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Address: Sabratah, Libya

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One of the most beautiful places I have ever been

I hope Libya and the rest of North Africa recover from the troubles that have been plaguing them, as they have a wonderful heritage and very friendly people. This ancient... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2016
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65 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

I hope Libya and the rest of North Africa recover from the troubles that have been plaguing them, as they have a wonderful heritage and very friendly people. This ancient attraction is one of the most beautiful and intact Roman ruins I have ever visited. Awe-inspiring.

1 Thank neddyirl
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Reviewed 19 June 2015 via mobile

A place where you can enjoy with family or friends. Sabratha ruins is located on the west of tripoli 80 km, the area is quit safe. Amazing atmospher and well preserved ruins

1 Thank Ayoub M
Katy, Texas
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24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2015

I had the opportunity to visit the ancient town of Sabratha and was overwhelmed by a feeling that I was surrounded by souls of the past. I’m not really a believer in the supernatural, but there is no doubt that I was surrounded by unseen, but definitely felt “companions” as we explored the site. The visit was one of the... More 

1 Thank Mike D
Island of Malta, Malta
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88 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2015

Roman ruins preserved well. Its a UNCESCO site though there are not many tourists.Its by the side of the mediterrean sea .Its better if you have a guide to know the site.

1 Thank anji7022
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2015

I visited Sabratah in October 2010 and far prefered it to Leptis Magna, this was mainly due to our guide, who was an archeology proffessor and explained thw who, why and where of every street. One such nugget was the reason why there are so many headless statues, it's because the Romans used to recycle the bodies and substute a... More 

1 Thank squirrelsnuts
Guernsey, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 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 

2 Thank Chris L
Dusseldorf, Germany
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214 reviews
83 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 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 

6 Thank Luisa R
Hebden Bridge
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50 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 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.

1 Thank MytholmroydDavid
Tripoli, Libya
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50 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 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
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2012

i enjoyed with my friends when i visited it , safe .. healthy area .. clear air .. .. location for friends , family . .... enjoy your time with sabratha ...

1 Thank kimmeladam

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