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Tripoli

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Benghazi

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Leptis Magna

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Al Jabal al Akhdar

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Qasr al Hajj

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Tripoli

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  • Don't miss tiramisu

    Tripoli Restaurants

    it's in Gargarish street, one of the most popular streets of Tripoli. The cuisine is Italian based,international cuisine. The entrance is welcome. There are two dining rooms with different decorations and one VIP room. the service is good. the food is delicious. The toilets, dining rooms, plates, waitress dresses are very clean. I have been in...

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  • Corinthia Bab Africa Hotel

    Tripoli Hotels

    When our KLM flight was cancelled on 21 Feb 2011 we were put in the Corinthia Bab Africa Hotel, and...

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  • Walking with Romans

    Tripoli Things to Do

    Without a doubt, the great Roman city of Leptis Magna - once the greatest Roman city in all North Africa - is a must-see on every visitor to Tripoli's list. Abandonment rather than successive rebuilding on the same site has left the city in a wonderfully intact state and the excellent and sensitive work done by way of restoration makes the city an...

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Benghazi

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  • From and to Tripoli by plane

    Benghazi Transportation

    We came from Tripoli to Benghazi by plane, a fokker. It was a comfortable morning flight of less than one hour. Benina International Airport is a small airport. All went in time and smoothly. The airport is about 20 km out of town.On the way back everything was totally different. The flight should be at 10 pm. When we arrived at the airport it was...

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  • Smoking a nargileh

    Benghazi Local Customs

    During our walk in the afternoon we entered a bar to drink a tea or coffee. It was a local place where the men smoke a nargileh or waterpipe. Like in many other Middle Eastern countries also in Libya and Benghazi you can smoke a nargileh. There are several flavours to choose.We drunk our tea and the men smoked their nargileh. They liked it to show...

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  • Buying souvenirs

    Benghazi Shopping

    If you didn't find nice local things in te authentic souqs, you can go to Sharia Omar al-Mukhtar, the main shopping street with lots of shops. When I visited in 2006 there were not many shops with local craft, but we found a African Art Shop. It was an amazing collection of nice and less pretty things. Cupper, leather, jewellery, fur, books,...

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Leptis Magna

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  • Cardo Maximus

    Leptis Magna Things to Do

    The Cardo Maximus is the main north-south highway through Leptis Magna. It connected the coast to the interior villas and farms, which supplied the grain, olive oil and wine to the city and for export to Rome. Along it now you find the main entrance gate to the site, the Arch of Septimius Severus, the Arch of Trajan, the Arch of Tiberius, the...

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  • Severan Basilica

    Leptis Magna Things to Do

    The Severan Basilica is 92 metres long, and 40 metres wide. It was built as a judicial basilica, and it has two apses at either end.It was converted into a church by the command of Byzantine emperor, Justinian 1.(6th century)First impression entering the basilica : a mess of stones and pillars. But the local guide explainded a lot of things and...

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  • Nymfaeum

    Leptis Magna Things to Do

    A nymfaeum was a Roman temple consecrated to water nymphs, and added during the reign of Septimius Severus. It once had a superb facade of red granite, and niches filled with marble statues, but most of it was destroyed by a flood.This one stands near to the Wadi Lebda and, like most nymfaeum, originally built around a natural spring.Next to the...

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Al Jabal al Akhdar

  • Ptolemais

    Al Jabal al Akhdar Things to Do

    Buildings of interest in Ptolemais include the small but excellent Museum, the Western Basilica, the Columned Palace, the Theatre and the underground Cisterns.

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  • Cyrene - the local museum

    Al Jabal al Akhdar Things to Do

    Visiting this museum is a must. Many Greek (right side) and Roman (left side) statues and mosaics are shown here in a professional but private atmosphere - the guide is top an speaks fluent english.

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  • Apollonia

    Al Jabal al Akhdar Things to Do

    Apollonia was the harbour for Cyrene and counts 5 churches, therefore named the city of churches. The western church is located next to the entrance and gives an overview on the former defending wall, and the entrance of the harbour. You will need a little bit of imagination whenever visiting the rich archeologic sites, dating from the Roman/Greek...

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Qasr al Hajj

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  • Visit the granaries

    Qasr al Hajj Things to Do

    Berber culture, so interesting how they survived and struggled for live, how they protected themselves against the many invaders

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  • Tolmisa

    Qasr al Hajj Off The Beaten Path

    Also known as Tormisa and Tarmeisa, this ancient and abandoned stone village is perched on a spectacular and narrow rocky outcrop overlooking the Sahel al-Jefara.There was once a draw bridge guarding the entrance to the town over a narrow 'isthmus' in the rock. The town was effective sealed off between the hours of 18.00 and 06.00, when the...

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  • Scenery

    Qasr al Hajj Off The Beaten Path

    Barren and stark, desert scenery is nevertheless beautiful. We travelled high into mountainous area, where deep wadis and valleys punctuate the landscape.

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