grandiose. Above, a number of old Ottoman houses gave rs. A very rewarding in all thing!
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  • This fortress, its beauty, its history, leaves everyone breathless! Unesco World Heritage site, is one of the places that should be visited at least once in your life! Incredible views over the city and its legend. Don't forget to let you tell ❤ I fell in love!
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  • While visiting Albania I was usually positively surprised, but Berat and its castle are def my favourite places of all in this country. We climbed our whole way up the mountain just to discover you ca...  more »