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Address: Sabratah, Libya
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A place where you can enjoy with family or friends. Sabratha ruins is located on the west of tripoli 80 km, the area is quit safe. Amazing atmospher and well preserved ruins

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 19, 2015
Ayoub M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

A place where you can enjoy with family or friends. Sabratha ruins is located on the west of tripoli 80 km, the area is quit safe. Amazing atmospher and well preserved ruins

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Katy, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

I had the opportunity to visit the ancient town of Sabratha and was overwhelmed by a feeling that I was surrounded by souls of the past. I’m not really a believer in the supernatural, but there is no doubt that I was surrounded by unseen, but definitely felt “companions” as we explored the site. The visit was one of the... More 

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Island of Malta, Malta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Roman ruins preserved well. Its a UNCESCO site though there are not many tourists.Its by the side of the mediterrean sea .Its better if you have a guide to know the site.

1 Thank anji7022
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I visited Sabratah in October 2010 and far prefered it to Leptis Magna, this was mainly due to our guide, who was an archeology proffessor and explained thw who, why and where of every street. One such nugget was the reason why there are so many headless statues, it's because the Romans used to recycle the bodies and substute a... More 

1 Thank squirrelsnuts
Guernsey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

A Roman site in excellent condition. It was not your stereotypical tourist attraction when I went, as there was no fancy signs or people trying to sell you miniature versions of the ruins or food and drink etc.. It was quite simply the Roman ruins. We spent a couple of hours exploring them in our own time, with no hassle.... More 

2 Thank Chris L
Dusseldorf, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Sabratha is not as big nor as impressive as Leptis but still worth the visit especially as the theatre is in a better state that that in Leptis. As you walk through the doors you can see the theatre on your right, the sun shinning on it and showing itself off in all its glory. There is a Punic structure,... More 

5 Thank LuisaFernanda89
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

Fantastic Ruins, a whole town to explore in amazing condition. The best I have ever seen. Hopefully they will keep looking after it, atthe moment anyone can wander in, with no security but I think The Libyans are rightly proud of this site so no one would vandalise it on purpose.

1 Thank MytholmroydDavid
Tripoli, Libya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

A very enjoyable morning walking among the ruins (and reconstructed facades), the site is perfectly nestled overlooking the shoreline. The theatre area is the primary attraction, and gives a very good sense of what the area was like when built. It's worth walking down to the sea to see some of the smaller ruins and mosaics in the ground. It... More 

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Tripoli, Libya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2012

i enjoyed with my friends when i visited it , safe .. healthy area .. clear air .. .. location for friends , family . .... enjoy your time with sabratha ...

1 Thank kimmeladam
New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2012

An amazing experience! Located west of Tripoli, be warned that this short trip will likely take a couple of hours due to the insanely horrible driving you're destined to find here. Don't be scared, just close your eyes and hold on. Explored Sabratha with my husband and his family, who had been there many times (they're from the area). It... More 

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