Chapel of St Nicholas


The small Byzantine-era Chapel of St Nicholas is normally kept locked.

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1. Chapel of St Mary Blachernae

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The small chapel of St Mary Blachernae, which dates from the 13th century and contains some 16th-century wall murals, is unfortunately normally kept…

2. Church of the Holy Trinity

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The substantial and picturesque Church of the Holy Trinity sits below the upper fortress. Of all the churches within the fortress walls, it's the best…

3. Onufri Museum

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The Onufri Museum is situated in the Kala quarter's biggest church, the Church of the Dormition of St Mary (Kisha Fjetja e Shën Mërisë). The church itself…

4. Kalaja


Hidden behind the crumbling walls of the fortress that crowns the hill above Berat is the whitewashed, village-like neighbourhood of Kala; if you walk…

5. Church of St Theodore

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The Orthodox church of St Theodore, close to the fortress gates, is normally closed, but if you are granted access, you'll discover some wonderful wall…

6. Red Mosque

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The Red Mosque, by the southern Kala walls, was the first mosque in Berat and dates back to the 15th century.

7. Chapel of St Michael

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Perched on a cliff ledge below the castle is the artfully positioned 14th-century chapel of St Michael, best viewed from the Gorica quarter across the…

8. Ethnographic Museum

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Just off the steep hillside that leads up to Berat's castle is this excellent museum, which is housed in a beautiful 18th-century Ottoman house that's as…