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secret Sahara masterpiece

If you manage to get into libya.... then cross country t less miles of lawless Saharan wasteland... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2015
UnchartedBackpacker
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Edmonton, Canada
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A step back in time!

The city of Ghadames is diverse as you can step back into the "old" city, which is no longer... read more

Reviewed April 8, 2014
Libyatravelandtours
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Tripoli
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Reviewed June 15, 2017

Ghadames, is the Berber Pearl of the Sahara, located at the edge of the Sahara Desert, close to the Libyan-Algerian border. The old city of Ghadames is the oldest habitable medina in the entire Sahara. The oasis being one of the busiest caravan trade centres...More

1  Thank alkantetik
Reviewed August 12, 2015

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...More

2  Thank UnchartedBackpacker
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...More

1  Thank Libyatravelandtours
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...More

1  Thank GDE W
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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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

1  Thank architect78
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...More

6  Thank mrdh
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...More

5  Thank justlovenit
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