Libya has increased in popularity with tourists from around the world, every year more and more holiday makers arrive at Libya’s international airports to explore the history and culture this North African country has to offer.
Libya is filled with fantastic sights to explore with three main sights standing out. These sights should not be crossed off your itinerary when visiting the area.
Cyrene was one of the most important Greek colonies in the area which was later turned into a busy Roman town. Many of the Greek ruins still remain in this beautiful lush valley area.
Today Cyrene is an archaeological site where you can see the Temple of Apollo, the ten kilometer Necropolis and so much more. You can spend a good few hours making your way through Cyrene and seeing the spectacular ruins.
Sabratha was a 500BC port and today many of the ruins are still standing. There are a selection of well-preserved ruins for you to explore, sending you back in time and giving you a true feeling of what it must have been like to live here all those centuries ago. Wander the area and see the temples, the forum and the theatre before you go into the museum where you can see a number of the excavated items found on the site.
Leptis Magna has a very impressive selection of Roman ruins that are very well-preserved. This is the most popular tourist attraction in Libya drawing thousands of tourists every year. Here you can wander through a complete town and imagine what the buildings must have looked like when they were still standing all those centuries ago. Be sure to see the harbor area, the baths, the temples and the very impressive amphitheater, which will take your breath away.