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Address: Ghadames Governorate, Ghadamis, Libya

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secret Sahara masterpiece

If you manage to get into libya.... then cross country t less miles of lawless Saharan wasteland you will see this oasis paradise. As you walk the empty abandoned city you will... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
Stephengollan
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Edmonton, Canada
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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

If you manage to get into libya.... then cross country t less miles of lawless Saharan wasteland you will see this oasis paradise. As you walk the empty abandoned city you will swear the ghosts of the past are guiding you (it's spooky ok!). What's that you hear??? Well its sure not a tourist!!, you will have the whole city... More 

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Tripoli
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

The city of Ghadames is diverse as you can step back into the "old" city, which is no longer inhabited, or walk through the streets of the "new" city. There is much history to be gleaned in Ghadames! You can explore the lower passageways of the old city with its many twists and turns, or climb to the rooftop "streets"... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

A visit to Ghadames promises to be a highlight for anyone travelling in this region. It is thought to be one of the three ancient cities - Damascus, Jericho and Ghadames - and there's history at every turn in this charming place. No other city has the architecture that marks the Old City, now protected as a UNESCO site, with... More 

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Ghadamis, Libya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2011

Arrived late one evening after a difficult journey. the welcome we received was fit for a king! Our privacy is well respected and all the staff are polite and discrete. Security seems very good as well.

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Tripoli, Libya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2010

I just got back from a visit to the old city of Ghadames and I think that the place is regaining its charm, beauty and sence of being unique

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2009

We took a three day / two night trip from Tripoli. It is 400 miles each way and so takes the best part of the day but the old city is fascinating. Estimated to be between 2000 and 4000 years old it is now possible to wander around the streets and also make your way up on to the rooftops... More 

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Aqaba, Jordan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2008

We visited Ghadames with Arkno Tours a Libyan Travel Company in January 2007. After a two week tour of Libya we have come back to Libya to live and work. Ghadames is only one of many highlights in Libya. The day we visited the old city with our guide Abdalla Almofeq was a warm winters day with a delightful blue... More 

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