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Activities: Dig (archeology)
Description: One of the best preserved Roman cities is situated on the Mediterranean...
One of the best preserved Roman cities is situated on the Mediterranean Sea.
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Nice people and beautiful places you can swim at the amazing beach and theirs musim contains many ancient things and also you can visit the following areas to see septimos sefors

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Nice people and beautiful places you can swim at the amazing beach and theirs musim contains many ancient things and also you can visit the following areas to see septimos sefors

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

These are the roman ruins which have a vast history behind them though the buildings have been damaged by natural calamities but still very interesting to spend a day & look back

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I was there as a teenager, so don't know how it looks now, but the whole ancient city is here. Hardly to find something similar.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

The date is incorrect! My family and I lived in Tripoli from 2009 to 2011 and we had a amazing life by that time! This ace is unbelievable, Leptis is much bigger and most impressive than Sabratha or even the Coliseum. And unfortunately i am almost sure that now days there is no one taking care of these jewels in... More 

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Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Lets be honest. Libya doesn't have much going for it. There is literally no way to get there anymore, and even when there was the locals didn't really want you to be there. However, should all this nonsense disappear and miraculously a liberal, secular government be installed, make sure to get there. The Libyans didn't take care of the surrounds;... More 

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Wooster, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This is by far the most phenomenal and unforgettable set of Roman ruins I have ever visited. Due to Roman Emperor Septimius Severus's North African birth, during his reign the area now within modern Libya received a boon of building and development in its Roman cities. The geopolitical situation makes this site inadvisable for a westerner to visit currently, but... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We visited this amazing ruined city. in October 2010 it will take a whole day to explore properly an you will need a guide to appreciate the vast amount of ruins,there are streets ,alleys,shops, bathhouses,communal toilets ,theaters and an amazing view of the sea.Out side in the coach park there were a few cafes selling food and drink and we... More 

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Kingston, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

The visiting date is incorrect, but I had to choose one. We visited this awesome Roman ruin many years back when Gaddafi was still running the show (much better than now, by the way). Travel restrictions in place at the time had been lifted when the boss renounced intentions to pursue A-weapons, and tourists were welcome. We joined a small... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

I worked and lived in Libya as a single woman (!) from 1971-1973, as an oil company secretary. The first time I went there with a couple of other girls (we'd just bought a Fiat Siecento!) the whole place was completely open. No gates, guards, fences, entry fee - entirely natural, and nobody there. It was in disarray - nobody... More 

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

It is hard to find the words to describe how amazing it was to walk through the streets and to see the well-preserved buildings of this city. Despite various episodes of "theft" over the years - there is still loads to see. The atmosphere is incredible. Make sure to visit the nearby coliseum.

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