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Just amazing!

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

Reviewed 30 July 2016
ExPatinNica
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I arrived in sharm on the 2nd off July 😊😊😊 one of my best holidays yet ....... On my arrival at... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2016
Hot bimbo
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The site of a once-prosperous Greek colony with a vast necropolis.
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Al Bayda, Libya
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Reviewed 30 July 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.

1  Thank ExPatinNica
Reviewed 22 June 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

Thank Hot bimbo
Reviewed 12 January 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

2  Thank shali2014
Reviewed 3 September 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

2  Thank Ezedin
Reviewed 12 December 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

Thank freeyah
Reviewed 8 July 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

Thank h c
Reviewed 13 June 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

Thank DrSPBindra
Reviewed 17 May 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

1  Thank Libyatravelandtours
Reviewed 5 December 2011

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

Thank brightonaiki
Reviewed 12 January 2011

Americans have only been allowed entry to Libya since June 2010 and this privilege is subject to change, so check on your current status. I was on the cruise ship M/V Discovery. We docked in Benhazi and traveled by bus to the Global Heritage site...More

1  Thank maineexpl0rer
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