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  2. Berat District
  3. Berat

Berat: Historic City Walking-Tour

Product ID: 216420
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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.
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

Flexible pickup in Berat. You will be picked up from your hotel or destination of choice inside the city.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

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
  • Marvel at the Byzantine wonders inside the Onufri Museum
Full description
Walk through the historic city of Berat and discover its rich culture and architecture on this illuminating half-day tour. After a short introduction from your guide, you will proceed to Berat's World Heritage Sites – the ancient quarters of Mangalem 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. Finish your tour by exploring Byzantine art and iconography in the Onufri Museum, settled inside the castle walls. 

Includes
  • Entrance fee for the Medieval Center, Berat Castle and Onufri Museum
  • City tax and VAT tax
What’s Not Included
  • Personal expenses

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Sun hat
  • Camera
  • Water
Know before you go
• During August, the tour is better in the early morning or late afternoon due to high temperatures
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Organized by

Visit Albania Tour Operator

Product ID: 216420