Castle of Berat

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It was first mentioned in the VII - V centuries as a proto - urban dwelling place. In the year 216 BCE, during the wars between Rome and Illyrian armies it was named Antipatrea. What is interesting today is the fact that the castle is still inhabited. There are several Byzantine churches inside the walls and also the the museum of the icons "Onufri", the famous Albanian painter of XVI century and the remains of the Red Mosque.

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