Berat, known as the city of 1000 windows or the museum city, is one of the oldest and most beautiful places in Albania, with a settlement having existed there since the 6th century BC. Come along on this day tour for the wine tasting in a small local tavern then wander the wind-ing streets of the picturesque town of Berat and then visit the castle of 20 churches.
The city of Berat offers rare examples of an architectural style typical of the Ottoman period. The people of Berat were first called Illyrians, then Arbër, and finally Albanians. Located in central Albania, Berat bears witness to the coexistence of various religious and cultural communities down the centuries. It features a castle, locally known as the Kala, most of which was built in the 13th century, although its origins date back to the 4th century BC. The citadel area numbers many Byzantine churches, mainly from the 13th century, as well as several mosques built under the Ottoman era which began in 1417. The old town section of Berat is one of the oldest in Albania, with the earliest traces of settlement dating from 2600-1800 BC and archeological finds such as ceramics from the 7th or 6th century BC.
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