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Cyrene City Is good Place

Cyrene Is the most important place you should visit in the east side of Libya because Cyrene Is... read more

Reviewed February 21, 2018
Al Marj, Libya
Just amazing!

Ancient Greek and Roman ruins, unspoiled, not crowded. The climate in the Green Mountains is great... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2016
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Feb 21, 2018
“Cyrene City Is good Place”
Jul 30, 2016
“Just amazing!”
The site of a once-prosperous Greek colony with a vast necropolis.
Al Bayda, Libya
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Reviewed February 21, 2018

Cyrene Is the most important place you should visit in the east side of Libya because Cyrene Is located on the Green mountain In Al Bayda City In Libya

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank Elzerbi
Reviewed July 30, 2016

Ancient Greek and Roman ruins, unspoiled, not crowded. The climate in the Green Mountains is great. As another reviewer said, you can walk all day and not see it all. It's an experience you will never forget.

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank ExPatinNica
Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

I arrived in sharm on the 2nd off July 😊😊😊 one of my best holidays yet ....... On my arrival at the airport I was met by my driver Salah who then took me on to my hotel the Cyrene Resort .... On my arrival...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Hotbimbo
Reviewed January 12, 2015

I've been in Shahat (the popular name for Cyrene in Libya) in 2012 few months after the civil war in 2011. This historical place was a little bit far from Benghazi but the road trip was worth it. I hadn't known that Libya was part...More

Date of experience: January 2015
2  Thank shali08
Reviewed September 3, 2013

amazing Roman and Greek ruins in such a large area with good atmosphere, you can walk for the whole day and still can not see everything, some bad additives are there like Apollo`s fountain which is disfigured with the new!! pipes!!!, but in general it...More

Date of experience: March 2013
2  Thank Ezedin
Reviewed December 12, 2012

If you are traveling from Benghazi, Cyrene or popularly known to us as Shahat is a two hours drive away with stop over by the bridge with a view and a must stop at the New Al MArj hospital for Photo opportunity with friends. If...More

Date of experience: January 2012
Thank freeyah
Reviewed July 8, 2012

Hundreds of years ago people like us lived in this most "developed" circumstances not far from where queen Cleopatra ( Kilopatra) has had a bath/pool in the Mediterrean Sea. The little city of Cerene (Shahat), full of Italian/Greek methology is "alive" and pulses hope in...More

Date of experience: May 2012
Thank h c
Reviewed June 13, 2012

All the delegates present during the first international conference on Water Resources of Al Jabal Al Akhdar: Reality & Prospective5 -7 June 2012 organized by University of Omar Al Mokhtar Faculty of Natural Resources & Environmental Sciences Al Baiyda Libya supported the following resolution read...More

Date of experience: June 2012
Thank DrSPBindra
Reviewed May 17, 2012

Libya has much to offer in the way of Roman/Greek Ruins, and Cyrene (or Cyrenica) is one of those sites to behold! It was a large city, and it was neat to walk the old streets and see the former buildings. Much church history is...More

Date of experience: May 2012
1  Thank Libyatravelandtours
Reviewed December 4, 2011

Although not properly looked after in any way, this is possibly the most remarkable archaeological site I have ever visited.

Date of experience: November 2011
Thank brightonaiki
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