Berat

MangalemThe caste, northern entrance Onufri museumHoly trinity church

Berat is a town in south-central Albania also know as “the city of a thousand windows” due to its particular architectural style where houses have lots of windows almost on top of each other.

Being one of the oldest inhabited regions of Albania, more than 2400 years old,  Berat was granted a special status by UNESCO in 2008, when was inscribed in the World Heritage List.In 1961 the communist government declared Berat to be a “museum city”.

While in Berat, don’t forget to visit:

1. The castle

2. The Onufri museum

3. Holy Trinity church, St. Constantin and Helena church and St. Maria Vllaherna

4. The leaden mosque

5. The bachelor’s mosque

6. The helveti tekke

7. The old bridge of Gorica

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