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Souk al Turqu, Tripoli, Libya
+218 217218178
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Ranked #5 of 62 Restaurants in Tripoli
Cuisines: Halal
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English first
New York City, New York
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

Great place to see how it all really is, a great part of historical Tripoli. You won't find something like this anywhere else

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Very few visitors realize that the old city is more than 800 years old built on top of Roman ruins over 2000 years old over Phoenician ruins 500 years before that. It also contains Turkish Ottoman, Italian, and Islamic historical sites. It is a UNESCO protect world heritage site. Dress appropriate for the whether and the local customs, get yourself... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

This is a place of two floors and outdoors service. Good tableware and a menu of traditional North African dishes & seafood. Could be further developed due to the available space.

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San Diego
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

I really hope they preserve it. There is beautiful revolutionary graffiti all around. It is very clean and people live and work there. It is not a tourist attraction, (although it is). We walked around all day and felt very safe. Everyone either ignored us because they were busy with their day or very friendly. Old town is not to... More 

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Rockville, Maryland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

I really enjoyed strolling through the Medina, or Old City. It could use a good clean-up, not to mention a wholesale rehabilitation. But the color is there, and the people are very friendly and welcoming.

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London, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2012

While it was enchanting to be taken round this part of the city we were advised that we shouldn't venture here without the proper guides. If you have the opportunity to go, then take it, it really is a different world.

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Address: Souk al Turqu, Tripoli, Libya
Phone Number: +218 217218178
Location: Africa  >  Libya  >  Tripoli District  >  Tripoli
Cuisine: Halal

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