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Address: Al Khums, Libya
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One of the best preserved Roman cities is situated on the Mediterranean...

One of the best preserved Roman cities is situated on the Mediterranean Sea.

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One of the best in the world

These ruins are one of the best preserved in the world. It gives you a real feeling of how the Romans would have lived, many builings are still there, and that gives you a feeling... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 July 2016
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Venhuizen, The Netherlands
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Venhuizen, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

These ruins are one of the best preserved in the world. It gives you a real feeling of how the Romans would have lived, many builings are still there, and that gives you a feeling how Roman life would have been like. If you are in Libya, definately a must go to site.

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016

I've been before the war, and was astonising. I'm expecting that the actual situation ends to go back, if yoo love history, that place is a must, huge ruins, in a dry climate (bring water and sun protection), choose a good guide. That system don't allow me to choose the right date

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New Haven, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2015

Very well preserved part of history. No matter what time of the year you visit, it will always be scorching hot, so be prepared with hats,water bottle and good walking shoes.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015

We travelled back in 2010 but having just been to Pompeii it reminded me of this marvellous place. It truly is a gem of a site and at the time it had not really been developed. Obviously now in 2015 the country is still dangerous but it is a must see if you love Roman architecture. It's a truly marvellous... More 

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Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2015

A showcase of Roman architecture and lifestyle. The best preserved Roman ruins in the world. A great find.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

Nice people and beautiful places you can swim at the amazing beach and theirs musim contains many ancient things and also you can visit the following areas to see septimos sefors

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2015

These are the roman ruins which have a vast history behind them though the buildings have been damaged by natural calamities but still very interesting to spend a day & look back

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2015

I was there as a teenager, so don't know how it looks now, but the whole ancient city is here. Hardly to find something similar.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2015 via mobile

The date is incorrect! My family and I lived in Tripoli from 2009 to 2011 and we had a amazing life by that time! This ace is unbelievable, Leptis is much bigger and most impressive than Sabratha or even the Coliseum. And unfortunately i am almost sure that now days there is no one taking care of these jewels in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2015

Lets be honest. Libya doesn't have much going for it. There is literally no way to get there anymore, and even when there was the locals didn't really want you to be there. However, should all this nonsense disappear and miraculously a liberal, secular government be installed, make sure to get there. The Libyans didn't take care of the surrounds;... More 

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