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Berat: Historic City Walking-Tour

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Experience the highlights of Berat through the eyes of a local in this half-day walking tour. Explore the city's most iconic sites and learn more about its history, culture and architecture.

Highlights

  • Explore the Castle of Berat, the biggest castle in Albania
  • Visit Berat's beautiful world heritage sites, including Mangalem and Gorica
  • Travel back in time in the Medieval Center
  • Visit Berat Castle

Description

Walk through the historic city of Berat and discover its rich culture and architecture on this illuminating 2-3 hour tour. After a short introduction from your guide, you will proceed to Berat's World Heritage Sites – the ancient quarters of Mangalam and Gorica. Travel back in time as you stroll through the meandering streets, home to the Ottomans in the 15th century, and learn more about the architecture of this 'town of a thousand windows'. Visit the iconic Medieval Center, where you will gaze upon the beautiful King Mosque, one of the oldest mosques in Albania, and the Halveti Tekke monument. Explore the magnificent tombs, as your tour guide enlightens you about Ottoman architecture and history. Discover more about the relationship between Albania's religious groups. Climb up to the magnificent Castle of Berat. Marvel at the fort and witness the monuments and treasures inside.

Includes

2-3 Hour Guided tour City tax and VAT tax Local Tour Guide.

Important Information

  • During August, the tour is better in the early morning or late afternoon due to high temperatures

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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