Witnesses of the history of the city, which holds a special attraction to visitors, are the monuments. The Castle whose actual form is mostly the work of the Ottoman era, incorporating earlier Byzantine building phases, while in the castle are two citadels. The Island of the lake which is now one of the most picturesque places of the city, which combines natural beauty with its rich historical tradition. It was a great religious and monastic center in the late Byzantine period and the period of Ottoman rule, which now show the surviving monasteries, which are of great artistic and historical value.
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