Castle and Ruins in Berat
The Gorica Castle Remains are of Illyrian origin and are found on the hill overlooking Berat, on the Gorica side. The castle dates back to the 4th Century and was built by the Parthini tribe of Illyrians at the same time they they built Berat castle across the valley. With both fortresses they were able to control movement of people along the river valley. The castle was not been used since it was sacked by the Romans in 200 BC.
Archaeological finds on site found earlier fortifications from Late Bronze and Early Iron Age.
You can look across from here to clearly see, and get photos of, the castle of Berat on the other side of the river.
Other names of Gorica Castle
The Gorica Castle has the following names: Rrënojat e Kalasë së Gorices, Fortification of Gorica.
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