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Roman Sabratha

Sabratah, Libya
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Type: Historic Sites
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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

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Madrid, Spain
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38 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
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

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Hebden Bridge
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
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.

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Tripoli, Libya
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35 reviews 35 reviews
4 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
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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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
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 ...

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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Tripoli
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2012

I had the opportunity to visit the Roman Ruins of Sabratha not too long ago, and it was spectacular!! Despite all that has gone on in Libya this past year, the ruins seems to be untouched and were an incredible sight to see. They are located just to the west of Tripoli on the coastline of the Mediterranean Sea. The... More

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Belgrade, Serbia
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2011

I have visited Sabratha twice. It was first time in December 2010 and after that on February 2011. Sabratha is old Roman city with interesting history. In that place located one of the first official christian cathedral in Roman impery after legalization of christianity. Also, exists beautiful baptize font, theatre, temples, punic tomb and arena. Note: Arena located outside of... More

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Dorset
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2010

The golden stone and the blue sea and sky make this a beautiful place to visit, It was also much less crowded than Leptus Magna. The theatre which was reconstructed by the Italians when Lybia was an Italian colony is very impressive. Its design is the same as the Dome in London, with a central amphitheatre surrounded by shops.

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Jakarta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2010

I went to Sabratha on Dec 2009, it was a great experience for me and my friends. We came from Jakarta (Indonesia) to Tripoli for an assignment, We could finished our work earlier so we decided to visit Sabratha to find one of a Roman site in the North Africa. We were amazed with the view, made us suddenly imagine... More

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